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SOS Question re Microwave

Querencia | Aug 11, 201906:28 PM     4

I need wise counsel. Today I bought a gadget that is a thick cotton envelope they claim will bake a perfect potato in four minutes in the microwave. Only after I brought it home I remembered that about ten years ago I read you can sterilize a kitchen sponge in the microwave but when I tried it the sponge caught fire and ruined the microwave---we had to buy a new one. Now I am thinking this cotton envelope might catch fire. Does anyone have experience with such a thing?

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