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 »

Can You Microwave Crab Legs?

Q: I love seafood, but I never take any of my leftovers home because I don’t know how to reheat crab legs. Recently my granddaughter told me about how she just microwaves her King crab legs in the microwave whenever she wants them. Is that safe? Can you microwave crab legs? A: King crab that you […] Read more »

Can You Pop Microwave Popcorn on The Stove

Q: My microwave recently died, and right now, I am in no shape to go and get a new one. I have a hankering for popcorn, is it possible to pop microwave popcorn on the stove? A: Yes! Believe it or not, it is very easy to make microwave popcorn on a stove top, and takes […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Broccoli

Q: My family hates broccoli enough as it is, let alone when it turns out mushy. Is there anyway to steam broccoli without it getting super mushy that doesn’t involve a double boiler. Right now I am just boiling it. A: Yuck! Mushy broccoli will turn away even the most avid lovers of this fun […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Artichokes

Q: I am the only one in my family who loves artichokes, and sometimes I get really bad cravings for them. Just pick up the store bought stuff, but is there a way to make a full artichoke in the microwave, so I don’t have to heat up the whole house? A: As funny as […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Ziploc Containers?

Q: I have heard time and time again that you CANNOT put plastic in the microwave? Why is that? I read that Ziploc is microwave safe, how can that be safe for my family and me? A: Ziploc is an amazing brand that is truly innovative in making sure the health of their customers is […] Read more »

Can You Microwave A Towel?

Q: When I come home from my workout, I like to use a heating pad, or warm towel right from the dryer to help me relax and wind down. The only problem is that since I moved to an apartment, doing the dryer trick isn’t feasible for my budget. However, I know you can microwave […] Read more »

Can you Microwave Egg Beaters?

Q: I recently had to switch to egg beaters for dietary reasons. However, I have never worked with them, and my family hasn’t either. I know that microwaving eggs can make them rubbery if you over do it, can you microwave egg beaters? A: Microwaving eggs used to be taboo in many households, however, with […] Read more »