Steam

To steam is to cook a food in the vapor given off by boiling water. The food usually is placed in a pan on a rack just above, but not touching, the water. The pan then is covered to retain the steam. Foods may be steamed in a variety of utensils -- from metal steamer baskets and other special steamers to colanders set into saucepans.

Recipes

  1. Full-Steam -Ahead Fish

    No need to get steamed about a dinnertime crunch. Quick-cooking ingredients and cooking without oil keep this steamed fish meal light, fresh, and low in fat.

  2. Orange-Scented Green Beans with Toasted Almonds

    Toasted nuts and fresh orange zest adorn these versatile green beans. Toast the nuts while you steam the beans and you have a polished addition to any meal ready in 15 minutes flat. Double it: Steam the green beans in a Dutch oven instead of a saucepan.

  3. Broccoli Raab with Garlic, White Beans, Tomatoes, and Parmesan

    The depth of the wok allows you to simultaneously saute and steam the broccoli raab while preserving its beautiful green color. To make the dish vegan, garnish with toasted breadcrumbs instead of Parmesan cheese.

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Articles

  1. Easy Party Food Recipes for a Great Graduation Day

    Tue, 14 May 2013

    graduation party food always make me think of steam tables? I guess it’s because so many ..... you think “ picnic ” instead of “ steam table,” you’ll find plenty of crowd-pleasers ..... food, and it’s all great — not a steam table in sight.

  2. Skip the Lactose: Switch to Non-Dairy Milk—Know Your Label Lingo

    Thu, 25 Apr 2013

    iStock Whether you’re lactose intolerant or just looking for a different flavor to pour over your cereal or steam up in your latte every morning, there are lots of non-dairy “milks” on most grocery store shelves. They all have pluses

  3. Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies and More from Pastry Chef Jacques Torres

    Tue, 15 Apr 2014

    top fish with salt, pepper, fennel, tomato, onion and a splash of white wine and cook it in a foil packet in the oven to steam the fish. This is so easy anyone can do it and the fish cooks relatively fast. Once it’s done, I top everything with a

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Videos

  1. How to Steam Asparagus

    Mon, 19 Dec 2011

    gonna leave the corner a little bit open because we're gonna steam these. We're gonna stream then in the microwave, a very ..... to this baking dish. Cover our asparagus, so that it will steam and we'll just keep gonna keep on little corner open there

    Steam found at 1:22

    We're gonna leave the corner a little bit open because we're gonna steam these. We're gonna stream then in the microwave, a very quick and easy way to do it. So, leave a little corner for some hour there. So, we'll do the same thing to this baking dish. Cover our asparagus, so that it will steam and we'll just keep gonna keep on little corner open there. Fantastic, so they're gonna go in the microwave now and we're
  2. What is a Tagine—Counter Intelligence

    Thu, 14 Mar 2013

    Tagine. -A Tagine is a North African cooking vessel of 2 parts made of heavy clay or a stoneware. -Looks like a volcano. - Steam rises up, condenses, and trickles back down like a slow cooker or Dutch oven. -So the Tagine is the pot and the meal

    Steam found at 0:34

    parts made of heavy clay or a stoneware. -Looks like a volcano. - Steam rises up, condenses, and trickles back down like a slow cooker or Dutch oven. -So the Tagine is the pot and the
  3. How to Make Green Chile and Cheese Tamales

    Mon, 31 Oct 2011

    tamales. The mixture goes in, we roll them up and then they're ready to steam . So after you give rolls all your tamales, we wanna know steam them. So, in a steam basket like this, let's get each tamale and we wanna stand them upright

    Steam found at 7:30, 8:16

    mixture goes in, we roll them up and then they're ready to steam . So after you give rolls all your tamales, we wanna know steam them. So, in a steam basket like this, let's get each tamale and we wanna stand them upright, open and facing the top. SO, we're just gonna
    are gonna taste delicious. So, once all your tamales are in your steam basket, then you're gonna put it in your dutch oven or your large pot and you're gonna let it steam there for about 30 minutes, and last but not the least, let's not forget to cover it. So, keep that all that steam in there. Well, our tamales are just about done. We've taken them from the steamer. Let them cool a little bit. So,
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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Smoke and Mirrors

    Mon, 6 Feb 2012

    Genesis 200 strobe with rectangular softbox Steam rising from a dish tells a powerful and immediately ..... and questions ! Capturing that natural steam , rather than Photoshopping them in after the ..... successfully photographing something as elusive as steam : Use a dark background so that the smoke

  2. Creamy Coconut Chicken Soup

    Fri, 15 Nov 2013

    from the toaster inside the kitchen, a quick peek out the backyard discovered my neighbor lounging in a white cloud of hot tub steam . This little bubble I call home is bliss. It’s cozy and quaint, with coffee on the stove and tiny barefooted humans I adore

  3. Chinese Fried Wontons

    Wed, 20 Feb 2013

    They go from frozen to appetizer or dinner in just a few minutes. 2- You can pan fry/ steam (like potstickers/gyoza), deep fry, boil or steam . 3- They’ll store in the freezer for months. Dumplings are my emergency food (unexpected hungry visitors

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How To

  1. How to Make Apple Pie

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    the remaining 1 tablespoon sugar. Make steam vents in the dough by poking the tip of ..... s important to vent well so that the steam from the cooking apples won't build up ..... boil, so look for the bubbles through the steam vents or through cracks near the edges of

  2. How to Make a Basic Omelet

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    more eggs the omelet contains, the more difficult it is to turn. Add beaten eggs to a very hot skillet. This will cause the steam that makes omelets extra fluffy. Classic Omelet Servings: 2 servings Prep: 5 minutes Total: 11 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon