sous vide

adjective or adverb
\ ˌsü-ˈvēd How to pronounce sous vide (audio) \

Definition of sous vide

: relating to or denoting a method of cooking food slowly in a vacuum-sealed pouch at a low temperature so as to retain most of the juice and aroma

Examples of sous vide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Reviewers raved about this vacuum sealer, citing its ease of use and praising its secure and leak-proof seal during sous vide cooking. Gabrielle Hondorp, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Food Vacuum Sealers To Keep Your Meals Fresh," 8 Oct. 2020 Despite a growth in popularity in the past decade or so, sous vide remains a bit of a fringe kitchen activity, a little too nerdy for the general population. Joe Ray, Wired, "To Master Sous Vide, You Just Need a Good Cookbook," 7 Oct. 2020 This oven basically does sous vide, only faster and easier. Wilson Rothman, WSJ, "From Baking to Sous Vide, This Smart Steam Oven Is Your New Kitchen BFF," 4 Oct. 2020 These silicone bags are the perfect replacement for one-use plastic sandwich bags, and they can even be used for cooking sous vide. Camryn Rabideau, USA TODAY, "15 Shark Tank products that are actually worth it," 24 Sep. 2020 Experiment with sous vide or air-frying techniques—and check in on progress remotely. Pedro Nekoi, House Beautiful, "How Kitchen Trends Have Changed in the Pandemic," 18 Sep. 2020 Among the more ambitious menu options is a pork collar that the duo plans to cook sous vide, then finish over binchotan coals. Janelle Bitker,, "7 highly anticipated Bay Area restaurants still opening this fall," 9 Sep. 2020 Cooking vegetables sous vide yields more flavor and nutrition. Mercedes Cardona, Good Housekeeping, "Cooking Experts Breakdown Everything You Need to Know About Sous Vide," 10 Aug. 2020 Take your home cooking to the next level with a sleek sous vide tool that connects to your smartphone. Julianne Ross, CNN Underscored, "20 of the most interesting products to shop on Amazon right now," 12 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of sous vide

1986, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sous vide

French, literally, under vacuum

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21 Oct 2020

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“Sous vide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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