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    Default Conventional steamer or baby food maker?

    DD is well into eating solids and I like to make home made foods, she's now eating a variety of foods so I'm thinking about getting a steamer... but I just can't decide if I should get one AND if I should get a vonventional steamer or one for baby food specifically.
    not too fussed about it being a steamer blender as she likes chunky food and I already have a great hand held.
    any suggestions and experiences??

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    I tend to think that the "baby food makers" are a bit of a con myself. They are so not necessary.
    I had one of those drop in steamer inserts for my saucepan and a fork

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    Default Conventional steamer or baby food maker?

    I'd just get a normal steamer. That way you can use it for heaps if other things too.

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    Default Conventional steamer or baby food maker?

    I use my everyday steamer and mash with fork or give whole.

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    Bellini baby food maker $80 or so from big w. it steams then blends. It's convenient but the best part is the steamer will turn itself off when ready and you can leave it for as long as you need if your busy with bub or feeding. With a traditional steemer you need to keep an eye on it.

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    Default Conventional steamer or baby food maker?

    Quote Originally Posted by jordansmumma View Post
    Bellini baby food maker $80 or so from big w. it steams then blends. It's convenient but the best part is the steamer will turn itself off when ready and you can leave it for as long as you need if your busy with bub or feeding. With a traditional steemer you need to keep an eye on it.
    Mine just turns off. No need to keep an eye on it at all.

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    Default Re: Conventional steamer or baby food maker?

    I agree with biscotti I had a microwave steamer and then I would just use a fork to mash. Now he's 15 months I still use it Just a bowl with a strainer insert, put a bit of water in it, put the veggies in, pop the lid on and press the fresh veggies button and it always cooks them perfectly

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    Default Conventional steamer or baby food maker?

    Quote Originally Posted by waterlily View Post
    Mine just turns off. No need to keep an eye on it at all.
    I ment a traditional steamer (stove top)

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    Default Conventional steamer or baby food maker?

    Quote Originally Posted by jordansmumma View Post
    I ment a traditional steamer (stove top)
    Oh yes! I wouldn't recommend a stove too one. They can be very inconvenient. I even brought a microwave pasta cooker to avoid it. Lol

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