Can You Put a Spoon in The Microwave?

When heating up a meal in the microwave, such as a soup or a special dessert, it may be confusing to know when it is okay to leave a spoon in the microwave. Sometimes we leave a utensil in there by mistake! What does this mean and can you microwave a spoon in general? Do … Read more

Can You Microwave Cardboard?

If you have eaten out, you likely have brought leftovers home with you at some point. When you want to reheat these leftovers you might have considered using the container they are in instead of getting a plate or bowl dirty. But can you put cardboard in your microwave? Cardboard is generally safe to microwave. … Read more

Can You Microwave Paper? The Different Kinds

When doing tasks around the house, it is always important to know if what you are doing is safe, especially in the kitchen. So, can you microwave paper? Paper is usually microwave safe as long as it lies flat against a surface. Typically, paper towels, plates, and bowls are designed to be safe for microwave … Read more

Can You Microwave Styrofoam? All You Need To Know

Microwaves make it convenient to heat precooked foods up and make easy meals. However, there are some objects and foods that should not be microwaved. But is styrofoam one of the materials that should not be microwaved? A good rule of thumb is to never microwave styrofoam, as styrofoam often contains materials that are linked … Read more

Can You Microwave Glass?

Some types of dishes can safely go in the microwave, while others will melt, smoke, or explode when exposed to heat. Are glass dishes safe to microwave, or will they be destroyed? Glass is safe to microwave, and most glass dishes will mention on the label that they are microwave safe. If the label does … Read more

Can Microwaves Interfere With WiFi?

Have you ever noticed that every time you turn on your microwave your wifi starts to struggle? It seems crazy to think that your microwave is affecting your wifi, so you may think it is just a coincidence. I have listened to the explanation given by some engineers on why your wifi might be going … Read more

How To Cook Bacon In The Microwave

When cooking bacon in a microwave, make sure the bacon pieces don’t overlap and start checking the bacon after one minute of cooking. “Microwaving bacon takes 1-4 minutes, depending on the thickness of the bacon”. By microwaving the bacon for one minute, which is what I do, you can also check between meals and get … Read more

How hot does a microwave get?

How hot do microwaves get? This is a tricky question that much of the Internet gets wrong. Microwave ovens are not like “normal” ovens. If they were, they would just be called “ovens”, right? Microwave ovens get hot after being run for many minutes. Microwave ovens heat food directly, instead of heating up the air. … Read more