AquaChef {Review and Giveaway} (CLOSED)

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Jay and I share a love of cooking. We like to cook together… on occasion, but tend to kick each other out of the kitchen so as to not giveaway any “trade secrets” that we each have. Actually, I am just a super freak about how things should be cooked and it drives Jay crazy, so he opts to leave me to it for fear of being yelled at (or corrected).

We have recently been introduced to a new cooking style that we can both agree on: the AquaChef Professional Water Oven.

I was a little skeptical about the AquaChef at first and didn’t see how food cooked in a water bath would taste very good. All that I could picture was the equivalent of boiling steak (like the boiled hot dogs my aunt used to make) and that couldn’t have been farther from how you actually cook with the AquaChef.

How would you like to make delicious, healthy and mouthwatering meals perfectly cooked every time hot and ready when you are? Now you can! Introducing the AquaChef − the revolutionary kitchen appliance that’s the easy and foolproof way to cook at home! With the AquaChef, you can now prepare nutritious, gourmet meals in no time at all without all the fats and oils. You can even cook from frozen without defrosting. And all with virtually no cleanup! The AquaChef is so versatile, you can make pretty much anything in it from eggs to steak − even cheesecake! With the AquaChef you can enjoy healthy, delicious, home-cooked meals every time!

I have never cooked, or eaten, any food made this way before, and I was very impressed with the outcome. I have been eating grass-fed beef, and while it has great flavor, it has very little fat making it very hard to cook perfectly, and prone to come out a little tough. I decided to give it a try in the AquaChef, and found the entire process to be easy … and most importantly, it cooked my steak perfectly!

The AquaChef comes with reusable vacuum bags that you place and cook your food. I decided to put my steak in a bag with lots of fresh rosemary and some fresh garlic. It was easy and quick to seal the bag, and in what seemed like no time (with very little effort on my part) my steak was done.

I got to relax for once while cooking dinner because the AquaChef does all the work. You just preheat the water, throw your ingredients in the bag, suck out the air, and pop it in the water. It’s quiet, doesn’t take up much more counter space then a toaster oven, and lets any level cook create moist, perfectly cooked food. There is also a great recipe book that comes with the AquaChef unit – it has some really good looking recipes and also contains cooking times for most meats you will want to make in there.

I was really impressed that you can also make desserts in the AquaChef! I haven’t had a chance to make one yet, but it is on the agenda once we get settled in the new house. :)

I am excited to keep experimenting with the AquaChef, and I am hopeful that it will continue to make my cooking life easier!

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The winner is: Entry #97 – Deb D
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{I was provided with a complimentary product to review. All opinions expressed are my own and 100% honest}

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  1. 1
    Jenna Burris says:

    I have never used anything like this but am intrigued. I’d love to try a pot roast or cooked cinnamon apples in it

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    NICHOL T says:

    I have never used cooking style, but I would love try it to make steak, sound like a great recipe above

  3. 3
    allyson tice says:

    Never used this cooking style but woudl be interested in trying!! i woudl want to cook pork fried chicken and rice!

  4. 4
    debbie jackson says:

    I have not tried it yet,,,,,,,,but would love to try rolls and casseroles
    debbie jackson
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

  5. 5
    Nena Sinclair says:

    I’ve never cooked food this way before, but I would sure love to try making ribs like this!!

  6. 6
    Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard says:

    I havent and I might try to make a steak first

  7. 7
    Wanda McHenry says:

    I haven’t ever used this type of cooking system, but I’d like to try it on some fresh Halibut

  8. 8
    Deb K
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    I have not cooked with anything like this and I would cook a chicken first.
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  9. 9
    KaySue says:

    I have never used this method before. I would have to browse the recipe book to decide on what to cook first.

  10. 10
    Paula Lee says:

    I never have used it or even heard of it. The first thing I would have to try would be chicken.

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    LaTanya says:

    I have not used this style before. I would probably cook pot roast

  12. 12
    Anne N. says:

    I haven’t and I might try to make chicken.

  13. 13
    Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    This is the first I’ve ever heard of this method…I’d love to try it!

  14. 14
    Jennifer Rote says:

    No. I haven’t cooked like this before. I would love to do some kabob type ingredients.

  15. 15
    Cassi says:

    Never tried it and don’t know what I’d cook in it yet
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    Jennifer Johansen says:

    I’ve never heard of it! I’d like to try it on salmon.

  17. 17
    Jen S says:

    I’ve never used this and would love to try it on our grass fed beef steaks or fish.

  18. 18
    Jeannette Laframboise says:

    I have never done this type of cooking and had not heard of it until reading about it hear now. I would likely try just about everything in it. Chicken or beef would probably be what I would try first, not to mention desserts. Sounds like a fun experiment. ;-)

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    runinboise
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    this would be fun to use. I would use it.
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    Deb Dorrington says:

    I have never cooked this way before, actually I’ve never see the AquaChef but after reading your posting I would love it. I would love to try a roast beef cooking this method.

  21. 21
    Realia M says:

    ive never tried cooking style but maybe i would try some ribs? this sounds very unique

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    Jesselyn A/Jesstinger says:

    Honestly, I’d never even heard of such a cooking method/system – much this company (AquaChef!)

    After your tempting sounding description of STEAK – I definitely want to try that! Their recipe, for Salmon with Lemon and Herbs also sounds delish!

  23. 23
    polly says:

    i have never tried it but i would make a pot roast for starters

  24. 24
    Alice Lee says:

    I’ve never cooked like this before but I’ve seen it on tv and am very interested! I’d love to try it with fish like tilapia with herbs.

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    Kimberly says:

    I have never tried this method. I have also tried to fix grass fed beef without the best results. I would make steak in it.

  26. 26
    Katy Emanuel says:

    I have never tried this type of cooking but would probably try meat first since I think it could be an interesting way to cook.
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    pamela james says:

    I have never used this cooking style. This would be great for preparing meals for my dad and my kids to eat when I’m not home.

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    carol roberts says:

    no mam id make steak

  29. 29
    shaunie w
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    I have never cooked this way .. The first thing I’d cook is chicken

  30. 30
    Sharmin Meadows
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    I have never used on, but have seen them on Iron Chef and have been wanting one. I would cook a variety of things, but would start with chicken breast. Mine always turn out dry and I am hoping this cooking method would make it moist.

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    Desiree T says:

    I’d like to try steak or ribs

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    Joseph Lee says:

    Never cooked anything like this, I would love to make fish in it, i bet it would be perfectly cooked!!