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How to survive with only a microwave?

markml | Jul 2, 2008 11:49 PM

Okay, so I'm stuck all summer in a place where they won't permit any cooking equipment (not even a toaster) other than a microwave. Lame I know, but anyway I've gotten to the point where eating out all the time is straining my budget and getting to be a little tiring.

So I've decided to give the microwave a chance, and I'm wondering what suggestions everyone has for preparing good food with a microwave. You know, like real dishes, not the various comfort foods and TV dinners that microwaves are usually used for. Any techniques to share? I can't even get fish from the freezer aisle to cook properly in a microwave, because it either ends up overcooking or part of it is left raw.

Also, a long time ago I saw an infomerical for Brown & Crisp on TV. Does anyone actually use those, and do they work well? Thanks!

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