Last Call: Oh snap, InstantPot makes an immersion circulator


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InstantPot’s immersion circulator

I’m not sure how long it’s been on the market, but I was not aware InstantPot makes an immersion circulator. I’ve seen the device sometimes referred to as a sous-vide, though technically—*adjusts nerd glasses*—an immersion circulator doesn’t have the actual bath container; it just clips on to an existing pot. Semantics aside, immersion circulators are great because they keep your food at a foolproof steady temperature, producing succulently juicy meat, seafood, and even veggies. If you’re really into cooking, especially meat on the rare side, you can’t beat one of these. [Kate Bernot]

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Gwen Ihnat

Gwen Ihnat is the Editorial Coordinator for The A.V. Club.

Kate Bernot

Kate Bernot is managing editor at The Takeout and a certified beer judge.