Thanks to my lovely coworkers, they let me in on a dorm room secret. Ziploc Steamer Bags (aka Zip n' Steam). These little plastic bags are INCREDIBLE. You throw in a mish-mash of ingredients and 4 minutes later you have a perfectly cooked meal that is flavorful, fat free and nutritious.
Here's the process:
|You can buy these bags at a store near you or else you can find them HERE|
|Each bag (there are 10 in a box) features quick reference of cooking times|
|For my meal I added Fresh Ginger, Lemon Slices, Baby Asparagus and salt-free seasoning|
|Added a package of frozen Cod fillets. Microwaved for 4 minutes, let the bag rest for one minute. Open and put on a pretty plate with the final seasonings of your choice.|
MY FIRST CHESTNUT!
|Since I'm on a food theme today.......I tried my first chestnut over the weekend. There was a guy in the local village roasting them and selling small packages for 2e.|
|I peeled back the shell and found a thick/soft 'nut' inside.|
|It had the texture and flavor of an overcooked sweet potato - so overall, it was 'MEH'. Have you had roasted chestunuts before? Are they a nutritious snack?|