How does double-bagging sous vide food affect cook time?

Eli Lansey
  • How does double-bagging sous vide food affect cook time? Eli Lansey

    Does double vacuum bagging food for sous vide cooking measurably increase the cook times? Or is the extra bag not thick enough to make an impact?

  • Plastics have a very low heat capacity. On top of that, the plastic in a bag is very thin. While you are doubling up on the imperfect vacuum in your bags, the effects should still be negligible.

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