Very useful guide to cooking vegetables. Ive recently started cooking fresh vegetables again after a long stint of using only frozen ones, and the taste difference is IMMENSE. I am even thinking of investing in a steamer because Ive heard wonderful things about them and the health benefits.
Apple crisp in the large steamer. 4 apples peeled, cored and sliced 1/2 tsp Epicure's Apple Pie Spice 2/3 cups flour 2/3 cup oatmeal 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup soft margarine 1. Place sliced apples in bottom square steamer and sprinkle on the 1/2 tsp of Epicure's Apple Pie Spice. 2. Mix together flour, oatmeal, brown sugar, and margarine (or butter) in a separ ate bowl until crumbly. 3. Spread over apples to cover. 4. Cover and put in microwave. Cook on high power for 8…
CINNAMON ROLLS in the Tupperware Smart Steamer ~ Fill water tray to water line (do not over fill) take a package of Grand Cinnamon rolls and place in SmartSteamer base. Cover and microwave for 12 minutes on high. Remove cover and spread icing on them. Put the cover back on and let sit for 1 minute. Remove and enjoy!
Microwaves are suddenly having their day in the sun; last week Mark Bittman gave them a thumb's up in the New York Times. We also posted this silicone microwave steamer from Orka that promises you quick and healthy food from the microwave - even at the office. We've been using the microwave for a long time, however, to cook vegetables quickly and easily. Here's the basics of steaming broccoli (or any vegetable, really) in the microwave.