Can You Cook Spaghetti Noodles In The Microwave?

Q: Since moving off to college, I have been eating nothing but cafeteria food. The processed food is really starting to get to me, and I would love nothing more than a home-cooked meal. Sadly, the only thing us students have access to are microwaves. Can you cook spaghetti noodles in the microwave? A: College is […] Read more »

Can You Defrost Turkey In The Microwave?

Q: After Thanksgiving, my family and I always split the leftovers. Well, this year, we had a lot of leftover turkey, and so I froze half of mine. I forgot to lay it out to thaw, and now it’s rock hard and I can’t make dinner. Can you defrost turkey in the microwave? A: Leftovers […] 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 Microwave Baby Formula?

Q: My wife can no longer breastfeed our twins, so we have been working to transition to a formula for night feedings. Is there a way to “quickly” warm the water or milk so I can go back to a regular sleep schedule within the next year? Can you microwave baby formula? A: Every parent […] Read more »

Can You Microwave A Baked Potato In The Microwave?

Q: I love baked potatoes, whether I make them in the microwave, on the grill, or in the oven, they are the perfect snack in my busy life. However, I just started my new job, and I was wondering if it is possible to microwave an already baked, baked potato, to warm it up? A: […] 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 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 »