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Exact same unit as this. Of course, there are cheaper below $50 units out there.
someone just listed this in GWN, 2.5 hours from me, very tempting, $100 monopoly bucks . go for it @paqman
edit: just clicked on photos and noticed FB is cracked.
Little Steven said:
What is mine again? 115? What's the largest bag size for your's? I have a lot of bags I can't use.
Steven, yup yours is vp115, click and zoom in to see model#
vp115 takes max size bag 11.5x13. my vp215 ta…
I freeze a lot of single servings for a college kid, so 6x10 is most handy. For larger portions I use 8x12. Didn't buy any larger bags because I have boxes of leftover wider rolls from Foodsaver days and still have my Foodsaver. Also bought some t…
I'm not sure what lump you use regularly, but if you get a hankering, splurge on a box. You won't be disappointed.
Woohoo! thanks to our 'Scanning Code of Practice' ... it scanned at 19.99 at checkout instead of the 14.99 dis…
This time of year it's $1.99 monopoly money for 10-lb bag here, no space/expertise to grow my own No freeze space to store either.
I pressure steam them in Instant Pot for 12 minutes + natural pressure release.
Love the insert bags, never knew they exist. Sorry Ron, didn't mean to threadjack, cheap a$$ like me got this for $8 monopoly money on CL, use it almost exclusively as SV vessel, even made a custom styrofoam lid for it.
The Cen-Tex Smoker said:
If it's still in the cryo vac, a cooler or bucket with room temp tap water. should that in 4-6 hours or so
+1, even faster if you have a pump to circulate the water. More info in this thread:
@SkySaw Thanks! as @fljoemon said most Indian grocers carry it. Got mine from the one at NE corner of Dufferin/Centre (north of Steeles), not free but very cheap, usually end up with lots of leftover for drying.
@Carolina Q to put it in perspective, I made 3 kg of beef curry few days ago, added very little water, most of the gravy came from carmelised onion and beef itself. The large CI dutch oven of end product needed just 6g of Indian chili powder and 3 …
The boys at Amazing Ribs have a bit on this.
I kind of copied Amazing Ribs' #2 + #3, ice cubes to keep water cold, pump to circulate so no need to stir manually, …
Thanks Steven but that's way over my price point and I shouldn't get another toy
At an eggfest this year, with on site discount and gift certificate, I could have picked up a MM for around $500+tax but resisted!
Little Steven said:
Frozen meat cooks fine, maybe better than thawed. I've done chicken, turkey, rib roast and butts frozen. Have not tried steaks or chops.
Steven, agree, but it's not fun trying to remove membrane from frozen racks …
What does the pump do? Just keeping the water moving around the meat? I actually have one of those laying around in the garage!
IMO @Toxarch explained it best in my link above...
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Steven, where did you see that? I've been window shopping too. I'm looking at the low end...
(seems common in UK, not so good reviews though)