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13 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...
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Old Sparky and KerryGold

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by ChrisJM 3 months 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

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by paulispumonti 10 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?

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by Howard-2 17 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?

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by Bob Frable 10 months 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?

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by erica 4 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

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by rworange 12 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?

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by la2tokyo 8 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?

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by monotious 3 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

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by sunshinedrop 13 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

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by junescook 3 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

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by michaeljc70 7 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?

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by alkapal 8 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

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by rancher 7 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?

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by lemarais 6 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?

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by arielleeve 3 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

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by sjd98765 3 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

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by Jim Leff 16 years ago

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

Sweet potato in microwave started smoking! Why?

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by Howard_2 3 years ago

A friend told me she'd tried to cook a sweet potato in a microwave, and it turned into a chunk of carbon, so naturally I had to try this myself, and sure enough, a small chunk that I cooked, cut o...

Lekué microwave cookers??

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by josephnl 4 years ago

Recently I was talked into buying a Lekué microwave popcorn cooker by a salesperson at Sur la Table. I was hesitant, but after using it for a month now, I absolutely love it. After figuring out ho...

Why did my broccoli catch fire in the microwave? Why did the pyrex bowl get so hot?

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by Howard_2 10 years ago

I often do experiments in my microwave. The latest one I did was to put 2 small pieces of broccoli stem (fresh) into a pyrex bowl and microwave the bowl for about 3 minutes. At one point I saw...