Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Glad® SimplyCooking™ Microwave Steaming Bags- get a free sample!
Maureen Rootz with Fleishman-Hillard emailed me and asked me if I'd like to try the new Glad® SimplyCooking™ Microwave Steaming Bags and, of course, I said I'd love to!

So, many of you know that thanks to my high cholesterol results I'm supposed to eat more fruits and veggies! And it doesn't count if my veggies are smothered in butter and/or cream sauce.

In the past, I've purchased fresh or frozen vegetable and steamed them over a pot of boiling water. Unfortunately, more often than not they quickly became overcooked and soggy and I have a tendency to smother them in butter in the hopes of improving the test.

Last night I threw a couple of handfuls of fresh green beans (just green beans; no butter, sauce, or water) in one of the Glad® SimplyCooking™ Microwave Steaming Bags. The bag was easy to fill because it's designed to stand upright.

Following the instructions on the bag, I steamed the green beans in my microwave for 4 minutes. They turned out perfect! They were tender and juicy, not soggy. And they tasted fantastic! I happily ate them plain this time, they were flavorful enough without any butter added!

Best of all, I had no pots or pans mess to clean up afterwards. All I had to do is rinse out the bag so that I could reuse it another time. You can't get much simpler than that!

I'll tell you what, since Maureen sent me three of these steaming bags, I'm going to offer one of them to one of you so that you can try it too! All you have to do is leave me a comment if you're interested in receiving a Glad® SimplyCooking™ Microwave Steaming Bags and I'll randomly pick a name by Friday morning. You don't even have to be a blogger.

Don't worry, if your name isn't selected to win, you can purchase these in a 10-count package for just $3 at most grocery stores.

Leave me a comment if you'd like a chance to win a free trial of this product!

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At 5:47 AM, Blogger Gherkin Pickle said...

Those sound great! Count me in.

At 6:54 AM, Blogger crissybug said...

I was given the chance to try out the ziploc version of these. They are awesome!

At 8:39 AM, Anonymous Jessica said...

I just saw a commercial for those online and was wondering if they worked! Thanks for letting us know! Count me in too!

At 8:42 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't watch television too much so I hadn't seen these until recently! I would love to try these! Thank you.

At 10:12 AM, Blogger Tricia said...

Please count me in for your drawing on these!

I am still reading - lurking mostly - but I am still out here reading your blog regularly. Just haven't had time to comment lately!

At 11:26 AM, Anonymous my minivan is faster than yours said...

First of all, your blog is beautiful! So glad you left me a comment so I could find you :).

And I am most definitley going to grab a package at the store tomorrow. Good tip!

At 11:39 AM, Blogger Carey said...

Count me in! Id love to try out these bags.

At 12:58 PM, Blogger Mrs. Pear said...

I would love to try these! with a little helper in the kitchen I can use all the help I can get, and the less dishes the better!

At 6:31 PM, Blogger DOMESTIC DIVA said...

I've been wanting to try these.

BTW, thanx for visiting my site.

At 7:01 PM, Blogger Karen said...

I would also love to try these, please count me in, thanks!

At 8:56 PM, Blogger Kathleen Marie said...

I have these. They are wonderful! I must say my favorite way to eat veggies besides fresh is grilled but these bags are fabulous in the winter when I don't want to grill. Hugs!

At 6:36 AM, Blogger Mari said...

These bags are great - I have them so don't need to be entered in the drawing; I just wanted to second your opinion!

At 1:20 PM, Blogger Michelle said...

I'm always up for a free sample of something! :)

At 2:00 PM, Blogger boysmum2 said...

I only found your blog yesterday and already it has had me in tears.
You are a wonderful person.
I am reading this in New Zealand as that is where I live, so I am a true lurking person as I randomly come across blogs, if I like them I save and then keep coming back for up dates, so you are now in my favourite list.
If you can find it in your heart to send to NZ then please count me in the draw. :)


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