Common Sous Vide Setups

With all the options for sous vide equipment available it can be hard to determine how to get stared. Some setups run thousands of dollars while others a few hundred. Here's a few of our recommended sous vide setups.

There are lots of options for your home sous vide setup but we've put together a few options to get your started.

Updated Content

This information has recently been updated, you can view the new information in my guide to sous vide, my post Sous Vide Machines: What is Best For You? or the Inexpensive Immersion Circulators review.
This information, as well as over 100 recipes is available in our book Beginning Sous Vide which you can get at or as a pdf download.

Common Sous Vide Setups

Cheap Sous Vide Setup

Cheap Sous Vide Setup image One of the big misconceptions about sous vide cooking equipment is that you have to spend thousands of dollars to get it. While it is possible to spend that much money you can also get a very good sous vide set up for much cheaper, or even for free.

Basic Sous Vide Setup

Basic Sous Vide Setup image Recommended: This sous vide setup has everything you need to create great sous vide results at home. It's by far the most cost and effort efficient method for the home cook.

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