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 Microwave Milk?

Q: Since moving out of my parents house, my roommate has been challenging just about every move I make, including making hot chocolate with hot milk. Putting milk in the microwave is safe right? A: Yes, you can microwave milk with peace of mind. No matter if you are making hot cocoa or scalloped potatoes, […] Read more »

Can you microwave sour cream?

Q. I like to use sour cream in stroganoffs, sauces and even just a nice addition to soups and casseroles. The trouble is, the sauces often split very easily, even when I bring them up to room temperature. Mainly because I live in a cold area and tend to avoid using the central heating too […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Eggs?

Q. My stove has been broken for a week. As I wait for the repair or replacement I’ve had to use my often neglected microwave for some things I otherwise would never have thought of microwaving. This morning is my boiled eggs day and while I’ve done scrambled eggs, I haven’t boiled or cooked unbroken […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Kefir?

Q. I have recently been drinking a lot of kefir instead of regular milk. I like that as a fermented food it has a lot of probiotics. I enjoy it plain, but I also like to add it to smoothies, iced drinks, or even with cereal. I have toying with the idea of adding it […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Quesadillas?

Q. I have a limited lunch break at work, and have to eat quickly. I used to bring salads and cold cuts to work, but they weren’t filling enough to hold me over for the rest of the day. There is only a microwave available at work, so heating up food is possible. I prefer […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Nacho Cheese?

Q. I really love those nachos that you buy at the movie theatre, with the melted, dripping nacho cheese poured over top. Not the healthiest snack, but I like to enjoy a treat once in a while. I recently found some nacho cheese at the store, and I’ve been making my own nachos at home. […] Read more »