Can You Microwave Corningware?

Q: During the summer, I went garage sale hunting and ended up finding some stunning Corningware dishes that my mother used to have when I was a child. Can you microwave Corningware? A: Corningware is one of the most common baking dishes on the market today. Their brand has been around for decades, and their products […] Read more »

Can You Cook Spaghetti Noodles In The Microwave?

Q: Since moving off to college, I have been eating nothing but cafeteria food. The processed food is really starting to get to me, and I would love nothing more than a home-cooked meal. Sadly, the only thing us students have access to are microwaves. Can you cook spaghetti noodles in the microwave? A: College is […] Read more »

Can You Defrost Turkey In The Microwave?

Q: After Thanksgiving, my family and I always split the leftovers. Well, this year, we had a lot of leftover turkey, and so I froze half of mine. I forgot to lay it out to thaw, and now it’s rock hard and I can’t make dinner. Can you defrost turkey in the microwave? A: Leftovers […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Beets?

Q: With the holidays always around the corner, I dread having to serve beets. They always stain my good dishes and splatter purple all over my stove. Can you microwave beets so that way I can just transfer them to a serving dish? A: The holidays are always times for eating too much food, and […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Baby Formula?

Q: My wife can no longer breastfeed our twins, so we have been working to transition to a formula for night feedings. Is there a way to “quickly” warm the water or milk so I can go back to a regular sleep schedule within the next year? Can you microwave baby formula? A: Every parent […] Read more »

Can You Microwave A Baked Potato In The Microwave?

Q: I love baked potatoes, whether I make them in the microwave, on the grill, or in the oven, they are the perfect snack in my busy life. However, I just started my new job, and I was wondering if it is possible to microwave an already baked, baked potato, to warm it up? A: […] Read more »

Can You Roast Garlic In The Microwave?

Q: I have so many recipes in my cookbook that require me to have roasted garlic, but spending that much in the stores just silly. Is there a way to roast garlic at home that doesn’t involve hours of work? A: Roasting garlic at home in the oven does take a long time, not to […] Read more »

Can You Defrost Fish in the Microwave?

Q: Earlier in the week, I had bought some fresh fish from the market and froze it. I wanted it for dinner tonight, but I forgot to lay it out to thaw. Can I use the microwave when I get home from work to safely thaw my fish? A: Typically, you would want to put […] Read more »

Can You Poach an Egg in the Microwave?

Q: I love to get extra protein in the morning, but my cafeteria doesn’t offer much in the terms of appetizing healthy options. When I was at home, I used to always eat poached eggs, is there a way I can poach an egg in the microwave? I have no access to a stove. A: […] Read more »

Can I Make Smores In The Microwave?

Q: I am hosting a cub scout group on Friday, and I want to give them something fun to munch on while they are having their meeting. I want to make smores, but it is too cold for everyone to go around a campfire, and we have an electric stove. Can I make smores in […] Read more »