Cooking and Baking Made Easy


  • Beat eggs with a dash of milk and cheese in a coffee mug, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Stop at half way point to stir.


  • Slice potato 1/8-inch-thick.
  • Arrange in a single layer on a plate.
  • Decrease power level and flip potatoes after each 3 minute burst: cook until crispy.


  • Place 1 heard of garlic on microwave-safe plate. Cloves will slide out of skin.


  • Layer washed, dried, de-stemmed herbs on a paper plate or towel.
  • Flip the leaves every 30 seconds.
  • Takes 2-4 minutes depending on herb.


  • Place in microwave: Skin should be warm to the touch after heating.


  • Trim off the ends of onions.
  • Microwave, remove, and chop.


  • Place a dampened paper towel in the box and close tightly.
  • Microwave box.


  • Microwave, let stand for 2 minutes.
  • When done, peel will slip off.


  • If a recipe calls for soaking/lentils overnight but you forgot, place/lentils in a bowl with a pinch of bicarbonate of soda; submerge with water.
  • Let stand for 30-40 minutes.


  • Wrap bread in damp kitchen towel.
  • Microwave. Repeat until moist.

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Directions – 1

  • Squeeze and dunk 2 lemon halves into a bowl of water.
  • Microwave: remove bowl when done and immediately wipe down microwave sides.

Directions – 2

  • Place a couple drops of water on stamp; microwave
  • Remove stamp from envelop.

Directions – 3

  • Fill a microwave-safe mug with cold water.
  • Place mug in the container you want to test.
  • It the water is hot and the testing container is cold, it is safe.
  • If the container is hot, it is not safe.


Directions – 1

  • Place 400g soil on a flat dish; microwave 1 minute 30 seconds or until steaming.

Directions – 2

  • Soak in water, wring, and place in microwave.
  • Kills 99% of bacteria.

Directions – 3

  • Rub board with cut side of lemon; microwave.

5 Things You Should Never Microwave


Use these simple microwave hacks to zip and zap through the dullest day-to-day tasks.

Shed away your pain for nicely cooked food. Get a microwave and enjoy cooking & eating.


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