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Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-03-2017, 10:21 AM
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Posted By Charski
Buy a pack of 4 oz canning jars - they don't cost...

Buy a pack of 4 oz canning jars - they don't cost much. I use them to make yogurt - just pour the yogurt in and stick them all in the dehydrator for 8 hours. Presto change-o - delicious yogurt,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-02-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Oh how fun, Janie! :up: Can't wait to hear...

Oh how fun, Janie! :up:

Can't wait to hear how your inaugural run went.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-28-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Charski
Thanks Janie! The Anova has gone on special...

Thanks Janie!

The Anova has gone on special a few times, worth keeping an eye on it. There are a couple other brands which have good reviews too.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-28-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Charski
Hi Janie! :hiya: No. After Dad's passing...

Hi Janie! :hiya:

No. After Dad's passing on 11/18, we just didn't do ANY Christmas shopping at all. So I'll wait and see what the next big sale brings and then decide.

Let me know if you go...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-11-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Charski
Yeah, that's why I'm still vacillating on the...

Yeah, that's why I'm still vacillating on the Anova - I'd love to be able to stick it in ANY vessel to use it! We'll see. Maybe Santa will bring me one! :D
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-10-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
The Dork Foods is simply a controller, not a...

The Dork Foods is simply a controller, not a heater/water circulator - which is why you can use it with ANY non-digital cooker, like a crock pot, roaster oven, heck we even use it with a seedling...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-08-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
I don't bother with steaks in mine, since I like...

I don't bother with steaks in mine, since I like mine cooked rare anyway, I like ribeyes which are generally tender, and I don't think they benefit from the sous vide enough to get it all out and set...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-07-2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Charski
I still love mine too - they're so wonderful for...

I still love mine too - they're so wonderful for so many things. Never thought to reheat but what a great idea!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-09-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Charski
I do. I have three of the DorkFoods controllers...

I do. I have three of the DorkFoods controllers now (because DH keeps repurposing them for beer-brewing!) and I have two roaster ovens, one is 8 quart and the other 22 quart - they work GREAT for...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-16-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Now that's a great idea! :up:

Now that's a great idea! :up:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-15-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 114
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Posted By Charski
Wow, been a long time since any of us sous...

Wow, been a long time since any of us sous vide'rs posted here! :)

DH has commandeered both my DorkFoods sous vide controllers for beer brewing - which means I haven't cooked anything using the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-13-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Thanks for the review! I'm gonna try it too!

Thanks for the review! I'm gonna try it too!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-12-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
I got one like that (not Cuisinart brand though)...

I got one like that (not Cuisinart brand though) a couple months back - we made some KILLER Cubano sandwiches in it, and heck yeah, to finish off the sous vide stuff - :up:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-29-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
:clap: I hope they ALL buy one and love it...

:clap:

I hope they ALL buy one and love it as much as I do! :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-28-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Barbo, the DorkFoods boys are AWESOME! LOL! ...

Barbo, the DorkFoods boys are AWESOME! LOL!

I love that the president and co-founder signs his title as "Chief Dork" :laugh:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-28-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Yep, me too - the two tri-tips were succulently...

Yep, me too - the two tri-tips were succulently juicy and tender. A quick flash on the gas grill and they were perfect!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-21-2013, 07:44 PM
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Posted By Charski
Oh, that's so cool! :up: I hope he loves it as...

Oh, that's so cool! :up: I hope he loves it as much as we do.

I'm going to do two corned beef briskets on Friday. My stepson and his girlfriend are coming to stay until Tuesday morning (oh joy,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-20-2013, 09:00 PM
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Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
These weren't that bad, Greybb - I don't have the...

These weren't that bad, Greybb - I don't have the exact amount in front of me, but for two of us, it was a price I was willing to pay. Sometimes I compare with what I'd spend on something similar if...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-19-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
I bought two beautiful veal rib chops (which...

I bought two beautiful veal rib chops (which would be rib steaks if you bought them from an animal called a STEER instead! :) ) and cooked them in the sous vide at 135* for about 7 hours, then...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-11-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Yum yum RIBZ!! Won't be long before we can run...

Yum yum RIBZ!! Won't be long before we can run our smoker, filled with half-racks of baby back ribs. :yummy:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-06-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Mine is so easy! Cubed pork, whatever is...

Mine is so easy! Cubed pork, whatever is cheap/on sale (not tenderloin though, there's no reason to use that beautiful cut for something like this!) - throw in crockpot with 1 chopped onion, 1 diced...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-05-2013, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Charski
Yum yum yum! I love me some pulled pork. We...

Yum yum yum! I love me some pulled pork. We just finished some off last week (all those Cubano sandwiches! :D ) and I could already eat more.

DH just polished off the last of the goat cheese...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-03-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
This isn't BAD but when it's already 78* in the...

This isn't BAD but when it's already 78* in the house (no AC here in Central Coastal CA - there are about 3 days per year when it would be nice though!) I don't want to do ANYTHING in here that...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-02-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
The ribs were sooooo good! (Again!) I was...

The ribs were sooooo good! (Again!)

I was going to do lamb in there today but it's supposed to be mid 80s and I really don't want that thing heating up my house all day long. It won't hurt the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-01-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
I've got beef ribs in the sous vide again. I had...

I've got beef ribs in the sous vide again. I had bought them on sale, seasoned, and vacuum-sealed them 2 to a pack and stuck them in the freezer. Pulled out 2 packs today and put them in the sous...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-28-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Thanks for letting me know about the...

Thanks for letting me know about the grill-finishing on the steaks! I'm gonna do that!

I like mine RARE - as in, my Dad always says the vet might still be able to save that one! :laugh: DH...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-27-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
You'll love it, Greybb - we use ours (BOTH of...

You'll love it, Greybb - we use ours (BOTH of them!) ALL the time - DH has one going right now keeping the recently-bottled beer at a nice 74* for 10 days til it carbonates!

I think maybe the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-23-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
OK, I certainly WILL - DH will love them! Thanks...

OK, I certainly WILL - DH will love them! Thanks for the review.

Don't you just LOVE what sous vide does for meat? :love:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-22-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Yep, I buy those rolls at Costco - they come in...

Yep, I buy those rolls at Costco - they come in 8" and 11" widths. I rarely use the premade bags, although some did come with something I ordered - but they never seem to be the size I need! LOL!!...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-21-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
The boneless country style ribs from Costco are a...

The boneless country style ribs from Costco are a fave here. I didn't have the sous vide last time I made them - just cooked, covered with foil and having been rubbed with spicy goodness, at 325*...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-21-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
We ended up doing the Highlander beef steaks last...

We ended up doing the Highlander beef steaks last night, just grilled them. We'll do the burgers tonight. Can't wait.

I wrote out how I did my pork shoulder in the other thread - it's such a big...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-20-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
We probably won't sous vide them - I like mine...

We probably won't sous vide them - I like mine rare and DH likes his medium well. I don't have a problem with goat cheese (or feta) oozing out, but I'm real careful to pinch the edges down good...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-19-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
It turned out well - it never made big curds, it...

It turned out well - it never made big curds, it just made the real fine stuff, but no matter - I poured it into quadrupled cheesecloth AND a large coffee filter and let it drain, then pulled up the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-19-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
I have 2 quarts of fresh goat's milk in the sous...

I have 2 quarts of fresh goat's milk in the sous vide now - with a cup of half & half, a scant teaspoon of salt, and a teaspoon of citric acid. Got it set for 190* so we'll see if I can turn it into...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-16-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
That's why I love this board/thread/YOU! :D ...

That's why I love this board/thread/YOU! :D Everyone is so great about sharing!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-15-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Oh man they were SOOOO good! I simply sprinkled...

Oh man they were SOOOO good! I simply sprinkled with garlic salt & pepper, sealed, and popped into the sous vide at 155* for about 8 hours, then we grilled them on high heat for 5 minutes each side....
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-14-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Yum, that sounds good! I did my leg of lamb...

Yum, that sounds good!

I did my leg of lamb yesterday. I was actually surprised to find it was already fully cooked! It's one I bought at Costco, bought it because it said it was for sous...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-11-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
I struggle with that same dilemma - some things,...

I struggle with that same dilemma - some things, I can't decide if it's really worth it to do the whole vacuum-seal/sous vide thing or just throw them on a pan or the grill! LOL!

Now, if I was...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-30-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
Yum yum, sounds good! I haven't done that...

Yum yum, sounds good!

I haven't done that lamb leg yet, but plan to next week. Can't wait.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-23-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,732
Posted By Charski
We did the ribeye steak last night. It was good,...

We did the ribeye steak last night. It was good, but not overly tender - I think that's more a product of where I bought it (probably a "select" grade) than the way it was cooked. I had it in the...
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