One of the hottest cooking gadgets of 2017 is under $100 right now
It's time to find out why everyone's talking about sous vide cooking.
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Unless you've managed to avoid the internet for the past year, chances are you've at least heard murmurs of something called "sous vide." This hugely popular cooking trend is an unreal way to cook gourmet-quality meals at home, even if you're not a natural in the kitchen. And right now, you can save 33% on the best device for the job—the Anova Sous Vide Bluetooth Immersion Circulator ($99).
What is sous vide and why is it so popular?
Namely, it's a fool-proof way of a perfect meal, every time. To cook sous vide, you use a device called an immersion circulator that heats water to the exact temperature of the food you want to cook, and then you stick that food in a bad or a jar, submerge it in that water, and wait. The food slowly warms through to the precisely perfect temperature and literally cannot be overcooked. You never have to worry about undercooked chicken or overcooked steak, or rely on meat thermometers, or slice into your food to check its doneness.
I am not exaggerating when I say this cooking style will change your life. Did I mention there's almost no prep work? You just set it and forget it, and then—boom—dinner's ready.
Get the best device to try sous vide at a great price
Have I convinced you yet that you need to try sous vide? Good. Now you need an immersion circulator, and you're in luck. We've tested all the best models and the one that performed the best time and again is on sale right now.
The Anova Sous Vide Circulator, which typically costs $149, is on sale for $99 on Amazon as well as directly through Anova's website. This marks the best price we've seen in months outside of Cyber Monday's drop to $85. Still, a $50 discount for the top sous vide device on the market is a great opportunity. Not only does the Anova feature Bluetooth, so you can control it from an app on your phone, but it's the most accurate and consistent model available, ensuring the best possible outcome every single time.
If you'd prefer WiFi, Anova makes a version for you, and it's also on sale for $158.99, marked down from $200. It's not as precise as the Bluetooth version, but being able to keep an eye on dinner while you run a quick errand can make up for it.
Prices are accurate at the time of publication, but may change over time.