Full Steam Ahead

By: Food Network Magazine
Related To:
FNM-RedCollapsibleSteamer-013.tif

FNM-RedCollapsibleSteamer-013.tif

Photo by: Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 , Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

These new steamers make it easy to get your veggies.

FNM-RedCollapsibleSteamer-012.tif

FNM-RedCollapsibleSteamer-012.tif

Photo by: Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 , Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

The Steam and Dine set is ideal for the office: You can fill it with fresh veggies in the morning and cook them in the microwave for lunch, then the whole thing collapses for the trip home. $10; aladdin-pmi.com

FNM-LotusSteamer-022.tif

FNM-LotusSteamer-022.tif

Photo by: Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 , Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

Unlike old-fashioned metal steamers, the Lotus is made with silicone and plastic, so it won't scratch your pots. $17; josephjoseph.com

FNM-GreenFoodPodSteamer-021.tif

FNM-GreenFoodPodSteamer-021.tif

Photo by: Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 , Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

The Foodpod will boil, blanch, steam and drain — and it holds nearly 2 quarts, so you can fill it with a couple of broccoli heads or up to a dozen eggs. $15; fusionbrands.com

FNM-DreamformSteamer-024.tif

FNM-DreamformSteamer-024.tif

Photo by: Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 , Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

The flexible Vebo squishes to fit in shallow pots. You can also use it to boil and strain pasta or rinse produce. $30, Dreamfarm; amazon.com

FNM-SistemaSteamer-15.tif

FNM-SistemaSteamer-15.tif

Photo by: Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 , Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

This Microwave Steamer doubles as a storage container: You can seal up leftovers and reheat them later. The tight-fitting lid also makes for a spill-free trip to the office. $14, Sistema; amazon.com

FNM-RedTwoLayerSteamer-007.tif

FNM-RedTwoLayerSteamer-007.tif

Photo by: Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

Devon Jarvis Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin 917 751 2855 , Hearst Communications Inc., 2011

The Multi-Level Steam Cooker lets you cook your whole dinner at once. The silicone colander on the bottom holds the vegetables; the steam tray is good for seafood and poultry. $30; shopmastrad.com

(Photographs by Devon Jarvis/Studio D. )
Keep Reading

Next Up

On TV

The Pioneer Woman

9:30am | 8:30c

Cupcake Wars

10am | 9c

Cake Wars

11am | 10c

Cake Wars

12pm | 11c

The Pioneer Woman

1:30pm | 12:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

2:30pm | 1:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

3:30pm | 2:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

4:30pm | 3:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

5:30pm | 4:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

6:30pm | 5:30c

Chopped

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Chopped

9pm | 8c

Beat Bobby Flay

10:30pm | 9:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

11:30pm | 10:30c

Chopped

12am | 11c

Beat Bobby Flay

1:30am | 12:30c

Beat Bobby Flay

2:30am | 1:30c

Mystery Diners

4:30am | 3:30c

Food Network Apps

In the Kitchen

Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

Facebook Messenger

Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.

Amazon Echo

Just say "Alexa, enable Food Network skill" to get started.