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Parchment Cooking Comes Home with Simply Organic's New Steam Gourmet

NORWAY, IOWA (August 6, 2014) — Parchment-style cooking has long been a sophisticated restaurant method of cooking, but making a wholesome, delicious meal with epicurean flare doesn't have to be difficult. Now, any one can master the art of cooking in steam to create tender, juicy entrées, with Simply Organic's new Steam Gourmet seasoning and parchment kits.

Simply Organic's carefully crafted organic seasonings and parchment bags are the key to mastering the remarkable, time-proven French culinary technique called, "en papillote." This style of cooking, which involves sealing food in parchment paper to cook in the oven with steam, gives busy weeknight cooks an effortless experience with unique flavors, textures and nutritional benefits from the organic foods they love.

"Parchment cooking has always been a popular technique among restaurant chefs," said Ellen Bouchard, Simply Organic's Senior Brand Manager. "With Steam Gourmet, we're helping both novice and savvy cooks prepare a high quality, restaurant-type meal at home with style, ease and clean ingredients."

Each kit contains two expertly-blended seasoning packets and two parchment bags. Just add protein to make two complete entrees that each serve four. To prepare the entrée, season your protein with the organic seasonings, place inside the parchment bag and steam in the oven.

"The flavors swirl inside the sealed bag, intensify and in approximately 30 minutes, an incredibly moist, delicious entrée is ready without the addition of any extra fats or oils. Voilà - the dinner dilemma solved," added Bouchard.

Steam Gourmet is available in four flavors:

Learn more about Steam Gourmet at www.simplyorganic.com/new-products/steam-gourmet.php.

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Simply Organic®
Simply Organic®, an all-organic brand from Frontier® Co-op, offers an extensive and growing selection of certified organic spices, seasonings, and baking flavors while supporting organic agriculture around the globe. By providing the best available organic seasonings and donating one percent of sales to organic agriculture and education, Simply Organic genuinely offers "Pure.Simple.Joy.” Find out more about Simply Organic at www.simplyorganic.com.

Frontier® Co-op™
Founded in 1976 and based in Norway, Iowa, Frontier® Co-op offers a full line of natural and organic products under the Frontier, Simply Organic®, Aura Cacia® and Aura Cacia Organics® brands. Products include culinary herbs, spices and baking flavors; bulk herbs and spices; and natural and organic aromatherapy products. Frontier's goal is to provide consumers with the highest-quality organic and natural products while supporting and promoting social and environmental responsibility. For more information, visit Frontier Co-op's website www.frontiercoop.com.