11 Easy Mug Cake Recipes That Make the Best Single Serving Desserts

Whether you're limiting your calorie intake or don't enjoy sharing food, microwavable mug cakes are a quick and easy alternative to baking standard-sized confections. Many times requiring only a small...

Real cooking (not just reheating) using a microwave

by MidwesternerTT 3 months ago

While a microwave is a terrific appliance for quickly reheating leftovers or simply steaming vegetables, it also can be used for "real cooking". When microwave ovens were first commercially availa...

Looking for large microwave cover

by mmmjv 8 months ago

Hello. I'm looking for microwave cover but googling all I can find is like 10 inch ones. I have square plates and from corner to corner they're 13 inches. Does anybody know where I can get one that...

Cooking Sticky Rice in the Microwave

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

If you follow the Chinese-American tradition of serving sticky rice studded with lop cheong, Chinese bacon, ham, black mushrooms and other goodies as a side (or stuffed into) the holiday turkey, th...

Old Sparky and KerryGold

by ChrisJM 2 years ago

Has anyone recently melted KerryGold (Unsalted) in a microwave? I've used two separate microwave containers and the dam microwave sparks on me. Before you ask, I heated water in the same conta...

Foods That Destroy the Roof of your Mouth

by paulispumonti 12 years ago

Here's my shortlist: 1) Almost any sandwich on a crispy baguette- major damage 2) crispy tortilla chips or nachos eaten when drunk- I've had to pull out those pointy ends with a pair of tweez...

Why did my microwave set some paper on fire?

by Howard-2 19 years ago

In my area garbage is collected only once a week, so sometimes it begins to stink after a few days. I sometimes deal with this problem by drying some kinds of garbage in the summer, or freezing it...

Is good quality, affordable microwave cookware extinct?

by Bob Frable 3 years ago

I'm still using products my parents (G_d rest their souls) bought before the early 2000s. They're going to just break to pieces, or get stained to a degree that cleaning can't resolve. I'm not comp...

old china and porcelain dishes..safe in microwave?

by erica 6 years ago

I have many dishes manufactured before there were microwaves, so no "microwave safe" label on the underside. I would not chance super expensive Spode, but what about non-luxury china including Api...

The perfect microwave brown rice

by rworange 14 years ago

It took me a few pounds of rice, but I have it down 1. Wash rice three times or until water runs clear to remove starch which makes rice boil over 2. Put rice in a large bowl and add 4 parts ...

Is it safe to heat plates in the microwave?

by la2tokyo 11 years ago

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 a...

Can microwave oven be used to simmer/evaporate liquid?

by monotious 5 years ago

I just bount a new microwave oven, which I am told uses inverter technology, which basically means that the microwave oven can adjust the energy output, say to 50%, as opposed to putting out energy...

Oatmeal boiling over in microwave

by sunshinedrop 15 years ago

Every time I cook oatmeal in the microwave it boils over ALOT. I use the regular oats (not the quick oats) and mix them with a little milk (half the recommended amount on the Quaker oat box). I d...

No stove for two weeks

by junescook 5 years ago

I am accustomed to cooking three meals a day at home. Now they are retiling our kitchen, etc, (600 sq. ft.) and everything has gotten moved out, all the furniture, appliances, etc. The short of i...

Stuffed Peppers - pre cooking peppers

by michaeljc70 10 years ago

I usually make my stuffed peppers by cooking them wrapped in foil for 15 in the oven to help soften them. I then stuff them with cooked stuffing (rice, pork, etc). I am wondering if microwaving t...

Microwave Crisper & Browner. And...Why some Metal is OK to Microwave?

by alkapal 11 years ago

Does anyone make a crisper or browner that one can repeatedly re-use in the microwave? I'm looking to turn the microwave into a little "oven" that can brown and get things crisp. I may have t...

Microwave safe glass getting too hot

by rancher 9 years ago

I've been making hot tea in microwave safe glass measuring/pour cups for many years. Usually Pyrex brand. I put in about 3 cups of water, a tea bag, and set it for 4 minutes, finish, take it out,...

Safe Microwave Dishes?

by lemarais 9 years ago

With all the buzz about BPA and dangerous chemicals leaching into food-- ESPECIALLY when the food is heated! I've sworn off any type of plastic "microwave safe" dish for a few years now. I on...

Microwave for Frozen Udon?

by arielleeve 5 years ago

So we're currently renovating our kitchen, which means all we have for cooking is a fridge and microwave. Washing all our dishes in the bathtub. We're trying to still cook as much as possible to sa...

Snacks and Meals for Non-Patient Hospital Stay

by sjd98765 5 years ago

So my 4 month old son is having his second open heart surgery this Friday, I will be staying with him in the hospital the whole time and my husband and our parents will be driving back and forth fr...

Microwave Power Level for Reheating

by Jim Leff 18 years ago

for reheating purposes (not cooking) in a microwave, on what basis do you decide the percentage power to use?