What Are Some Additional Uses for a Bamboo Steamer?

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Q: I just bought a bamboo steamer, with the intention of making one thing (potstickers).

Anything else I can use it for?

Sent by OliviaEditor: Olivia, you can use it to steam other foods as well: Sticky rice. vegetables, shrimp, packets of fish.

You can also use it for storage, in between bouts of dumpling-making. Martha suggests storing garlic and shallots in a steamer, or using it to transport pies.

Readers, how else do you like to use bamboo steamer baskets?

 

Related: How to Use a Bamboo Steamer Basket

(Images: Martha Stewart)

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