The best sous vide cookers used to reside mostly in restaurant kitchens. We tested nine leading immersion circulators to find the best sous vide machine. For more information on the sous vide method of cooking, scroll to the bottom of the page. Breville ChefSteps Joule Sous Vide: The Best Sous Vide Cooker OverallThe Joule earns our top ranking because it’s sleek, lightweight, and small enough to fit easily in a kitchen cabinet or drawer. $200 at AmazonAnova Precision Cooker: A Less Complicated Sous Vide MachineHey, look—a less complicated sous vide machine that you can use without learning an app first!