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 Joining the plates of Salisbury steaks partitioned from peas and carrots and mashed potatoes are cauliflower-dough pizzas, broccoli chia cakes, and sous vide egg white bites. Alicia Wallace, CNN, "Hot Pockets. Stouffer's Lasagna. Frozen food is hot again," 28 May 2020 The proliferation of the sous vide made an egg perhaps unnecessarily complicated. Washington Post, "Marinated Ramen Eggs," 6 Apr. 2020 Down Atlas Bistro’s Cory Oppold routinely utilizes sous vide components while catering parties and events in clients’ homes on his off nights. Dominic Armato, azcentral, "Torn between cooking and takeout? Try these 10 meal kits from metro Phoenix restaurants," 6 May 2020 Beyond the crisper lid for air frying, there are eleven one-touch cook modes like sear, sous vide, or dehydrate for something totally different. Popular Science, "Easy-to-use multi-cookers for fast, delicious meals," 29 Apr. 2020 The meal includes prime rib with au jus and horseradish cream, jumbo lump crab cakes with Cajun lobster sauce, signature sous vide bacon, Caesar and garden salads, chateau potatoes, roasted broccoli with garlic butter and strawberry cheesecake. Audrey Eads, Dallas News, "D-FW restaurants offering takeout and delivery for Easter and Passover," 31 Mar. 2020 To decelerate this cooling process, some chefs insulate meat from kitchen air with a vacuumed sous vide in a precisely heated water bath. Molly Glick, Popular Science, "A food scientist breaks down the thermodynamics between marshmallows and hot chocolate," 13 Jan. 2020 For now, easy breakfast and proteins seem to be the best choices to sous vide. Alyse Whitney, Bon Appetit, "Sous Vide Cooking Changed the Way I Meal Prep," 24 Jan. 2018 With sous vide, however, overcooking becomes impossible. The New York Times News Service Syndicate, The Denver Post, "The sous-vide machine to the rescue," 20 Nov. 2019

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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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3 Jun 2020

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“Sous vide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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