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 »

Can You Microwave Ceramic

Q. I have decided that I will start making my lunch for work and heat it there to save some money and be a little healthier. Today I made a huge batch of soup that I would like to take in a big container to last me a few days. There’s a refrigerator at the […] Read more »

Can I microwave wax paper?

Q. In an attempt to save money I want to start making my lunch at home to take with me to work. There is a microwave at the office so it should be easy enough to heat things up. I want to make wraps to take with me but they fall apart in a plastic […] Read more »

Can you microwave solo cups?

Q. In the cold winter months I like to take a flask of soup to work but when things get busy, I can’t always take my lunch break early enough for the soup to stay warm. There is a stack of solo cups by the water cooler in the office and I wondered if I […] Read more »

Can you microwave stainless steel?

Q. I thought it was common knowledge that you shouldn’t put any metal in a microwave, however, one of my friends said he puts a spoon in the microwave for a few seconds to make ice cream scooping easier. I can’t tell if he is pranking me and am too scared to try this. I […] Read more »

Can you microwave Tervis?

Q. Before I decide whether or not to buy Tervis products, I want to know if they really are dishwasher and microwave safe. I know that the company states that they are but I have heard cases of them melting in both dishwashers and microwaves. Can Tervis tumblers really go in the dishwasher and microwave? […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Glass?

Q. I’ve always thought it was safe to microwave foods in glass containers but the other day a friend told me not all glass is the same and some aren’t safe. She said a glass dish could explode! Well, I haven’t had that happen, some of my glass dishes have a microwave safe symbol on […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Paper Plates?

Q. Our community centre has a big lunch coming up and we’ll be serving upwards of 300 people throughout the day using paper plates. We were hoping to portion the frozen foods, such as lasagna, quiches and pies onto the paper plates and pop the in the microwaves to thaw and get them ready for […] Read more »