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  • Among the batterie de cuisine needed by intrepid cooks is a Cryovac machine for vacuum-sealing food, an immersion circulator for cooking sous-vide ("under vacuum") and a liquid-nitrogen cartridge for freezing things fast (such as milk, to be crunched up for "snow").

    Modernism on a Fork

  • Sealed Air's products include Bubble Wrap package cushioning and Cryovac fresh-food shrink-wrap.

    Sealed Air to Buy Diversey for $2.9 Billion

  • And I've long believed that if we choose to eat meat, we should, at the very least, acknowledge that it was once a living creature you would be surprised by how many people think meat comes shrink-wrapped from the grocery store, as if birthed by a Cryovac machine.

    Laurel Miller: Why Mark Zuckerberg's Meat Challenge Is Full of Bull

  • It's been hard to find whole Cryovac-ed briskets in Illinois and in Virginia.

    My oven-baked brisket | Homesick Texan

  • This process allows the meat to naturally age, in a sealed Cryovac package in a climate controlled environment for up to 28 days.

    Kansas City Steaks: Steak House Quality in Your Own Home

  • I held my nose while making the purchase although it was packed in Cryovac.

    Saag Paneer Pizza? Bombay Eats Has Got You Covered | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • A leading practitioner of molecular gastronomy, Mr. Achatz has produced a cookbook as inconvenient and expensive as the semi-industrial equipment required to manufacture most of his dishes: refractometers, thermocirculators and Cryovac vacuum sealers.

    A Recipe for Escapism

  • Everything that “Cryovac” implies turns many cooks completely off sous vide.

    Out of the Frying Pan

  • The term is French for “under vacuum”; it sounds much nicer than “vacuum packed” and more euphonious than “boil-in bag” or “Cryovac” — the food-grade plastic that has become a generic label for both the process and the bags in which food is vacuum sealed, cooked, chilled, and reheated.

    Out of the Frying Pan

  • Schoen, an easygoing man who enjoys his work, had helped introduce "natural food" and vegan dishes into various college dining halls, he told me, but the Sustainable Food Project menus required something completely new: peeling and chopping carrots and onions and celery and garlic rather than opening Cryovac bags of pre-chopped soup base and jars of peeled garlic cloves.

    Good-bye, Cryovac

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