Can You Microwave Yogurt?

Can you microwave yogurt?

Q. I’m looking for new ways to prepare yogurt. I’ve had it in smoothies and topped it with honey, jam, and granola. I’m running out of ideas on how to eat yogurt. It’s far from being my favorite food, but I know yogurt is healthy, so I want to include more of it in my […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Foam Plates?

Can you microwave foam plates?

Q. For convenience, I sometimes like to use the microwave reheating leftovers on a foam plate or in the foam container that I purchased from my favorite take-out restaurant. It seems to work fine for me, but I am curious if this is a safe method for heating food and how best to do this. […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Pyrex?

Microwave Pyrex

Q. I recently came across rumors online that Pyrex kitchenware can explode if you put it in the microwave. After reading this, I realized that pretty much everything I use for cooking is from the Pyrex brand. Some of them are even heirlooms. I haven’t had any issues using them in the microwave yet, but […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Starbucks Cups?

Starbucks cup

Q. I have a first-world problem that is probably very common for a lot of busy professionals in this day and age: I sometimes get so caught up with work that I forget to drink my quad vanilla soy latte before it gets cold. Is it safe for me to warm it back up by […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Tin Foil?

tin foil

Q. Can you microwave tin foil? Sometimes I have a sandwich wrapped in foil, and it would be easier to just stick the whole thing in the microwave instead of removing the foil and finding a plate to hold the food. I’ve also noticed some frozen food has foil containers that they say are microwave […] Read more »

Can You Microwave a Water Bottle?

Q. Hello, sometimes I like to store my milk in smaller water bottles to make more room in my refrigerator. Once in a while, I like to warm up some milk before bed to help me sleep. Is it safe to actually microwave these water bottles? I always hear contradicting information about what types of […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Lube?

Q. Hi there, I know this is a bit of an unusual question, but anyway. I have some basic personal lubricant that is water based, and it always feels ice cold when I squeeze it out of the bottle. How do I get it to reach a reasonable temperature? Can you microwave lube? A. No, […] Read more »

Can You Microwave a Yeti?

Can You Microwave a Yeti?

Q: Hello, I wanted to ask about my Yeti. I usually take it to the office in the morning for my coffee because it keeps it warm for a few hours. It holds a lot of liquid and sometimes I get busy during the day and don’t have time to drink it all before it […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Acorn Squash?

Can you microwave acorn squash?

Q. A common question that we frequently receive is can you microwave acorn squash? We can finally answer this question in the section below for those of you that are interested. A. The definitive answer is yes, you can absolutely cook acorn squash in the microwave. To get the best result, however, you need to […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Wine?

Can you microwave wine?

Q. I’m hosting a dinner party and forgot to take my wine out of the fridge in time! My guests are waiting for wine in the other room, but it’s too cold to drink. Is there a quick way to do this without it showing in the taste of the wine? I guess my question […] Read more »