If learning more about molecular gastronomy was one of your New Year's resolutions, we've got a great collection of sous vide recipes for you to try. Cooking sous vide involves vacuum sealing food and cooking it at a consistent low temperature in a water bath. It's a very straight-forward technique that has soared in recent years because it yield tender, juicy meat.
What's great about sous vide is that the technique can be applied to practically anything - protein, vegetables and even dessert. Below you'll find five great sous vide recipes to get you started.
To learn more about sous vide, check out this great tutorial on how to make caramel sauce from writer Amy Watson who spent a week at the Modernist Cuisine Cooking Lab in Washington. You can also find a wealth of information by visiting Chefsteps.
Take a look to the five sous vide recipes we've chosen for you.
Sous Vide Recipes: Medium-Rare Duck Breast and Thigh
Melt-in-your-mouth duck breast and thigh are prepared with sprouts, red beets and "interestingly sour" potatoes in this recipe from Italian chef Giancarlo Morelli.
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