Category Archives: Is it worth it?

Cooking with Vesta Precision’s Imersa Pro (Recipe)

With the popularity of sous vide cooking for the home cook on the rise, so is the demand for quality devices. The market is no longer dominated by the big name brands such as Anova, Polyscience, Joule, and Sous Vide Supreme. Many other companies are now in the business of sous vide, and with all of the competition sous vide devices have become much more affordable. Read the rest of this entry

Stone Chef’s Notebook: Is It Worth It?

As a chef I have learned over the years that being organized is a very necessary skill to possess. Inventory, food cost, recipes, procedures, schedules, and keeping important notes are all part of the day to day operations in the food industry. Having a good notebook has always been essential to me, especially since my memory is not a good as it once was. Read the rest of this entry

The Kingsford SteakAger: Is It Worth It?

I must admit that I have a love affair with steak, especially when it’s dry aged. I have been to some of the best steakhouses in NYC and I know that dinner in a quality steakhouse here can easily cost in excess of $200+ for two people. So I usually reserve a trip to this type of restaurant for special occasions only. The reason why these places are so expensive: dry aged steak. (plus, this is NYC)

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