Jaden Hair

I'm Jaden Hair, a professional recipe developer, food columnist, and food photographer specializing in fast, fresh, and easy recipes for the home cook. Jaden Hair is a television chef, food columnist and award-winning food blogger at Steamy Kitchen. You can watch her cook twice a month on Daytime Show, syndicated in 120 markets. Jaden is a food columnist for Discovery Health, TLC and for Tampa Tribune. Jaden is a cookbook author of The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook. Jaden is one of the most influential food people in social media. She has been featured on the Today Show, CBS Early Show, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Oprah.com, and Parents Magazine. Jaden was recently one of the hottest women in food (blush) and also one of the best food bloggers on Forbes.com as well as The Daily Meal. Jaden is a mom of two little boys, Andrew and Nathan, who love to eat almost as much as she does! Her husband, Scott, is also part of the Steamy Kitchen team, he’s the web developer that makes the magic on this site happen, otherwise known as the “.com” of business. See Media Page for list of press mentions, television appearances.

My Blogs

Grow: How To Make Tub Hydroponics

To kick off our Grow series, we are starting with something incredibly easy, simple and everyone can do. I wanted to title this post “The Easiest Hydroponics Ever” or “Set It and Forget It Method” or “No Excuses Growing Method”. But Tub Hydroponics seems to be an accurate name for it ....more

Thai Firecracker Shrimp

Yesterday, I bribed Nathan to help me do a cooking demo at the...more

Grow: Hydroponics and Aquaponics Update

Hello everyone! I’ve been “sustainable farming” for over a year now — with the aquaponics, hydroponics and microgreens. Some of our experiments are GREAT… ....more

Are You Throwing Away the Most Tender Part of Broccoli?

Ahhh….the sad and lonely stump that gets thrown away after the prized crown is chopped off. BUT IT’S THE BEST PART OF THE BROCCOLI! Underneath that tough, fibrous outer layer of the stalk is the most TENDER part of the broccoli ....more

Giveaway: Underground Cellar Wine Trip for 4 to Sonoma Valley

My friends at Underground Cellar are giving away: Stay at the luxurious Villa Terra Nova located in the heart of Sonoma wine country Behind-the-scenes private tour of Iron Horse Vineyards, by winemaker David Munskgard VIP chef’s dinner at award-winning “the girl and the fig” restaurant Roundtrip airfare, luxury transportation, and many other surprises! ==> Click here to enter the giveaway at Underground Cellar...more

Thai Pork Chops in Ginger Coconut Sauce

My husband has only a couple of hobbies, but my oh my, he did choose them well. What I mean to say, is that HIS hobbies benefits ME directly. ...more

Garlic Ginger Shrimp Stir Fry

The love language between my Mom and I is all about food! We share recipes with each other over the phone and email. We swap cookbooks when we see each other a couple times a year ....more

Difference Between Microgreens, Sprouts and Baby Greens

We have been getting a good number of inquiries about microgreens. Seems we have tapped into some curiosity with our original introduction to our microgreens operations. A common question that we get asked frequently is “What is the difference between microgreens, sprouts and baby greens?” That’s a fantastic question! ...more

Vietnamese Pho Pressure Cooker – Paleo Friendly

It’s been a loooong time since I’ve made home made pho – much too long! Normally I make beef pho the long and slow way – either in the slow cooker or barely bubbling on the stovetop: Slow Cooker Vietnamese Pho Recipe Vietnamese Beef Pho Recipe Chicken Pho Recipe (Pho Ga) But a very persistent reader has been emailing me about creating a Pressure Cooker Vietnamese Pho recipe for the past 2 years. If you can make awesome Pho in the slow cooker, why not a pressure cooker? ...more

Cheater Pad Thai

Sometimes a cheater sauce is just the answer. The Asian aisle at my local grocery store has soo many bottles and jars of Asian sauces – sweet-sour, kung-pao, ginger-garlic. Most of the time, I tell you to skip the pre-made stuff – it’s just easier to combine fresh ginger, fresh garlic, soy sauce or other easy-to-find ingredients to make your own type of sauce: Sweet & Sour Chicken Healthy General Tso’s Chicken Chinese Beef & Broccoli Sesame Chicken Salad But when it comes to Pad Thai noodles, a do-it-yourself sauce can be tricky ....more