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Usually, a microwave is not used for cooking pizza, but you can use it for preparing your frozen pizza if you do it right.I like using my microwave to prepare frozen pizza because it is easy and takes few minutes to heat when I want fast food.I started to develop

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I love experimenting with different food and different cooking techniques. That is how I came across microwaving lentils. Is it possible? In this article, I am going to talk about lentils, the different types, how to prepare them, the dishes you can pair them with, and yes, you can microwave

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Poured fondant that has not been applied to cakes can be stored in the fridge for a few weeks. You can reheat it into its pourable form when you want to use it. If you love to bake and decorate as I do, you probably find yourself with several cakes

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The Ziploc bag is among the most available product in the kitchen. Most people use the bags to store food in fridges and freezers. The best thing about these bags is that they are reusable as they are made from a strong material. Apart from storing food in the freezer,

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Though there isn’t a specific size limit on the turkey you can fry, there are several factors to consider when you want to fry one. First, ensure you are using the right amount of oil when deep-frying a turkey. The general rule is to make sure your turkey is fully

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Hands up if lasagne is your go-to dish for comfort and savour.This Italian delicacy holds a place in many people’s hearts and kitchens.Although you might be familiar with the relish and mellowness of a lasagne, you may be asking yourself how many layers it should have.Well, sit tight and buckle

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Microwaving is one of the most common ways of reheating foods. It is popular because it is quick and easy to apply. Despite its popularity and numerous advantages, microwaving has some downsides. One of the primary downsides of microwaving is that it does not have the same effect on all

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Are you tired of dicing vegetables by hand? You're not alone. While I certainly love being in the kitchen, this is a chore that can get tedious really fast. If you have a food processor, maybe you're thinking about giving it a try to get all of your dicing jobs

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I am now 38 years married with kids and I carried the same love through feeding my husband and kids. I love watching my family eat better foods. No one makes tastier meals like a mother. However, you may have done everything right, but your food has a rancid smell

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There are numerous categories of methods that can guide you to melted cheese. Therefore you may want to melt some cheese to create a nacho hollow, as well you may need to dispense a few liquefied kinds of cheese over your kid's potatoes; thus, the child can consume them. Therefore

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Anyone who has been to McDonalds and ordered a massive box of Mcnuggets knows the feeling of getting halfway through, giving up and throwing the box away, or taking them home and eating them cold. I've done it myself a bunch of times, but it's super wasteful, and in any

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Are you planning to purchase a percolator for your glass stovetop? Nowadays, using a percolator in the kitchen has become an everyday ordeal among coffee lovers. Percolators work well with both electric and gas stoves and brew your coffee for 5 to 10 minutes. Before you purchase your ideal percolator,

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At one time, I used Pyrex on my stove, and it exploded, but when I tried later, I got a whole different experience. So, is it safe to put Pyrex on a stovetop? Yes, Pyrex is safe on a stovetop but not indestructible. However, from my research and experience, I

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Are you craving some scrambled eggs? Well, this is a favourite meal for many. It is a simple meal that I enjoy preparing for my husband and children. I enjoy creating new meals and experimenting with new ingredients. In this one, I will show you a step by step guideline

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Is there anything better than a hot slice of fresh pizza, straight out of the box? Not many things, but cold pizza the next day ranks right up there. I love pizza in any form, but there's something to be said for the convenience and ease that a leftover pizza

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I can describe feta cheese as brined cheese curd made from goat or sheep milk. Feta cheese comes in different forms such as the wheel, block and crumble. It contains high moisture content, meaning it has a low melting point. Moreover, feta cheese has high acid content and lots of

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Even though there are different models, most crockpots have lower and higher range temperatures of 190 degrees Fahrenheit and 300 degrees Fahrenheit, respectively. A crockpot has an optimum cooking temperature which is between 200 degrees Fahrenheit and 205 degrees Fahrenheit. If the crockpot is on a high setting, it will

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Defrosting ground beef in the microwave is not a complicated process at all. It may especially come in handy if you have a limited time to cook before dinner. Here is a step-by-step process of how I defrost my ground beef using a microwave... DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if

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Today I am going to give you one of those secrets that you will use for life so pay attention. I am sorry but when it comes to chocolate I take things very seriously. Melting chocolate in the microwave is a skill that any cook should master. Whether it is

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All my life cooking, I have always been working to make my family happy and come together either for the weekends, holidays or even family together sessions. Remember one way to make the family happy is through the stomach. In this article, I am going to share some of the

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Most of the time, when I have friends coming over for lunch or dinner, I like to spice things up in the kitchen. Since there are plenty of dishes usually to choose from, salads and guacamole can never miss on my menu. It is not always that there will be

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Oh I adore cooking, but I don't like trying to fix appliances and kitchen gadgets quite so much.Though over

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.I will discuss the delicious world of ramen toppings in today's post. For me, it’s difficult to get tired

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.I am a food lover and a passionate cook who adores preparing a wide array of delicacies for my

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.I believe that after teaching, cooking is the next most noble profession. I know that you might have other

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.If there is something I love is cooking for my family. The thought of cooking itself gives me satisfaction

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.I consider myself a foodie who loves to cook and eat high quality dishes and if given the choice

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.I love making lasagna (or any Italian food really) for my family, there's something so satisfying about the hot

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Spending time in the kitchen is one of my favourite hobbies. Cooking breakfast, lunch, or dinner for your family

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Cooking is such a pleasurable experience but the enjoyment can be compromised if preparation is forgotten or ignored. When

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.I have always been a food lover; learning how to cook was a must. I have become even more

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Wusthof and Victorinox are two of the leading knife manufacturers in the world. The companies serve global customers. However,

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Are you fond of cooking Japanese food? Well, you are not alone. I love cooking Japanese food. I get

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.I am a big food enthusiast so I spend a lot of time thinking about my upcoming meal preparation.

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Those of you who are regular readers will know about my passion for food and cooking, especially for preparing

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Are you planning to buy a new set of knives? Is your concern about how to dispose of your

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Many cultures have a personal connection with food and that's especially true for Japanese culture where everything has

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. My love for food means that I do not perceive food as compensation for some exercise but rather

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Being in the kitchen is one of the most thrilling moments I usually have after a long day.

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Spending time in the kitchen is one of the most exciting and thrilling experiences I have encountered. Making

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Spending time in the kitchen is one of the most fulfilling and exciting moments I have.You can do a

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Due to my love of food and cooking, I help people who would like to learn my cooking

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. I have always been a food lover and a cooking enthusiast. As a kid, I would spend time

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.A sharp kitchen knife will enable you to work faster and will slice through food in a neater way

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Juicing has lots of benefits, starting with a high concentration of nutrients in every ounce, it increases the consumption

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Do you have ceramic kitchen knives that you are wondering how to sharpen? A familiar story... Most ceramic knives

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.I enjoy making my juice at home as it is inexpensive, and I can make whatever I want at

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.I have always enjoyed and preferred juicing at home to eating whole fruits because of the many benefits. If

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.My love for juicing started when I discovered its nutritional benefits. Since then, I prefer home-made juices, especially fruit

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.What is a masticating juicer?A masticating juicer is referred to as either a slower juicer or a cold press.

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Vegetables and fruits are rich in nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, and powerful antioxidants that the body uses to

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.As a passionate home cook, I am a big fan of juicing. Not only is it a quick and

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. For most cooks and food lovers, the use of coconut in cooking is often a given. I am

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. My obsession with coconut is unsurpassed. The reason is that coconut is a beauty and health secret weapon.

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Raw coconut can be fashioned into a wide range of coconut products. For instance, there is coconut milk,

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.Coconut is classified as a fruit with a high-fat content with a broad range of health advantages if consumed

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Rumour has it that coconut oil is the real deal due to its health benefits, but most people

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Coconut is a tropical food usually sold in supermarkets, whole food, and grocery stores. When shopping for these

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Curious about skillets, whether you need one, should buy one, or what you can do with one? Then

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DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here.So does coconut oil go bad? Can coconut oil expire? The answer is it depends on the following factors...100% pure

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You'd probably assume that because Starbucks cups hold burning hot liquids it's safe to reheat Starbucks cups in the microwave, right? Not so fast... While these cups are very effective, it is worth noting that Starbucks cups say do no microwave. In this post, we discuss the question is it

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Food safety has been on the top of everyone mind due to the increase in awareness of health issues that we now know about from using the wrong materials in microwaves. There has always been the concern that heating up plastic might cause cancer and hence it is very dangerous.

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French fries taste good provided that they are fresh and crispy. Any leftovers fries usually get soggy soon, and as a result, they lose their flavour. This typically means that the fries have to be thrown away. Luckily, there are several steps that you can follow to reheat your fries

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It is much easier and faster to melt your cheese in the microwave than on a stove and melting cheese on toast in the microwave is not unhealthy since the cheese is a dairy product.  Ensure to use low heat to avoid the burning of the cheese, or you can

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Ramen makes a simple and delicious base for loads of dishes, and this store cupboard staple can even be cooked super speedily in the microwave too.Here is your step-by-step guide as to how to cook ramen in the microwave...DISCLOSURE: CrumbKitchen.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on

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Yes, when used correctly, paper towels are safe in the microwave.However, you need to ensure you do it properly...The microwave works by vibrating water molecules at high frequencies and warming the entire contents of the bowl, jug or container.On the other hand, a paper towel is used to clean up

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There are many warnings out there about plastic and microwave.No wonder you may be confused about what to put in the microwave and what not to.So can you put a plastic bag in the microwave? Most plastics that are safe for the microwave will come with a symbol on the container.Plastic

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While Styrofoam or polystyrene foam containers do an amazing job in protecting your foods in the refrigerator, these containers are not made to withstand the microwave.  So no, you cannot microwave Styrofoam. Since they are plastic, the foam may melt inside your microwave, which means chemicals will be released into

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Ziploc is one of the best reliable plastic bags available in the market. It has a secure locking that guarantees that the product stays hygienic and free from damage.This also averts impurities such as dampness, dust, and filth.If you have spent some of your time in the kitchen you will

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Wax paper is a useful item in the kitchen as it is a good alternative to plastic cling wrap when wrapping up food to go. But some people are in a dilemma on whether or not the wax paper should be put in a microwave. Here's the deal... The USDA

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Tupperware has tested all their products to see which ones are microwave safe. Tupperware products are chiefly made of plastic, but not all Tupperware products are microwave safe. There are Tupperware products that are microwave safe. Microwave Tupperware has a microwave-safe symbol at the bottom of the container. Tupperware containers

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Saran wrap, also known as plastic wrap or cling film, is used to cover food and protect it from contamination. It is usually made from plastic and is one of the most effective items to have in the kitchen.  You can use it to cover foods in bowls or dishes

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Pyrex is a reputable brand and is known for making high-quality kitchenware. They usually have a high resistance to heat hence very ideal for microwaving.  Pyrex glassware is a common feature in most kitchens. It is often used for cooking, baking, and reheating food in ovens.  But is it really

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Yes, you can typically microwave parchment paper but only if you have the right type of parchment paper which is suitable for cooking which I discuss further down this page.  Parchment paper is simply a silicone-covered paper which the pulp that makes the material goes through a process in sulfuric

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So can you microwave paper plates?  It depends. Many paper plates can be microwaved but it depends on the kind of paper used.  You should not risk a fire hazard by using paper plates that can easily catch fire. Sure, you'll probably get away with quickly reheating a slice of

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Coffee cups are a great way to carry your coffee to-go but if you're busy, driving, or just distracted you may forget about it and it will become cold. So re-heating it in the microwave seems like the obvious option. But is it safe to microwave coffee cups? It seems

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With increasing health concerns about the inappropriate use of microwaves, people are now more conscious about the materials they use in a microwave. While you might just reheat your food in whatever container it's currently in you should check the containers properties first. Here's why... It can end up producing

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When your tea and coffee go cold, you will probably try to reheat them by putting them in the microwave.  However, if the cup is made of paper material, will it work? Many people question the safety of microwaving paper cups because the last thing you want is your paper

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If you live in the USA and order fast food, certainly you have eaten out of a chipotle bowl. And maybe you ordered some guacamole, fried rice and grilled vegies in your chipotle bowl and decided it was too much for one sitting and will keep it for later and then

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Yes, ceramics such as pottery and porcelain are explicitly saving for microwaves. On the other hand, avoid microwaving some ceramic dishes with metal edges. Search for plastic mugs with a label known as a "microwave safe" as others may contain materials that can melt or release toxins. You can examine

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I'm a recent convert to banana bread having somehow overlooked it for years until recently when a local independent coffee started baking it homemade every day and it was the delicious smell that lured me in! I clearly don't have to tell you how delicious it is by the fact

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Greek yogurt is, in our opinion, one of life’s simplest pleasures because it is so versatile as it can be used in cooking (adding it to a curry is one of our favorite uses), in a dip, as a breakfast food, or my favourite... ...as a dessert! And if you're

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Chicken is definitely one of the best meats in my opinion but I'm kinda weird about having to debone a chicken because I freak out a little thinking that this is actually a cute little animals bones that I'm crushing (which I know is ridiculous considering I'm happy to eat meat

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If you have microwaved chicken in the past, whether it was cooked, or raw, it likely dried out. This can be very frustrating as dried chicken tends to lose most of its flavor. Instead of being juicy and flavorsome, it becomes bland and chewy. Fortunately, this is something you can

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Looking for a great way to have breakfast? Look no further than an egg cooker! With one of these handy devices you can save yourself a whole lot of time cooking with very minimal preparation. Of course, if you are used to standard ways of cooking your eggs such as

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