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 Beets?

Q: With the holidays always around the corner, I dread having to serve beets. They always stain my good dishes and splatter purple all over my stove. Can you microwave beets so that way I can just transfer them to a serving dish? A: The holidays are always times for eating too much food, and […] Read more »

Can You Roast Garlic In The Microwave?

Q: I have so many recipes in my cookbook that require me to have roasted garlic, but spending that much in the stores just silly. Is there a way to roast garlic at home that doesn’t involve hours of work? A: Roasting garlic at home in the oven does take a long time, not to […] 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 Cook Corn In The Microwave?

Q: I love fresh corn on the cob, but what I don’t like is standing over the stove with a giant pot of boiling water, in my already hot house. How do I cook corn in the microwave? A: Ah, the summer challenges. Thankfully, microwaving fresh corn on the cobs is even easier than boiling […] Read more »

Can I microwave Butternut Squash?

Q: I want to start planning my garden, and this year I was gifted a ton of squash seeds. I know that I can make spaghetti squash in the microwave, but what about butternut squash? I have only ever had it done in the oven. Is it possible? A: Making butternut squash is so much […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Squash?

Q. I am new to spaghetti squash, I tried it at a friend’s house and she told me she steamed hers. I wondered if I could use a microwave instead. Can I just pierce it a few times and throw it in there like a baked potato or will it explode? It’s completely new to […] Read more »

Can you microwave asparagus?

Q. I am looking for new and healthier ways to cook certain vegetables. I have always pan fried asparagus after giving it a quick blanch in boiling water but when I pan fry it, I use lashings of butter. It tastes amazing but I’m aware that I need to cut back on some of the […] Read more »