Delicious Effortless Meals featuring Thermador’s Convection Steam OvenBy Larissa Taboryski on Mar 18th,2016
Thermador’s Convection Steam Oven quickly became a popular choice for the modern kitchen as people recognized that the benefits of cooking with steam aligned with the their goal of eating fresh healthy meals. An added bonus of the Steam Oven is that it can actually simplify the cooking of a variety of meals, all it takes is a little planning and practice.
The fast pace of our lives has made packaged and fast foods that provide instant satisfaction very popular, the trade-off of course is the reduced nutritional value and higher calorie content of the food. The Thermador Steam Oven with it’s great tools for cooking, re-heating and defrosting foods can help you change that style of eating all you have to do is keep your fridge and freezer stocked with a variety of delicious meals customized to your taste and the Steam Oven can make that process easier than you realize, it’s all in the planning.
Here are some tips on how we use our Thermador Steam Ovens for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
BreakfastPrepare healthy muffins, pancakes or waffles and store in the fridge or freezer for easy re-heating. Vegetable Frittatas can be prepared in individual ramekins or larger casseroles and re-heated for a delicious no cook breakfast. Eggs can be hard or soft-boiled or poached in individual ramekins. Previously prepared foods such as cooked grains and vegetables can be re-heated for a nourishing start to the day. Oatmeal can be cooked in the Steam Oven directly in the serving bowl.
LunchSteam bone-in chicken pieces for salads and sandwiches. Slow roast chicken or turkey breasts for salads and sandwiches. Braise corned beef or pastrami for hot deli sandwiches. Re-fresh a previously cooked meal.
DinnerRoast a medley of vegetables with pork tenderloin, chicken pieces or fish for a simple easy meal that takes only 20 – 30 minutes to cook. Roast the best chicken ever. Bake your favorite potatoes or steam them for mashing. Use the Slow Cook mode to cook beef, lamb, chicken or turkey pieces and finish on the outdoor grill. Steam a medley of vegetables, grains and fish, shellfish or chicken. Re-heat a previously cooked braise with some freshly steamed vegetables. Defrost and cook a previously cooked meal (20 minutes for defrosting 30 for cooking).
Of course there are many other wonderful foods you can cook in your Steam Oven such as velvety smooth custards and flan, scrumptious bread pudding or French toast casseroles, crusty home-made breads and rolls and remember when you cook foods in Steam and Convection you can cook several dishes at one time with no transference of flavor.