Nifty Uses for a Microwave

Using a microwave for heating up food or making TV dinners is common in most houses, but did you know that you could use it for more than just that? Check out these unique ways to get some extra use out of your microwave. Place a few drops of water onto your stamp and place the envelope in your microwave for 20 seconds on medium. When it comes out, you should be able to peel the stamp right off. Soak your sponge in water then wring it out. Put it in your microwave for 2 minutes on medium to kill up to 60 percent of bacteria. Did someone leave the bag of potato chips open and they got stale, before you toss them, place potato chips on a paper towel and nuke them briefly. This will crisp them right up. Beat an egg and pour into a large mug along with some milk, cheese, salt, pepper, nuke for 45 seconds on medium, then stir, put it back in for another 45 seconds and you have an Omelet in a mug. To help seeds grow, sterilize potting soil first by putting some in your microwave. If your honey has more crystals than liquid, consider using the microwave. Put it in for long enough to heat the honey, and crystals will disappear. To cut the grilling time of vegetables, cook them part way in the microwave before putting them on the barbecue. Corn on the cob actually tastes best when it has been microwaved, rather than boiled. The microwave allows it to retain its flavor, freshness, and nutrients. With just a few seconds in the microwave you can revive , brown sugar, and soften ice-cream…..Ed
Source: Catherine Food Hacks /Photo: Ser Amantio di Nicolao

Posted in All Stories, Ed McMahon

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