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Model:
A2.2-120V-US
SKU:
5550900
Your price for this item is $129.99

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 511 reviews

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Cook this way and change your life!

    Cook this way and change your life!

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    Simple concept. Seal food in a bag, submerge in water at the minimum temperature when done, for the proper time: For me: Fish for 30 minutes at 122 then remove immediately for best results, lamb at 131 for at least 3 hours, turkey at 144 for at least 3 hours, chicken also at 144 for at least two hours. Since cooking to the perfect temperature when done, can remove from water bath at any time. No over cooking, even hours later. Photo of salmon seasoned with capers.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    No need for anything more complicated.

    No need for anything more complicated.

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    As a chef, we use this quite a bit in our daily cooking. I decided to buy one for home use and got the exact same model. Figured if it was good enough for a commercial kitchen it's good enough for home. I was amazed at just how accurate the temperature is. I checked it using a Thermapen and the Thermadot probe. All read within a tenth of each other. Heats fast, runs quiet and works flawlessly. I sous vide everything now! Newer models I'm sure are great but this 800 watt unit works for me.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Love Sous Vide!

    Love Sous Vide!

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    i was intruduced to sous vide cooking when my friend brought it up to me. i have never heard of it before, but after she told me about it, i decided to give it a try. the best decision i made. easy to use, and you get some of the most flavorful and tender steaks, chicken and pork. it may seem a bit tedious as you need to wait at least an hour or so, but its well worth it. it also allows you time to do other things while you're waiting, and once its done, you can do a quick sear and you're good to go. for anyone who hasn't tried it, i highly recommend it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Sous Vide cooker

    Great Sous Vide cooker

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    Posted .

    This was my first time cooking sous vide. I highly recommend this cooker if you are wanting to try sous vide. You must use your phone if you want to use the timer function. Although, this is not really necessary. The timer doesn't stop the cooking process. It just lets you know then the time expires. If you want to use the timer, you set the time and temp on your phone and tell it to start. The app will tell you when the water is heated to the desired temp and prompt you to put in your food. Only after clicking ok does the timer start. I have mostly just put my food in the water out of the tap, start it, and walk away. I lose the timer function but that not a big deal. You may want to consider paying the extra money for the wifi version. I wish I would have. It would be nice to be able to start a 4 hour cook from my office so it's ready when I get home.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for Steak

    Great for Steak

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    This product is very easy to get started with and the first steak dinner I made was spectacular. Definitely one of if not the best steaks I have ever had.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Food cooked this way will surpass your expectation

    Food cooked this way will surpass your expectation

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    I was skeptical... My son in law tried Sous Vide and it was difficult without this Anova cooker. He said the Anova made it so much simpler. The filet mignon steaks he cooked at Thanksgiving were stupendous. When I didn't get one for Christmas, I went out and bought one for myself. We cooked a beef tenderloin and prime rib to perfection. We have tried fish and liked it too. I plan to use it for melting chocolate in candy making because can control the bath temperature so precisely...

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great, solid design

    Great, solid design

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    Posted .

    This is my first Sous Vide cooler and it’s been awesome. There is a reason everybody loves this model. I even did a 24hr cook at 185F and it didn’t miss a beat.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Haven't stopped using this thing

    Haven't stopped using this thing

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    Posted .

    I have been wanting one of these immersion circulators for the longest time and finally bought one. This Anova is super simple to use. The one thing I do have a complaint about is that the app sometimes doesn't notify me 100% of the time when my water bath is done, but the device does beep. The app also has some great recipes. Overall, this thing is great. I've been using it almost every day since I've bought it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best way to cook a steak

    Best way to cook a steak

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    Posted .

    We bought the sous vide because we heard you could use it to make delicious steak. After we tried it out, we realized we'd never make another steak any other way. Such an awesome invention!!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome product!!

    Awesome product!!

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    Purchased as a gift for my husband. Best gift ever!! He has made so many new recipes since receiving. Holds tempature very well. Even cooks well using a large container. Worth every penny!!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Makes the perfect steak!

    Makes the perfect steak!

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    Posted .

    I love this it's so easy to use and with basically zero effort!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Anova

    Anova

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    Posted .

    Great tool!! Made teriyaki salmon and it was awesome!! The one cool thing is no lingering odors of last night's dinner!!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Cooking made easy

    Cooking made easy

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    Posted .

    Bought this due to other reviews I've read online for this particular model. Wasn't quite sure what to expect even after reading about it from multiple sources. The first thing I noticed was how big the unit was compared to what is pictured. I don't think the pictures really show you the size of this thing, it is BIG... but it does move quite a bit of water so it just comes with the territory. I've only made one meal with it, but it was so simple and came out delicious that it will be great to use on occasion. I don't think this is a "use it for every meal" type solution as it takes a lot of time to cook, even though it is very fast preparation wise. One more heads up that I never noticed in other reviews is that it takes a lot of time just to get the water to the right temperature. Took a good 20 minutes just for that in my first use. But, the chicken came out perfectly cooked... evenly through and through which is the point of this thing. Seems well built and I suspect it will last me quite a while. One other note is that the Wi-Fi version supposedly allows you turn it on from anywhere with your cell phone (so you can start cooking on your way home from work for example). That's the biggest difference I've noticed between the 2 models. But, like I mentioned before, I don't see this as a replacement to cook all meals so not a big issue to me. All and all, I think you get what you pay for with this thing!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent entry-level Sous Vide instrument!

    Excellent entry-level Sous Vide instrument!

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    Posted .

    I've always wanted to try Sous Vide cooking after reading so much about it online. Supposedly, it's the best way to cook steak. Well, I do love me some steak, so when the ANOVA Precision Cooker showed up in front of me, on sale, when I was waiting in line on Black Friday, I took it as a sign. Bought it, picked up some steaks the next day. Set it up using the easy to follow instructions on the app, and I was cooking. About 45 minutes later, it was done, and I was searing. It was a good steak. I would talk about the steak more, but the review is for the ANOVA. Cooking Sous Vide requires some research and some kitchen know-how, because you need to figure out if, a) your item will Sous Vide, and b) how will you "finish" the dish. The ANOVA takes the guesswork out of rare vs. med-rare and (ugh) well-done. The app has some useful guidelines and recipes. I would say that the app can get confusing, so just navigate it carefully. Also, the pairing can get wonky if you fall out of range of the device. On some occasions, my timers got reset, which was not that big of a problem, but I feel that I should share it. I'm thinking I should pick up a dedicated tablet/device for my kitchen, so this wouldn't happen again. The ANOVA does its job. The big reason that I did not give it a 5-star rating was the app. You don't need the app to cook sous vide with it, but it's super helpful when you do.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Sous Vide if you have the space

    Great Sous Vide if you have the space

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    The Anova Sous Vide is a great device for beginners and advanced chefs alike as it will provide you with the most accurate cook times however there are some downsides to it. Pros: -Device can be started and adjusted manually, no phone or anything -Device works great temperatures stay withing 0.1 of a degree and there arent any inconsistencies - Food texture is alot better -Great item where you can just dump your food in and relax until done. Cons: -The bluetooth on this thing is abysmal, I would highly reccomend the wifi version if the mobile/phone aspect of this device is your main appeal for this item. - The item is LARGE *think of a skinnier 2 liter bottle* -The Anova app isnt the best and there are pretty limited recipes on it. So in summary its a great device but its not really as mature as it could be. Still great for basic sous vide but its not really a life changer for most.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Prime Rib Magician!

    Prime Rib Magician!

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    Owned for 1.5 years when reviewed.

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    This is my secret in making a perfect prime rib for the family. I use it every Christmas, Thanksgiving and Birthdays to make prime rib, pork chops and steak.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    My husband loves it!!!

    My husband loves it!!!

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    Owned for more than 2 years when reviewed.

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    Great quality product! It’s easy to use and the purpose is there. Ever since my husband got it. His been making all kinds of stuff. We loved the results and the easy to clean. It’s very convenient to use as well.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    The only way to cook meats

    The only way to cook meats

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    If you enjoy eating meat (chicken, pork, steak, etc.) this device is for you. It cooks meats PERFECTLY. No more guess work. You set the temperature to the exact doneness you want and voila your meat comes out perfect. Every. Single. Time. No more worries about accidentally overcooking your meat by leaving it on the stove for an extra minute or two. The only downside with cooking sous vide is that it does take a lot longer. Fortunately, you don't have to babysit your food. To borrow the phrase from another device, you can just set it and forget it. I use this thing a few times a week and have had it for over a year.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Skeptical but turning in to a believer!

    Skeptical but turning in to a believer!

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    Posted .

    My first uses left a little to be desired but as i get better at using it and understanding how to use it...the results are out standing. Well worth the additional time it takes to prepare the food Sous vide...steaks are delicious. starting to cook other items. great way to cook and wife and daughter (my food critics) absolutely love the results.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Very Nice Cooker

    Very Nice Cooker

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    Posted .

    I purchased it online from BestBuy and it showed up two days later. That evening I cooked a pork loin and it turned out perfect! Quick browning in the skillet and you're done. I have since cooked chicken and steak, both to the perfect doneness! I downloaded the Anova APP and it provides a lot of good recipes and makes programing even easier ( I do wish the app would alert when the water comes to the correct temperature and the cooking time is complete). But there is nothing to put together, simple to use, and cooks to the doneness you select without needing a temperature probe, and there is virtually no cleanup. I look forward to using it on a regular basis! What's not to like!

    I would recommend this to a friend