A Sous Vide Recipe: Ginger-Chili Duck Legs

Our friends at ChefSteps recently asked wild game expert David Draper for some recipes, and he delivered. Even the most enthusiastic duck hunters are often at a loss when it comes to ideas for cooking the bird’s legs. Enter ChefSteps guest contributor and wild game expert David Draper. His recommendation for tackling this fowl’s tough,…

What is Sous Vide Anyway?

Sous vide (pronounced /su veed/) is a French culinary term meaning ‘under vacuum.’ It refers to a low-temperature method of cooking that originated in the early 1800s, but is favored by many professional chefs today. In very basic terms, sous vide is putting ingredients into a vacuum-sealed bag, then immersing in warm water kept at a…

3 Sous Vide Recipes + A Giveaway

Have you seen our latest giveaway? We are pretty excited about sharing this one! ChefSteps partnered with us to give away a Joule Sous Vide – the sexy, sleek and smart sous vide machine. Along with the Joule, we are giving away a $300 gift card, so the winner can get the best meat to…

Enter Our Giveaway: Joule Sous Vide + $300 from D’Artagnan

September is the time to get back in the kitchen. Roasting pans and slow cookers come out again, and new culinary projects are undertaken. It’s the perfect time to learn how to sous vide. This technique is one of the secrets that chefs rely on to create perfectly-done steaks. But it’s not complicated when you have…