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4 Special Functions of F.BLÜMLEIN Steam Ovens

We’ve already gone over steam cooking in great detail, but there are some other steam modes that can be used for other purposes than cooking.

1. Reheating leftovers

Although there is no specific mode for reheating, the steam mode works perfect for reheating leftovers! Food that is reheated in the microwave doesn’t always turn out that great. Things like chicken breast become dry and leathery once reheating in the microwave. Reheated tupperware containers are always cold in the center while the outside edges are hotter than lava. Don’t even get me started on the soggy, sad mess that results when you try to reheat pizza in the microwave! 

Using steam to reheat your food retains some moisture while reheating your leftovers evenly. If you have leftover pizza, you can use the convection mode to provide dryer heat that will have your pizza tasting like it just came out of a wood-fired oven. 

2. Fermentation 

If you’ve ever made bread dough from scratch, you know the proofing process can take a long time - 3-4 hours at the minimum. You need to keep the dough covered in a warm place so that the dough rises. This can also be accomplished by using the fermentation mode on your F.Blumlein steam oven. 

The lower steam temperature of the fermentation mode provides a warm and humid environment necessary for dough to rise. The consistent humid environment inside of the oven is also the perfect place to make delicious homemade yogurt. 

3. Defrosting frozen food

The defrost mode in the microwave is an awesome kitchen innovation. Unfortunately, it also has some downsides. Meat that is defrosted tends to cook on the edges, which can really affect the end result of your cooking. Using steam to defrost meat does not cook the edges like you would get in the microwave. Besides meat, almost anything can be reheated in your F.Blumlein Steam Oven.

4. Sterilization 

Baby bottles, canning jars, silverware, COVID-19 concerns; there are many reasons why you might want some extra sterilization in your life. The F.Blumlein steam oven has a standalone sterilizing function so you can blast germs off of any steam-safe items. Please don’t put electronics or heat-sensitive items (most plastics) into the steam oven as they will melt inside and you will not have a fun time cleaning it up.

 

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This is part 3 (section 2) in our three part series on steam cooking. You can find section 1, part 1, and part 2 here. If you want the entire report on the history and benefits of steam cooking, as well as some special features that F.Blumlein Steam Ovens use, simply enter your email address below and subscribe to us.