Steaming is an age-old cooking technique that is beneficial in many ways. Steaming, for instance, is a healthy alternative to frying food. Because it does not use hot oil to cook food, it does not degrade nutrients. Steamed food is also palatable, cheap to cook, and can help individuals to maintain trimmer waistline, particularly those who cannot say no to fast foods. If you cook often at home and want to enjoy the foregoing and many other benefits, here is a detailed review of the top 10 best fast food steamers in 2015 that you should consider buying:
- 10. Viante CUC-30ST Intellisteam
- 9. Circulon Stainless Steel Universal Steamer
- 8. T-fal VC1338 Balanced Living Steamer
- 7. Cook N Home NC-00313 Double Boiler and Steamer Set
- 6. Norpro 3 Piece Mini Steamer Cooker Set
- 5. Farberware Classic Stainless Steel Saucepot and Steamer
- 4. Oster 5712 Electronic Food Steamer
- 3. Hamilton Beach Digital Steamer
- 2. Cuisinart 77-412 Chef’s Classic Stainless 4-Piece Pasta/Steamer Set
- 1. Aroma 8-Cup Digital Rice Cooker and Food Steamer
10. Viante CUC-30ST Intellisteam
Viante CUC-30ST Intellisteam is a professional-grade counter top food steamer that works well in both large and small kitchens. It is easy to use, durable, and has three separate compartments for preparing different types of food at the same time. This not only saves time, but also power or fuel you would have otherwise used to prepare your preferred foods individually. It has programmable digital controls and timers, sturdy dishwasher-safe accessories, and a visible water gauge.
9. Circulon Stainless Steel Universal Steamer
Even though simple, this universal stainless steel steamer by Circulon is a functional, everyday accessory for preparing delicious steamed food at home. Its stainless steel construction is durable. It is also dishwasher safe, very easy to clean, and is oven safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Circulon steamer works well with both tulip-shaped and straight-sided cookware. It is easy to use, has a shatter-resistant glass lid that prevents moisture loss, and comes with a limited warranty.
8. T-fal VC1338 Balanced Living Steamer
T-fal VC1338 Balanced Living is a compact two-tier electric food steamer that offers approximately four quarts of cooking space (two quarts per tier). Each tier is sturdy, removable, and made of durable BPA-free material that does not put the health of users at risk nor tamper with the flavor of cooked food. T-fal VC1338 is compact and easy to store. It also has digital controls, a 60-minute timer, and a well-wired electrical system that meets North American electrical standards. If you buy an original for a reputable store, you also get a one-year limited warranty.
7. Cook N Home NC-00313 Double Boiler and Steamer Set
For individuals with large families that enjoy steamed food, Cook N Home NC-00313 steamer set and double boiler is one of the best products to buy. A favored brand in many top 10 best food steamers in 2015 reviews, this mirror polished stainless steel accessory is durable and has a well-designed encapsulate bottom that distributes heat evenly on food when steaming. Its three-step insert, glass lid, and riveted handles are durable. They are also dishwasher-safe and thus, best for regular use.
6. Norpro 3 Piece Mini Steamer Cooker Set
Norpro 3 Piece is a stylish stainless steel mini steamer cooker set that steam food fast and efficiently. It has a large one-quart pot, a steamer, and a vented tempered glass lid. Its try-ply encapsulated base distributes heat efficiently, eliminating hot spot that might burn your steamed food.
5. Farberware Classic Stainless Steel Saucepot and Steamer
Farberware Classic is a 3-Quart Stack ‘N Steam saucepot and steamer made of heavy 18/10 stainless steel. The material is thick and durable, and works well with its aluminum core to cook food evenly when steaming. This accessory is oven safe up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. It has a tight lid that prevents moisture loss and sturdy heat resistant handles that stay cool when steaming on or in stoves. All components are dishwasher safe and covered by a lifetime warranty for defects.
4. Oster 5712 Electronic Food Steamer
To enjoy palatable steamed food at the comfort of your home, this 6.1-quart two-tier Oster 5712 electronic steamer is one of the best accessories to buy. It prepares all types of foods, has an LCD screen with a 95-minute timer that eases usage, and can delay cooking for up to 12 hours. It also has an auto keep-warm setting, fully collapsible steaming trays for preparing large volumes of food, and a large external water reservoir with a see-through refillable tank. Oster 5712 electronic food steamer is highly versatile and built to North American Electrical standards.
3. Hamilton Beach Digital Steamer
This digital steamer by Hamilton Beach is an advanced two-tier model designed for both light and heavy-duty steaming jobs. It has a removable divider for accommodating large foods, a rice bowl from steaming rice, and a digital touchpad for customizing cooking jobs and monitoring progress. This electric food steamer is durable, easy to use, and has a nested design that fits snugly in kitchen cabinets
2. Cuisinart 77-412 Chef’s Classic Stainless 4-Piece Pasta/Steamer Set
Large, easy to use, and made of durable stainless steel, Cuisinart 77-412 is a well-designed professional-grade stainless steel pasta and food steamer. It has a 12-quart stockpot, an encapsulated aluminum bottom, and a tight-fitting stainless steel lid with an ever-cool handle. All parts are durable, machine-washable, and covered by its limited lifetime warranty.
1. Aroma 8-Cup Digital Rice Cooker and Food Steamer
This eight-cup digital cooker by Aroma is, as per our review, the best food steamer in 2015. Its stainless steel construction is durable, rust proof, and energy efficient. Its programmable digital controls are easy to use, while its 15-hour delay timer and automatic keep warm system, aid in proper planning when cooking. It is easy to clean and comes with a steam tray, spatula, measuring cup, and recipes.