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 I Put Clothes In The Microwave

Q: I know it sounds weird, but I am talking like socks and stuff. I have back problems and I needed a heating pad the other night, only to find out that mine had burst. The inside was just little pellets. I called my mother and she said I can just put a pillow case […] Read more »

Can You Microwave A Baby Bottle?

My wife and I just had our first born. Our beautiful daughter enjoys middle of the night bottles. We have come to accept this as she is quite young, but we both work so making a new bottle is very challenging when you are bleary eyed. Can we microwave a baby bottle to make it […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Breast Milk?

Q. I’m 8 months pregnant and planning to breastfeed as much as possible. For the times when I’m out, I plan to pump and store it for later use by the babysitter. What’s the best way that the babysitter could heat up the bottle? I don’t really want her using the stove but I’m not […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Leftovers Twice?

Q. I like to make big batches of things like soup or pasta so that I can have some on hand for the week. It’s easier for me to make a big batch of two or three dishes, than to cook up separate dishes for every lunch and dinner of the week. The only thing […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Ketchup?

Q. My kids like to eat much of their food with ketchup on it. Burgers, fries, grilled cheese sandwiches, eggs, even macaroni and cheese. Usually I heat up their food first and then add the ketchup later, but sometimes there are leftovers that are covered in ketchup. It would be nice if I could just […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Vacuum Sealed Bags?

Q. At the end of each summer when the harvest comes in, my family gets together and preserves food for the fall and winter. Sometimes we can food, but much of the time we make large batches of dishes and then freeze them in vacuum sealed bags. When we want to eat some of that […] Read more »