Re: [gardeners] Food Steamer

Rosemary Carlson (
Sat, 02 Jan 1999 11:57:19 -0500

Anyone know how seafood (shrimp, scallops, or fish filets) are in a steamer?

Rosemary in snowy (3 inches!) Eastern KY - who is glad she has a 4-wheel

At 08:41 AM 1/2/99 -0600, you wrote:
>Let's see, got an Aurora steamer that I mostly cook rice in, but sometimes
>steam veggies. Got a microwave veggie steamer that I really like as it's
>but does the job. Broccoli takes 5 minutes and is crispy crunchy the way we
>like it. Got the oriental steamer basket made of bamboo but seldom use it
>unless I've got lots of time. Pretty much you can steam a mixture of veggies
>without a problem in any of them. Steamed green beans and small onions are
>right good.
>Rosemary Carlson wrote:
>> Hi all: Well, today I hit the after Xmas sales. Good stuff! Got a desk I
>> needed for my office and a sweater chest for my bedroom. Both really needed
>> - and both WONDERFUL bargains. Cherry desk, mahogany chest. LESS than half
>> price. Super!
>> But, I'm writing to ask all of you about a food steamer. I've wanted one
>> FOREVER - and found a top of the line Oster on sale today for $15!!! So,
>> I've got it. Any tricks? Any good recipes? I can't WAIT to cook seafood and
>> veggies in it!! Anyone have one? I really wanted a Chinese bamboo - but
>> couldn't find one. I'll be anxious to hear your experiences!
>> Rosemary in FRIGID Eastern KY where we are expecting 2 inches (more) of
>> snow and MORE ice than THAT! AACCKK!!!