Originally Posted by bmaddox
Do you have any way to boil water at your office? I don't like reheating in the microwave since there is no temp control. Reheating in simmering water has worked great for me. An electric hot plate would work fine (or if you have an immersion circulator that would work great).
The micro is the only thing for heating at the office, but a propane camp burner might be a welcome addition to my kit. Or, I could go really old school and wrap it really good with foil and put that on the exhaust manifold while I drove to the office. Lol
Originally Posted by dirtsailor2003
You will need to watch the bags really closely in the Micro, they will explode, especially with the au jus going from frozen to hot. Don't ask me how I know all of this!!!! Why freeze the au jus? I'd just put the cold au jus in the bag and seal. I don't really seea need to vacuum the bags for the short amount of time you are storing the meat.
I'd be tempted to go the crock pot method for reheating.
I was thinking if I froze the au jus it would be easy to vacuum seal it with the meat. I would place it into the fridge where the frozen juices would melt and the vacuum would draw the moisture into the meat.
I could take my crock pot and fill it with water and use it to heat the bags, but I think it would take too long to heat up.
Or maybe I could heat the bags in boiling water before I left, wrap them in towels, and just nuke them slightly once I get there.