Hack Your Slow Cooker For Sous Vide At Home, On The Cheap

11/04/2010 12:09 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The pros use a piece of chemistry lab gear called an immersion circulator (units by PoliSci; around ~$1k new). For consumers, there's at least one unit on the market (Sous Vide Supreme, ~$450). If you have the cash and want something that just works, it's certainly not a bad option. But if you're not ready to shell out that much, or want bragging rights to a hacked slow cooker, you can wire up your own version that's almost as good. Here's how...


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