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Cooking Canned Biscuits in the...Baking refrigerated biscuit dough in a microwave may not give you the results that you are looking for. This is a page about cooking canned biscuits in the microwave.

 

Garlic bread in an microwave.

Reheating Bread in the MicrowaveReheating bread in the microwave can cause dry unappetizing results. It is, however, very easy to keep your bread products moist. Water or damp paper towels are the key. This is a page about reheating bread in the microwave.

 

Cooking bacon in microwave.

Cooking Bacon in the MicrowaveThis is a page about cooking bacon in the microwave. Cooking bacon in the microwave is easy. It also is less messy and usually quicker than cooking it on the stove top.

 

A pizza in the microwave.

How To Make Crispy Pizza Crust in the Microwave?The microwave is not necessarily the best choice for making pizza. This method is more likely to leave the crust soggy rather than crispy. You can try a browning tray or you made need to resort to alternative methods of preparing your pizza. This page is devoted to a discussion on how to make crispy microwave pizza crust.

 

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Reheating Evenly in a Microwave OvenMicrowaves can sometimes heat food unevenly. Use this technique help prevent uneven heating of your food. This is a page about reheating evenly in a microwave oven.

 

An old microwave oven.

Using a Microwave Safely?While it is not recommend that you maintain physical contact with a microwave while in use, as long as you follow the manufacturer's recommended guidelines microwaves are generally safe to use. This is a page about using a microwave safely.

 

A man putting a frozen dinner in the microwave.

Microwave Safety TipsChanges in how you use your microwave can help reduce burned food and containers as well as ensure a more safe cooking experience. This is a page about microwave safety tips.

 

Woman Microwaving Pasta

Cooking Pasta in a MicrowaveThis page is about cooking pasta in the microwave. Microwaving pasta is a quick easy way to prepare meals fast.

 

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Using Plastic in the Microwave?This page is about using plastic in a microwave. When using plastic containers or wrap in the microwave you want to make sure that the plastic is safe for that use.

 

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Cooking Hot Dogs in the MicrowaveThis is a page about cooking hot dogs in the microwave. Using your microwave is a quick and easy way to cook hot dogs.

 

Cooked squash.

Cooking Squash in the MicrowaveThis is a page about cooking squash in the microwave. Save time cooking fresh squash by using your microwave, rather than the oven.

 

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Microwave Cooking TipsThis is a page about microwave cooking tips. Following a few simple tips can improve the way you use your microwave.

 

A bowl of rice cooked in a microwave.

Making Rice in a MicrowaveThis page is about making rice in the microwave. Having your rice ready quickly is sometimes what you need.

 

Stacking Bowls in the Microwave

Warming Food in a Microwave This page is about warming food in a microwave. A microwave oven is very handy for heating up all kinds of food.

 

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Making "Grilled" Cheese in the MicrowaveThis is a page about making a "grilled" cheese in the microwave. For a quicker or lower fat alternative, try making a "grilled" cheese sandwich in the microwave.

 

Making scrambled eggs in the mircowave.

Making Scrambled Eggs in the MicrowaveThis is a page about making scrambled eggs in the microwave. Scrambled eggs are a quick meal, making them in the microwave is quicker and there is less clean up.

 

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Easy Microwave Clean-upBy placing a paper towel on the turn table of your microwave, you can have easy cleanup and less noise from clanging plates, etc.

 

Potatoes on a plate in the microwave.

Cooking a Potato in the MicrowaveThis is a page about cooking a potato in the microwave. Rather than the traditional oven baked potatoes, try cooking them in your microwave. Your microwave can cook potatoes much faster, saving you time and energy.

 

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Baking Cupcakes in a Microwave?Can I bake cupcakes in the microwave?

 

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Reusable Bowl CoversNot only will this tip save you money, it will save you time. If you are anything like me, you are always hunting for lids for your plastic containers. Plus with the warnings that many plastics shouldn't be microwaved, why take the chance.

 

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Write Down Microwave InstructionsTake a moment when you get a new microwave oven to write down the instructions for reheat, thaw, quick cook etc., that they now put inside the product. When the door is closed, the instructions are hidden!

 

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Warming a Pie in the Microwave Without Soggy Crust?How do I warm a ready made pie without the crust going soggy in a microwave?

 

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Manual for an Amana Radarange Microwave Convection Oven Plus?I just bought an older Amana Radarange Microwave Convection oven with a dial and push buttons. Does anyone know where I can find an old manual - or a copy with a few recipes and cooking instructions?

 

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Microwave Dinner for OneThis isn't exactly a recipe but I like to make my own microwave dinners. I boil a packet of mini carrots, fry a panful of onions, mushrooms, peppers, etc. Flash freeze each vegetable in ice cube containers. Put into separate Rubbermaid boxes and keep in the freezer.

 

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Use Your Microwave For Warm Brownie DessertsI was reading something the other day about taking a personal size microwavable dish, pouring in a bit of a brownie or cake mix, adding a tiny bit of water and a dab of caramel ice cream topping ...

 

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Microwave Soups With A Plate UnderneathI find by placing a salad or dinner plate under the bowl of soup or chili I am heating in the microwave oven certainly makes life easier when it's time to remove it.

 

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Ziplock Zip 'n Steam For Microwave CookingThere's been discussion on this board (and other boards) regarding the unsafe practice of boiling and/or microwaving in Ziploc bags. Ziploc has come out with a product called Zip 'n Steam for cooking in the microwave.

 

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Microwave Safe Mugs?How do you tell if a coffee mug (or any other dish, for that matter) is safe to use in the microwave? I buy a lot of mugs at thrift shops and yard sales, so some of them are probably old enough that they might not be safe.

 

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Soup Containers for a Truck Driver?I need to find cartons like campbell's microwavable soups come in for a truck driver. They can't wash dishes.

 

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Cooking Frozen Pot Pies in the MicrowaveIf you buy a frozen pot pie, i.e., Banquet that requires cooking in an oven, you can pop this pot pie out of the tin plate and reuse a container i.e., Marie Callender's pot pie box with the browning circle inside and the browning pie plate. Put the Banquet pot pie in the browning pie plate and put in the Marie Callender's box and microwave for about 4-1/2 minutes. By Syd

 

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Radiation from Microwave?My neighbor tells me to never use my microwave. Does it put radiation in food and water cooked in it that is collected in the body to cause cancer?

 

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Cooking Steamed Vegetables in the Microwave?What is the time for cooking a steamed fresh vegetable in a microwave oven? The time element is not listed on the package.

 

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Why Microwave Food One At A Time?Why do microwave pot pies say only cook one at a time?

 

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Cooking a Turkey Breast in a Combination Microwave?What settings will I need to cook a turkey breast on and for how long? I am using a combination microwave.

 

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Cooking Canned Biscuits in the Microwave?Can biscuits from a can be cooked in a microwave oven?

 

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Microwaving CorningWare Lids?Can I use the plastic lids that come with CorningWare casseroles in the microwave?

 

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Microwaving Eggs in Ziploc Bags?I would like the recipe for cooking eggs in Ziploc bags in a microwave?

 

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