\ˌsü-ˈvēd \

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

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Photo: Morgan Thompson One 20-something gave his mom’s standard roast chicken the sous vide treatment. Alina Dizik, WSJ, "Sorry Grandma, Your Soup Looks Boring on Instagram. So We’re ‘Fixing’ It," 23 Oct. 2018 Allora restaurant’s polpo appetizer includes sous vide octopus with a faintly sweet glaze, a pool of ink and gnocchi. Kate Washington, sacbee, "If Allora can learn to relax a little, it will be one of the city's best restaurants," 11 May 2018 In an era when homemade food means Instapots, sous vide and truffle oil, some cooks still stick by the basics. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Bejeweled Cranberry-Orange Rolls, childhood memories win this year's Pillsbury Bake-Off," 24 Feb. 2018 Employees greet every guest, bus every table, learn to cook sous vide, and bake their own bread for the sandwiches. New York Times, "A Restaurant Takes On the Opioid Crisis, One Worker at a Time," 10 July 2018 Today sous vide cooking is ubiquitous in fine-dining restaurants in the U.S., and PolyScience is the leading supplier of immersion circulators to restaurant kitchens. Kate Schmidt, Chicago Reader, "Archive Dive / Food & Drink / Technology How Mordecai chef-owner Matthias Merges helped transform modern fine dining," 17 May 2018 The gorgeous asparagus salad, with frisee, rhubarb and a maltaise vinaigrette is crowned with a 64-degree sous vide egg. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Review: Will Wentworth's cooking at Mordecai earn him another Michelin star?," 8 June 2018 The polpo appetizer starred sous vide octopus cooked to perfect tenderness, then crisped with a faintly sweet glaze and perched on a pool of ink with cheesy little gnocchi. Kate Washington, sacbee, "If Allora can learn to relax a little, it will be one of the city's best restaurants | The Sacramento Bee," 11 May 2018 Wu-Bower was a devotee of chef Thomas Keller's teachings in his landmark sous vide cookbook, Under Pressure. Joe Ray, WIRED, "A Young Chicago Chef Pursues Wood-Fired Perfection," 17 Apr. 2018

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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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