The new Anova Precision Cooker is a sous-vide cooker that can be controlled via an iPhone app. 'Sous-vide' is a cooking technique in which food is placed in a sealed bag immersed in circulating, heated water. This kind of cooking process keeps the temperature uniform around the cooked product, leading to a perfect texture and delicious flavor.
This sous-vide cooker comes with a Bluetooth-enabled iPhone control which contains information about how long different kinds of food need to be cooked and at what temperature. This app tackles the main problem with sous-vide cooking, which is the challenge of knowing ideal cooking times and temperatures compared to oven or stove-top cooking.
The app is open source, meaning the more geeky cooking enthusiasts out there can build their own software to get the most out of Anova.