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Microwaving Porcelain Dinnerware

Is it safe to heat plates in the microwave?


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Is it safe to heat plates in the microwave?

la2tokyo | Jan 26, 2011 09:51 AM

As someone who works in a restaurant I feel the need to plate everything on a hot plate. At home, where I have no plate heater, I have always preheated my plates in the microwave. I was cooking at my friend's house and I put a stack of plates in the microwave to heat them up, and he expressed a lot of concern. I haven't had any problems before, but I have only tried with the plates in my house, which are mostly from Ikea. Is this a bad idea? Could this damage good china or porcelain?

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