Fred and Friends’ Steam Ship really takes steaming lids to the next level of creativity, and it won’t break the bank either. Since it’s made from heavy duty silicone, sticking in the microwave works just as well as on top of a steaming pot. On a related note, did you know that silicon is the seventh-most abundant element in the universe and the second-most abundant element on the planet, after oxygen? Approximately 25% of the Earth’s crust is silicon. Product page. Continue reading for more ultra creative kitchen gadgets and accessories.