Can You Microwave Aluminum Takeout Containers?

Can you microwave aluminum takeout containers?

Q. Can you microwave aluminum takeout containers? If you can’t, what could go wrong? What about the container you brought home from the restaurant or a leftover pie? A. Aluminum foil is a versatile material that can be made into many different products for home and industrial use. If you look around your house, you […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Rubber?

Can you microwave rubber?

Q. I got into a fight with my wife recently. She says it is perfectly safe to microwave rubber containers, but I am pretty sure they would just melt! So my question to you is, can you microwave rubber? And if so, does it vary depending upon what kind of rubber it is? I’ve got […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Cardboard?

Can you microwave cardboard?

Q. I frequently have take-out or leftover foods in cardboard containers and want to reheat them without getting extra dishes dirty. Can you microwave cardboard? A. When you want to quickly reheat food without using dishes and creating extra cleanup work, putting cardboard in the microwave is an attractive option. In general, it’s safe to […] Read more »

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 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 Mason Jars?

Q: Hi there, just wondering, since Mason jars are glass, that would make them microwave safe right? I want a simple way to can my veggies and then take them from the pantry, and right to the microwave. Everywhere I looked said it was okay, I just want to make sure because I am on […] Read more »

Can I put saran wrap in the microwave?

Q: I hear so much back and forth about being able to put plastic in the microwave. Is it safe? What are the risks? How can I make sure? A: There is no easy answer to if putting plastic in the microwave is safe. The FDA advises against putting anything not labeled “microwave safe” in […] Read more »

Can you microwave Rubbermaid?

Q. I was having a clear out at home as we are moving house and found some of my old Rubbermaid kitchenware. I was going to put it in the garage sale but then again some of it is in great condition and I don’t have much that I can use in the microwave. It […] Read more »

Can you microwave Gladware?

Q. I am a bit of a bargain hunter but now I think I have got myself stuck with a load of kitchenware that I don’t know what to do with. I found a bunch of GladWare for sale and snapped it up as it was really cheap (second hand) but I didn’t think about […] Read more »