Category Archives: sous vide

Classic chicken dinner. 7/2/20

My classic chicken dinner features a sous vide chicken breast, rutabagas made in the Instant Pot, and sautéed broccoli and zucchini. Using our immersion circulator gives us a lot of flexibility for the chicken to wait while I finish off … Continue reading

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Weeknight chicken. 6/18/20

We had to slightly alter our dinner plans for Thursday because it was quite hot (93F) and we did not want to heat the kitchen up too much. John sous vide a chicken breast and made a pot of couscous … Continue reading

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Pork tenderloin with spicy ginger-peanut sauce. 6/11/20

We are finally done with chicken for the week and ready to try something new. I found this recipe on  NYTimes Cooking. The pork is cooked sous vide in its sauce and then charred a bit on the grill. The … Continue reading

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Classic chicken. 6/8/20

Every once in a while I need to throw a classic chicken dinner into the line-up. It is comfort food for me. And since for years chicken has been the go-to Monday dish, it is even more comforting to eat … Continue reading

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Un-chiladas . 5/29/20

I came up with the idea for this dinner. I said, “How about we have chicken breast with salsa verde, brown rice, and spicy black beans?” John said, “No tortillas? That would be like having un-chiladas!” And so out of … Continue reading

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Sous vide pork tenderloin with roasted vegetables. 5/6/20

I have some catching up to do! On Wednesday John sous vide a pork tenderloin. We have often sworn never to buy pork tenderloin again. Usually it turns out dry and tasteless. Using the immersion circulator set to 130F (a … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner. 4/22/20

What can I say? We are having a sous vide chicken breast again. And our sides are the usual Instant Pot cooked rutabagas plus sautéed broccoli with a little cauliflower. It may not be original or exotic but we have … Continue reading

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Tarragon chicken with mashed potatoes and broccoli. 4/15/20

We had a small change-up to our classic chicken dinner this week. Our daughter has tarragon growing in her garden and we asked her to bring some home. When John sous vide the chicken breast he added some leaves of … Continue reading

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🐑 Rack of lamb, mashed potatoes, and asparagus. 4/8/20

We had a delicious Passover dinner with a rack of lamb that John sous vide and then finished on the grill, buttery mashed potatoes, and asparagus. It was a very springtime menu. We threw the diet out the window for … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken breast with broccoli and rutabagas. 4/3/20

Rarely a week goes by that John and I do not make what we call our classic chicken dinner. John puts one chicken breast that we share in the immersion circulator and sets the temperature to 160F.  I chop up … Continue reading

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