Tag: valentine’s day


Sous Vide Eggs Won the Valentine’s Day Recipe Contest

Sous vide eggs with caviar and heart-shaped cookies win big on Valentine's Day.

Romantic Sous Vide Eggs Win Big

Thank you to everyone who entered our recent Valentine’s Day Recipe Contest! We received so many excellent submissions, and it was very tough choosing the winner.

But in the end, Slo-Simmered Symbols of Seduction won our hearts (and our tastebuds)! It was submitted by Nomiku community member, Thierry Castro, and includes sous vide eggs, caviar, and heart-shaped cookies. This recipe is perfect for any romantic occasion, such as Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, and special date … Read more



Delectable Date Night Sous Vide Lamb

Sous vide lamb with chocolate chili glaze and mint garnish.

One, Lean Flavorful Rack of Lamb

Chocolate and lamb, while an unlikely pair, make for a truly delectable Valentine’s dish. Inspired by authentic Mexican mole, our recipe for sous vide rack of lamb features a chocolate chili glaze. The sweet, savory glaze offsets the lamb’s traditional ‘gamey’ flavor, and the unique chemical properties of the chocolate help build a veritable bridge between the lamb and the mint garnish.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Sous vide time: 2 hours (or up to … Read more



Sous Vide Artichokes for Valentine’s Day

Feast your eyes on the finished sous vide artichokes.

Winning their Heartichokes

The height of artichoke season is upon us! Mid-February in California, where nearly all of America’s ‘chokes’ flourish, is prime time for these fussy, unopened flowers. When their leaves eventually open, they are a beautiful, bright lavender color. The only edible part of the artichoke, however, is its heart.  

“The tender-hearted / upright / artichoke / girded itself as / a warrior…” wrote the poet Pablo Neruda in his famous Ode to the Artichoke. To get Read more



The Full Pal-Gal-Valentine’s Day Spread

Whether you’re celebrating solo, having some of your best friends over, or trying to woo your boo, there’s one thing that you’ll always need: GOOD FOOD. So we’ve pulled together some of our favorite recipes to give you an easy-to-do and easy-to-impress menu to keep the day more about being with your loved one than with your kitchen stove. 

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Appetizer:
Sous Vide Artichokes with Citrus Mascarpone

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Why not start out your meal with some actual hearts? These artichokes (okay, … Read more



Giveaway with Dennis the Prescott!

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If you haven’t checked out Dennis the Prescott yet, then you are robbing your eyes and stomachs of something really amazing.

Besides being a culinary badass, Dennis takes beautiful photos of the gastronomical delights that he makes. That photo above? Oh yeah. That’s his work. He’s been using his Nomiku for quite a while now (that trademark sous vide yolk is the Dennis stamp on a dish), and he wanted to spread the love–just in time for Valentine’s Day!

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Sous Vide Beef Heart Tart

Give your Valentine your heart (tart) this year. It’ll be the tastiest V-day ever. 

Makes two 7” Tarts

Cook time: 24 Hours Sous Vide

Ingredients:

  • ½ Beef Heart – Trimmed and Cubed (about 2.5lbs)
  • 5 Sprigs Rosemary
  • 10 oz. Pearl Onions
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 8 oz Frozen Peas
  • 8 oz Frozen Carrots
  • 1 print Mushrooms – Mixed
  • 2 cup Beef Heart Jus (from cook)
  • 3 tsp Wondra Flour (AP is fine if unavailable)
  • 1 package Phyllo Dough – Defrosted
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Sous Vide French Toast Bread Pudding

A perfect ending for your sweetie on Valentine’s Day, or a delicious breakfast in bed to start V-day off right!

Cook time: 2 hours sous vide

Makes 4 16oz. Jars

Ingredients:

  • 3 Cups Brioche Cubes – Toasted 
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 2 Cup Whole Milk
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • ¼ Cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract or Paste 
  • Dash of Cinnamon

Toppings:

  • ½ Cup Heavy Cream – Whipped 
  • Sugar – as needed to sprinkle on top to brulee
  • Maple Syrup
  • Berries
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