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 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 Egg Beaters?

Q: I recently had to switch to egg beaters for dietary reasons. However, I have never worked with them, and my family hasn’t either. I know that microwaving eggs can make them rubbery if you over do it, can you microwave egg beaters? A: Microwaving eggs used to be taboo in many households, however, with […] Read more »

Can You Melt Chocolate In The Microwave?

Q: I want to make candy this year for various holidays, but I have never done it before. I don’t really want to work with a double boiler like my mother suggested, can I just microwave the chocolate chips? A: One secret that is very well kept in the baking industry is that yes, you […] 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 Cookie Dough?

Q: I am in a pinch. I keep seeing all these awesome recipes for cookies, but where I live, I don’t have access to an oven. Needless to say, my dormmates would quickly pounce on anything that resembles a baked good. Can I microwave cookie dough for personal servings of cookies? A: Sadly, no, you […] 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 »