Do you use a microwave? If so what do you use it more for reheating or actual cooking?
Reheating, popping popcorn, and occasionally defrosting.
Early on I also use to use it for making bake potatoes but I seldom eat those anymore. I used it for making bacon a few times in the past.
The idea of microwaves being used to make meals from scratch failed for the most part. Most people still prefer to use their conventional oven to bake, broil, and roast foods.
The microwave will never (replace) the traditional oven.
Every now an then I see some old microwave cook books on the bargain table at bookstores. :-)
I use my microwave for reheating and some actual cooking, like frozen food dinners. Sometimes for melting butter and defrosting or thawing cold food.
Mainly to reheat and defrost. My aunt is a microwave boffin though, bakes cakes and all kinds of crazy things in the microwave.
I use the microwave for heating, water or food. I very rarely use to for cooking. Lately have I been trying to avoid using a microwave because I have read that it was unhealthy for you.
I use it much more rarely these days other than defrosting, heating veggies, and popping corn. hmmmm . . . I guess I use it more than I thought, but actual usage times are much less. Veggies are the only real thing I use it for fresh cooking. Oh yeah, I do use it to soften ice cream out of the freezer. I heard tell it does scrambled eggs okay, however I really am afraid to try. I don't want a negative affect from failure since that is a favorite.
I don't use it with TV dinners anymore. I got tired of trying different levels to get it to heat evenly without cold spots. I would have to remember a different level for different frozen entrees. Too confusing and too much stuff to remember. I use to use it for left over pizza, but again too many cold spots. If heated too long then rubbery crust. Much better in the oven for that.
by juniorsbook 7 years ago
What does 'Thawing' mean in the context of food?
by Mary Jo Hudy 23 months ago
Old plastic containers that have no numbers on them. Are they good or bad?
by Juliette Kando FI Chor 5 years ago
Microwave kills all the nutrients in food? True or false?I just read a comment on a hub stating:"Don't use a microwave, it kills all nutrients in food. Is this true or false? And, if it is true, then why? Is it the radiation?
by SparklingJewel 8 years ago
not only does it destroy the nutrient values...http://articles.mercola.com/sites/artic … zards.aspx
by Elena 8 years ago
Is it healthy to use a Microwave everyday?
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