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  • Jfrosty27
    Club Member
    • Mar 2020
    • 700
    • Muskego, WI
    • Current cookers:
      Rec Tec RT700 "Bull" pellet cooker
      Smokin-It model 2 electric smoker w/ Maverick 732 temp monitor and cold smoking kit
      Weber Genesis 3 burner gas grill w/ rotisserie
      Charbroil Grill2Go gas grill
      Weber 22" Performer Deluxe kettle grill w/ThermoPro TP-20S temp monitor
      SnS Deluxe
      Vortex
      The Orion Cooker convection cooker/smoker (two of them)
      Joule Sous Vide circulator

      Favorite beer: Anything that's cold!
      Favorite cocktail: Bourbon neat

    #16
    Well I went ahead and jumped into the Sous Vide cooking method. Ended up with the Joule and a 12 qt tub with hinged cover that fits the Joule specifically. I did not get the Anova because my I learned son has a Joule and he raves about it. At least this way if the thing craps out I can blame him. 🤣😂. Just kidding.

    I have used it twice now with one success and one fail. Salmon filets were fantastic. So trnder and buttery. Yum. Soft boiled eggs were a fail. My fault. Just didn’t cook them long enough.

    Reheating some BB ribs from frozen tonight for dinner. 🤞

    So anyway, thanks again for all the guidance!

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    • fzxdoc
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 5070
      • My toys:
        Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
        Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
        Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
        Weber Kettle Premium 22"
        Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
        Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


        Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
        Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
        Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
        Grill Grate for SnS
        Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
        Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
        2 Grill Grate Griddles
        Steelmade Griddle for Summit gas grill

        Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
        Fireboard control unit in addition to that in the Extreme BBQ Package
        Additional Fireboard probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
        2 Fireboard Driver Cables
        Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
        Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
        Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
        Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
        Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
        Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
        Thermoworks Timestick Trio
        Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
        Maverick ET 733
        Maverick (Ivation) ET 732

        Grill Pinz
        Vortex (two of them)

        Two Joule Sous Vide devices
        VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer
        Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
        Instant Pot 10 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
        Charcoal Companion TurboQue
        A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

        BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

        Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife
        Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
        Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
        Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

      #17
      Thanks for the update Jfrosty27 . I have 2 Joules and love everything about them. Easy to run more than one Joule on the app, which is nice when you want to do, say, meat and also a pack of veggies at the same time. Or two different meat temp preferences.

      Anyway, I heartily recommend the Joule. Best thing about it: You don't have to go scouring all over the internet when you want to SV something. Just choose the recipe from the selections on the app and go with it. I especially like the videos of what the food will look like for whatever temp you select. Brilliant. Perfect for a novice.

      I've used mine for a few years now--at least one or two times a week. Got one for each of our daughters too so when I visit I don't have to pack my Joules.

      Kathryn

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    • Old Glory
      Club Member
      • Feb 2018
      • 886
      • Northshore MA
      • Weber Summit Charcoal Grill
        XL BGE
        DCS Gasser
        Humphrey's Cabinet Smoker
        Weber Performer

        Slow & Sear
        Vortex
        Ceramic Grill Store Reducer Ring
        Woo Rig;
        Adjustable Rig
        BGE Pizza Stone
        FireBoard
        Pit Bull Fan
        Griddle Store Griddle

      #18
      +1 on what Kathryn said. I love my Joule. Super simple to use with the App. It's magic!

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    • theroc
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 709
      • Altadena, CA
        • Camp Chef 24" Smoke Vault
        • Buckaroo Chunk Wood Grill
        • Weber Summit Gold D Gas Grill
        • Fireboard
        • Thermapen MkIV

      #19
      We've had a Joule for several years. The first one failed, but to their credit it was replaced free of charge. At the time,
      the customer service was great. However, that was before Breville bought Joule. I haven't had to deal with them
      since that time (thank goodness!). No problems since, and we use it a lot. The new unit has been great.

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      • BFlynn
        Charter Member
        • Oct 2014
        • 838
        • Third Coast

        #20
        So Joule and Anovo seem to be the most popular.
        fzxdoc do you have to have an app to run is? Or is there a manual mode?

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      • pjlstrat
        Club Member
        • May 2019
        • 397
        • Massachusetts
        • Grills
          Primo XL
          Weber Genesis w/ rotisserie

          Thermometers/Controllers
          Thermopen
          ThermaQ 2 Channel
          Party Q
          Smobot

        #21
        + 1 one on the Joule......Have had mine since Christmas and I use it 2-3 times per week easily.......Actually have wished on more than one occasion that I had two of them!!! I may have to go down the road of fzxdoc !!!!

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        • fzxdoc
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 5070
          • My toys:
            Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
            Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
            Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
            Weber Kettle Premium 22"
            Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
            Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


            Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
            Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
            Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
            Grill Grate for SnS
            Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections (retired to storage)
            Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser
            2 Grill Grate Griddles
            Steelmade Griddle for Summit gas grill

            Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
            Fireboard control unit in addition to that in the Extreme BBQ Package
            Additional Fireboard probes: Competition Probes 1" (3) and 4" (1), 3 additional Ambient Probes. 1 additional Food Probe
            2 Fireboard Driver Cables
            Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
            Pit Viper Fan new design (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
            Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
            Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
            Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
            Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
            Thermoworks Timestick Trio
            Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
            Maverick ET 733
            Maverick (Ivation) ET 732

            Grill Pinz
            Vortex (two of them)

            Two Joule Sous Vide devices
            VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer
            Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
            Instant Pot 10 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
            Charcoal Companion TurboQue
            A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

            BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

            Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife
            Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
            Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
            Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

          #22
          BFlynn , I use the app. It works great. I can run both Joules at the same time. I can run my daughters' Joules when we're visiting them. It's so easy. I've never had it fail except for the first time when it shut off unexpectedly, and that was due completely to pilot error.

          The app is wonderful because, as I mentioned, not only is it reliable, you don't have to shop all over the internet for recommended times and temps. As you choose a temp for your meat, a video on the same screen shows you the resulting color and juiciness of the meat at that temperature. Choose another temp, and another video shows you what the meat will look like at that new temp. It's pretty frikkin awesome. Once you select the temp, times are shown with respect to thickness. Pretty fool-proof, IMO.

          Kathryn

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          • Jfrosty27
            Club Member
            • Mar 2020
            • 700
            • Muskego, WI
            • Current cookers:
              Rec Tec RT700 "Bull" pellet cooker
              Smokin-It model 2 electric smoker w/ Maverick 732 temp monitor and cold smoking kit
              Weber Genesis 3 burner gas grill w/ rotisserie
              Charbroil Grill2Go gas grill
              Weber 22" Performer Deluxe kettle grill w/ThermoPro TP-20S temp monitor
              SnS Deluxe
              Vortex
              The Orion Cooker convection cooker/smoker (two of them)
              Joule Sous Vide circulator

              Favorite beer: Anything that's cold!
              Favorite cocktail: Bourbon neat

            #23
            Well I’ve had the Joule for about a month now and I love it. I have used it four times I think For a variety of things. Still learning the ins and outs but as Kathryn said, the app makes it really easy and to be honest takes the fear our of trying things.

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