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by K_F_o_l_e_y
January 21st, 2021, 11:16 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1806
Views: 100054

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Pre-seared flank steak sous vide (bagged) in teppanyaki sauce (ChefSteps recipe: butter, shallots, shiitake, ginger, shaohshing rice wine, soy sauce, liquid smoke, vinegar, D'Artagnan demi-glace, sugar, xanthan gum, lemon juice), 130°F/SVM/rear/100% x 5 hr in Anova Precision Oven. Baby bok choy was ...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
January 11th, 2021, 7:00 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: It's been too long! Pizza!
Replies: 1559
Views: 93032

Re: It's been too long! Pizza!

Total pizza rookie seeking suggestions for baking steel/stone, flour, a suggested book or website, whatever might help. I've perused this thread, but many of the links are outdated. Robert A lot depends on what type of oven you have and what style of pizza you want to make. If you are using a conve...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
January 1st, 2021, 4:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Glass Help?
Replies: 15
Views: 950

Re: Wine Glass Help?

Save your money for wine and get some Korin glasses. Beautiful, affordable (on sale), and very very hard to break. Next best are Schott Zwiesel Tritans (titanium crystal). I have more than 100, and I think I've broken 2 or 3 in the past 10 years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NXCsgMKAsM https://w...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
December 30th, 2020, 9:08 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Tom G l a s g o w wrote: December 30th, 2020, 5:32 pm I thought this oven was not ready for prime time?
Neither was AVENUE 5.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
December 30th, 2020, 3:12 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Crispy baby gold potatoes in APO
by K_F_o_l_e_y
December 25th, 2020, 3:39 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

French baguettes using a biga preferment, based on a recipe from Irish chef Patrick Ryan 464°F/100% steam/full convection x 8 min, then 464°F/0% steam/full convection for 15 min in Anova Precision Oven. IMG_0922.jpg www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0U8RdRdFDU www.ilovecooking.ie/food-tv/baguettes-masterclas...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
December 23rd, 2020, 3:47 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Robert M yers wrote: December 23rd, 2020, 3:09 pm Does anybody have any thoughts on reheating fried chicken?
Let it warm to room temp, then 350-400F/0% steam/Rear heat/full convection on a wire rack for 10-15min or until crisp.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
December 18th, 2020, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Third Twin Offer
Replies: 35
Views: 3403

Re: The Third Twin Offer

Thank you whomever canceled their order so I could get my wishlist Graciano. [cheers.gif]
by K_F_o_l_e_y
December 11th, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: "I've stopped eating octopus..." Why?
Replies: 42
Views: 2787

Re: "I've stopped eating octopus..." Why?

A few years ago my girlfriend and I stopped eating animals cuter or smarter than ourselves. Octopus was the first on the list. And The Octopus Teacher brought it home - very hard to imagine eating one after seeing the film. I've stopped eating animals that are uglier and dumber than me. You should ...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
December 11th, 2020, 4:54 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Korean Fried Chicken - WTH??
Replies: 26
Views: 2053

Re: Korean Fried Chicken - WTH??

My town apparently has the only god-awful KFC joint in the world. A Bonchon, but not like any Bonchon anywhere else (even other locations in the Boston area). I guess they must be franchising and these owners clearly didn't pay any attention during class. I'm not even sure how it is physically possi...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
December 3rd, 2020, 11:56 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 118
Views: 16316

Re: Greater Boston

Cobble 318 Harvard Street Suite 39 Brookline, MA 02446 https://www.dinneratcobble.com Brand new BYOB (legal) in Brookline MA that offers private and semi-private dining for 2-12. Even offers mixers so you can bring your own liquor to mix cocktails at the table (they can't do it it for you).

 Chef/...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 23rd, 2020, 2:28 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1806
Views: 100054

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Gochujang chicken thighs and baby gold potatoes sous vide in combi oven, then briefly broiled in regular oven. Inspired by:

https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/slow- ... ng-chicken
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 19th, 2020, 4:09 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

167°F/100%/SVM/Rear x 16 min gives a traditional 63/75-degree egg texture:

by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 19th, 2020, 4:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Third Twin Offer
Replies: 35
Views: 3403

Re: The Third Twin Offer

SQN emails says: "This dominantly Mourvedre based wine is packed in a beautiful wooden box that houses 5 bottles." WA review says: "...but this time the core of the blend is Grenache as opposed to Mourvèdre...Composed of 42% Grenache, 17% Mourvèdre, 15% Petite Sirah, 12% Graciano, 11....
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 14th, 2020, 4:36 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Outside of the IT issues that Chris points out I like it a lot. I question the amount of water it uses. One would think to maintain 100% humidity at higher temps would take significant water. Love when the pan warps. Sounds like a gunshot... [wow.gif] George I'm not sure it is actually hitting 100%...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 14th, 2020, 4:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New Breville Pizzaiolo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing
Replies: 75
Views: 6507

Re: New Breville Pizzailo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing

Thanks Kevin, I think you’re the only person here with both. Know to convince the wife, she doesn’t understand why you would make your own. BTW, have you roasted vegetables in the Breville? Bill has both too. Yes, I've done a bit but not much. Bill has posted some good stuff on PizzaMaking.comg, li...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 14th, 2020, 3:19 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New Breville Pizzaiolo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing
Replies: 75
Views: 6507

Re: New Breville Pizzailo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing

If you had to choose between this and the anova oven, which would it be? If you like Neapolitanish pizza, the Breville hands down. I waited a year for the second generation ('820), which improves some of the features and reduces the liklihood of breaking the stone (although it still happens), and h...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 14th, 2020, 3:10 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Turkey roulade made with 2 deboned thighs, salt, herbs, transglutaminase, rolled in Saran, then vac packed, sous vide in APO 151°F/100% relative humidity x 5 hours, then unbagged and switched to 0% relative humidity x 1 hr, finally seared with Searzall torch. The APO is a lot of fun, and fortunately...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 10th, 2020, 3:18 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

I did two side by side roast chickens (Mary's Heritage birds) the other day using the Zuni method. Sous Vide for about 2.5 hours @150 followed by browning for about 15 minutes at 482. I'd say they were the best roast chickens ever. The juiciness of the chicken while eating was like wringing out a w...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 10th, 2020, 3:11 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Are there special pans to go in the oven? My wife just ordered one and is asking me how to get the perforated roaster pan. The Anova perforated pan that appears in some of their videos is not available yet (don't ask me why). Unfortunately, the 2 racks and 1 sheet pan that come with the oven are cr...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 7th, 2020, 7:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most beautiful wine labels?
Replies: 157
Views: 9222

Re: Most beautiful wine labels?

Merry Edwards
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 7th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

If you are having trouble maintaining a low temp when proofing, try turning the fan off, since it seems to add heat to the oven (more details on the Reddit combi board). Obviously, can't do with steam, which requires the rear heater with fan on high.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
November 4th, 2020, 12:28 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

A lot of “serious home chefs” don’t require or use a lot of fancy new options - just sayin.’ Use whatever you like or need to cook as you want, but let’s not make “serious” equal “expensive new tools” Like serious wine lovers who don’t have a wine cellar? I thought you were being a bit tongue in ch...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 31st, 2020, 11:53 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1806
Views: 100054

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Fried eggs in sous vide toasted cream This dish wasn’t entirely cooked in an Anova Precision Oven, only the sous vide toasted heavy cream.  But by doing sous vide in the APO, it avoids having to set up the immersion circulator and heats a lot faster than a water bath.  It also encourages you to put...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 29th, 2020, 11:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Spring 2020 offer
Replies: 73
Views: 9897

Re: SQN Spring 2020 offer

Anyone have any idea what happened to the Spring 2020 white offer (2017 vintage)?
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 29th, 2020, 11:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Spring 2020 offer
Replies: 73
Views: 9897

Re: SQN Spring 2020 offer

I love it when strange wildlife arrives at my door!
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 28th, 2020, 8:42 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: It's been too long! Pizza!
Replies: 1559
Views: 93032

Re: It's been too long! Pizza!

stevetimko wrote: October 28th, 2020, 6:46 pm This YouTube chef released a video today about Chicago deep-dish pizza and said it is really a casserole. He makes a good argument.
At least it's not NY style, the hot dog of the pizza world.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 28th, 2020, 2:42 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Both the sandwich and wings look great, Kevin. But...I have to ask (at least for the grilled cheese...wings I can see being better): WHY? I can have a great grilled cheese in a pan in about 10 minutes, max. Is it more about the tinkering and hobby of it? I'm truly seeking to understand. This was be...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 28th, 2020, 1:16 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Both the sandwich and wings look great, Kevin. But...I have to ask (at least for the grilled cheese...wings I can see being better): WHY? I can have a great grilled cheese in a pan in about 10 minutes, max. Is it more about the tinkering and hobby of it? I'm truly seeking to understand. This was be...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 28th, 2020, 12:04 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 665
Views: 44592

Re: Another Flannery PSA

T Welch wrote: October 28th, 2020, 11:52 am
cjsavino wrote: October 26th, 2020, 10:19 am
Troy Stark wrote: October 26th, 2020, 8:17 am Scratch that; password recovery worked.
Just did the same, but does not show my recent orders.
My account showed no previous sales and I basically had to create a new account.
Mine shows previous orders.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 27th, 2020, 3:25 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 665
Views: 44592

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Joe Chanley wrote: October 27th, 2020, 3:19 pm Yea they always have a rib roast sale
When is that usually? Although my friend is probably looking for steaks for NYE (he's never had any Flannery).
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 27th, 2020, 3:17 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 665
Views: 44592

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Does Flannery ever have sales at this time of year through New Years? Asking for a friend.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 27th, 2020, 1:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Spring 2020 offer
Replies: 73
Views: 9897

Re: SQN Spring 2020 offer

cjsavino wrote: October 27th, 2020, 9:32 am Shipping this week got a ups notice
Got mine too.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 27th, 2020, 1:29 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Both the sandwich and wings look great, Kevin. But...I have to ask (at least for the grilled cheese...wings I can see being better): WHY? I can have a great grilled cheese in a pan in about 10 minutes, max. Is it more about the tinkering and hobby of it? I'm truly seeking to understand. This was be...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 26th, 2020, 12:50 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

The Anova Precision Oven is a GRILLED CHEESE MACHINE! 1) 10 min to warm up to 482°F/0%/Top+Rear & Fan (need to use app to do this) 2) While warming up, make your favorite cheesy sandwich and spread a very thin (as thin as you can get it) layer of Hellman's mayonnaise on the exteriors of the sand...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 25th, 2020, 8:01 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Wings & football, of course (one of my teams lost, and the DVR holds the secret of the other…). I tried Anova’s APO recipe, two different ways: 1. Only 2 hours air drying in the fridge, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly, spraying on a light coating of avocado oil 2. 24 hours air drying, ...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 18th, 2020, 2:41 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Steamed & roasted whole cauliflower with tahini, dukkah & Aleppo peppers in Anova Precision Oven

356°F/100% steam x 25m; 482°F/0% steam x 20m (rotate a couple of times while roasting), finish with salt, EVOO, tahini, dukkah, Aleppo pepper flakes (a bit of lemon juice would be nice too)
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 9th, 2020, 10:49 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

This looks really interesting. I like the size as it looks quite useable, but that also makes it a bit big for a countertop appliance. Watched Kenji's unboxing video (I thought he was going to use it when I clicked to watch). I'd really love to hear from some of you once you start using it, especia...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 8th, 2020, 10:01 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Anova and simple connectivity in the same sentence... they have never been able to get connectivity right. Never. The main reason I did not buy an Anova sous vide. I get fairly shitty reception at my place. No way was I going to tie a kitchen appliance to connectivity. To be fair, neither the Anova...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 8th, 2020, 7:12 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

In case this will help anyone else: OK, I solved the connectivity problem in a kludgy way (will have to see if I will be able to get the intended non-kludgy way to work now that the firmware update is downloaded). 1. Trying the same approach as I previously tried on my iPhone but with my ancient iPa...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 7th, 2020, 7:27 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Has anyone had trouble connecting to the app/wifi? I just spent >1 hr trying to connect my APO to the the Anova Oven app on my smartphone (iPhone 11 Pro running latest iOS 14.01). I tried: Turning off Bluetooth (suggested by app) Both 2.4 & 5 GHz wifi Turned off 5 Ghz Changed wifi password (no s...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 5th, 2020, 1:55 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1806
Views: 100054

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Grill take over down in Portland at a buddy’s house. Friend brought over some Columbia River king, so I whipped up a soy-miso glaze and cooked it at a fairly low (300-325) temp to keep the albumins from popping. Maybe it's a matter of degree, but I still often see this when sous viding salmon <120°...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 5th, 2020, 1:52 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Chris Freemott wrote: October 5th, 2020, 12:02 pm Mine was delivered
haven't fired it up yet as I have work to do (damn employment!)

will report tonight.
Hejna got his too - he will likely beat me here.
Mine arrives tomorrow. [cheers.gif]
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 4th, 2020, 12:52 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

First review I've seen for the Anova Precision Oven (requires a subscription): https://www.wsj.com/articles/from-baking-to-sous-vide-this-smart-steam-oven-is-your-new-kitchen-bff-11601816401 Positive, although not a super hardcore review. No sub: https://apkmetro.com/from-baking-to-sous-vide-this-s...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
October 4th, 2020, 11:27 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

First review I've seen for the Anova Precision Oven (requires a subscription):

https://www.wsj.com/articles/from-bakin ... 1601816401

Positive, although not a super hardcore review.
by K_F_o_l_e_y
September 26th, 2020, 12:47 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: It's been too long! Pizza!
Replies: 1559
Views: 93032

Re: It's been too long! Pizza!

I will check that next time, Kevin. its a good data point to have. My impression (but I'm not an expert) is that cooling the flour, water, etc is usually done to keep the final dough temp <80°F (I believe the maximum growth rate for baker's yeast is at ~79°F). In particular, using a mixer will incr...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
September 26th, 2020, 7:41 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: It's been too long! Pizza!
Replies: 1559
Views: 93032

Re: It's been too long! Pizza!

My latest, documented here. It is exactly where I wanted my pizza to be and it only took about 10 years to get here. lol I use La Pinsa flour for this Neapolitan/New York hybrid pie and it tastes just about exactly to my favorite in my neighborhood, Giove. Giorgio Giove the did help me very much ge...
by K_F_o_l_e_y
September 25th, 2020, 2:56 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1806
Views: 100054

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Kris Patten wrote: September 24th, 2020, 9:04 pm
K_F_o_l_e_y wrote: September 2nd, 2020, 12:35 pm Cauliflower florets roasted at 750°F with dukkah, Aleppo peppers and tahini
Made this last night.....killer. Would only add a bit more lemon juice to tahini drizzle.
Cool
by K_F_o_l_e_y
September 22nd, 2020, 1:52 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Brandon R wrote: September 22nd, 2020, 12:20 pm What's your commi$$ion rate on these things, Kevin? neener
I did get a thank you from Scott Heimendinger on YouTube. ¢¢¢
by K_F_o_l_e_y
September 22nd, 2020, 12:09 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 6012

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Like serious wine lovers who don’t have a wine cellar? I think the better analogy would be a serious wine lover who doesn't own 100 different corkscrews/gadgets/coravins to open wines. And yes, you can be very serious without gadgetry. I type this while also looking into pre-ordering mine... [soap....

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