Steaming

Steaming is a moist heat cooking method. Although cooking occurs at a higher temperature than in braising, stewing or poaching, steaming is one of the most gentle cooking methods as food is not agitated by bubbling liquid during the process.

 

Steamed Potatoes Recipe

February 4, 2019 1 Comment
Steamed Potatoes Recipe

Steamed Potatoes With Lemon Juice and Herbs Recipe One of the downsides of boiling potatoes is that quite a bit of their nutritional value goes down the drain along with the cooking water.  You can bake the potatoes, but even using a microwave this can take a long time. Steaming is one fast way of […]

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How NOT to Steam Foods – Part 2

January 31, 2019 0 Comments
How NOT to Steam Foods – Part 2

More Steaming Mistakes and How to Avoid Them This is Part 2 of How NOT to Steam Foods. If you want to read Part 1, click here. Mistake #5  Covering the Pan Loosely If you think that you are steaming in a vessel without a lid, or just loosely covered with a piece of parchment, […]

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How NOT To Cook With Water – Steaming

January 25, 2019 1 Comment
How NOT To Cook With Water – Steaming

How NOT to Steam Foods Steaming is arguably one of the healthiest ways to cook because no added fat is needed.  It is also a very gentle method as foods aren’t knocked around by boiling water or stirred over high heat. Rather, the steam gently penetrates and cooks all foods at around 212ºF, the boiling […]

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Steaming Technique | How to Steam Food

March 16, 2013 13 Comments
Steaming Technique | How to Steam Food

All About Steaming Steaming is a moist heat cooking method.  Although cooking occurs at a higher temperature than in braising, stewing or poaching, steaming is one of the most gentle cooking methods as food is not agitated by bubbling liquid during the process. From our junior high science classes, we all know that steam is […]

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