Category Archives: sous vide

Classic chicken dinner with rutabaga and broccoli. 5/4/21

May the fourth (of good nutrition) be with you. I remember taking our son to see the movie in 1983 when he was six years old. He’s been a Star Wars fan since and his kids are too. Personally I … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast. 4/13/21

Tonight John cooked our chicken breast using our immersion circulator set to 159F. The constant temperature of the circulating water means that you cannot overcook the chicken. He sealed the chicken in a plastic bag with a sprig of thyme. … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast, butternut squash, broccoli. 3/10/21

John set the temperature for 159F and the immersion circulator did the rest of the work. Once the water is at temperature we cook the meat for at least 1.5 hours. Then when I have the vegetables ready the chicken … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast with roasted vegetables. 2/22/21

Monday at our house is traditionally reserved for chicken. Especially when the kids were growing up they always knew that there would be some sort of chicken on Mondays. Often our daughter would be assigned to choose the spices for … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken, IP rutabagas, veg. 2/9/21

We used a couple of our specialty cookers for our comfort classic on Tuesday. For me, this dinner has a holiday vibe since the only time we ever had rutabagas was at Thanksgiving or Christmas. Making rutabagas which are very … Continue reading

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Chicken, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts. 1/29/21

On Friday we were supposed to have shrimp tacos but I needed something cozy, warming, and familiar. I suggested a rendition of Classic Chicken and John was totally on board. He set the sous vide for 159F and it was … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast with Instant Pot rutabagas, and broccoli. 12/22/20

I have got a lot of appliances working here today. The great thing about sous vide chicken is that your timeline is much more flexible because your chicken can wait for the rest of the dinner without overcooking. With the … Continue reading

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Classic chicken. 10/28/20

Hardly a week goes by that John and I do not make what I call Classic Chicken! Our son says that he makes a similar meal every Monday. I guess he inherited the chicken gene! Although everything was delicious, the … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner. 10/15/20

In these roiling times preparing a classic, comforting dinner for you and your family soothes your soul. So tonight we decide to make sous vide chicken breast with tarragon, mashed potatoes with chicken/mushroom gravy, and broccoli. We also pass up … Continue reading

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Winner, winner, chicken dinner. 9/16/20

September 16 is a celebration day for John and me. It is the day he retired from full-time work in 2002. He has been retired for 18 years! We have had a wonderful time being with each other doing so … Continue reading

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