Steamy Kitchen Store Sale


It’s a sale!! We’re having a major sale at the Steamy Kitchen Store – if you’ve got your eye on some kitchen products, come on over and have a little shopping spree! Hurry, the offer expires in a couple of days! My friends over at Cooking.com run the entire store operation for Steamy Kitchen – from customer service to billing …


Call for Cookbook Testers!


Wow. After a year of developing recipes, testing, writing, styling and photographing, we’re ready for recipe testing! A couple of years ago, when I asked for help from readers to test recipes from my first book, I think close to 175 people responded enthusiastically and participated — just simply amazing! This time, instead of 175 testers, I think we’ll go …

Giveaway: Next Day Flyers Custom Postcards and Stickers


Today we have a bundle of customizable postcards and stickers from Next Day Flyers. The winner will be able to personalize them however they like!Next Day Flyer Custom Postcard and Sticker GiveawayIncluded in this giveaway:100 Personalized  3 x 3 Stickers (Perfect for food labels!)100 Personalized  4 x 6 Postcards (Perfect for recipe cards!)From Next Day . . .


Green Bean and Shiitake Mushroom Stir Fry


This recipe was originally slated for my cookbook, but I seem to have too many recipes already slated for the Vegetable chapter, so I’m puttin’ it here and sharing with you on the blog. Learning a good stir fry technique for home cooking is important – it will save you from throwing out the odds and ends of vegetables in …


Seafood Miso Noodle Soup


A couple of weeks ago, we had a massive Temaki sushi party with friends. If you’ve never been to one, I highly suggest making friends with the fine folks at I Love Blue Sea  or head over to Casson Trenor’s site, Sustainable Sushi and host a sushi party of your own. Since I’m a type of person who always over-cooks for dinner parties …

Giveaway: Char Crust Seasoning


 Char Crust Seasoning GiveawayChar Crust dry-rub seasonings were originally developed in 1957 to give steaks a flavorful charred-like crust while sealing in natural, succulent juices. They are now used nationwide to enhance a variety of dishes from beef, lamb, and pork, to poultry and seafood. The premium seasonings have become a popular secret ingredient at . . .


Mason Bee House


I’ve always kept my distance from bees, I’ll blame it on a horror movie that I stupidly watched by myself when I was home sick from school. I’ve never been stung before, nor do I really care to purposely put myself in a situation where I might be. But uh…..colony collapse? I’m more freaked out about that then a little …

Giveaway: FridgeX Silicone Food Storage


Today we are excited to be giving away two FridgeX silicone food storage collections. These things are great because when you are done using them they collapse to take up almost no space in your cabinet. FridgeX Silicone Food Storage GiveawayThis giveaway includes:one (1) 6 Piece Rectangular Silicone Storage Set (A $37.99 value!)one (1) 6 . . .


Steak with Kimchi Butter


A couple of years ago, Todd, Diane and I flew to NYC to work on a small video project with the French Culinary Institute. We met up at the hotel on the first day and after a 14.63 second hello, we jumped into a cab and headed to Momofuku Saäm Bar. If you know us, food is on our minds …

Giveaway: EarthPan+ 12 Inch Skillet Giveaway


Pots and Pans 12 Inch Skillet GiveawayIncluded in this giveaway:one (1) 12 Inch Earth Pan Skillet from Pots and PansFrom Pots and Pans:Good for you. Good for the earth. Earth Pan was created with our planet and you in mind. This cookware delivers the performance and features you require without the drawbacks associated with traditional . . .


The Palace Chicken Coop: Free Chicken Coop Plan


Hey guys! It’s Scott’s (my husband…otherwise known as the “.com” of Steamy Kitchen) first post! ~Jaden When Jaden brought home 5 fluffy new friends in July of last year, I knew a chicken coop was in our future. I wanted to design and build it myself as a fun exciting project. Little did I realize that 5 months go by …


Scallops with Apricot Sauce


I was sent a lovely note from blog reader, Carol, requesting a recipe for scallops with a lovely fruity sauce. It’s a dish from Blackfin Bistro, a restaurant in Key West, but sadly they no longer have it on the menu. Don’t you hate that? Fall in love with a restaurant’s dish and then it disappears from the menu! Fortunately …