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1000% of the US RDA of WHOOOOOOMP.

In an attempt to be all healthy and virtuous, I tried to make kale chips in the microwave. I nuked a small plate of plain, unadorned kale. The kale WENT UP LIKE A FREAKING FIREWORK (sparks, flames, scary noises). Multiple times (hey, I learn by doing). WHY?! [more inside]
posted by julthumbscrew on Dec 24, 2013 - 16 answers

How do I eat without cooking?

I know how to cook from scratch. Help me not do that this summer. [more inside]
posted by Wordwoman on Jun 18, 2012 - 29 answers

Tell me about your favourite microwave popcorn!

I really like microwave popcorn. I make it by hand too, and sometimes via this paper bag method, but I sort of really like factory processed microwave popcorn. Especially kettlecorn! I love fresh fairground kettlecorn, but I also really like microwave "kettlecorn," which is a different beast altogether. ...and I'd like your recommendations!
posted by sawdustbear on Apr 5, 2012 - 7 answers

What Power a Paper Towel Holds in the Microwave!

Why does the addition of a layer of paper towel make such a big difference when microwaving certain foods? [more inside]
posted by curiositykilledthelemur on Feb 17, 2011 - 18 answers

Microwaved food safety question

Microwaved food safety question - help me argue with (or gracefully capitulate to) my hippie friends! [more inside]
posted by Frowner on Feb 1, 2011 - 26 answers

Does heating / microwaving food mitigate mono?

How safe is it to eat cooking from someone getting over mononucleosis? [more inside]
posted by carpyful on Apr 21, 2010 - 4 answers

(Dim)something strange is going on.

This is a should I eat it?* question of sorts. Exactly how is my Chinese take-out place attempting to kill me? [more inside]
posted by emelenjr on Dec 11, 2009 - 14 answers

I want to eat well!

In search of awesome recipes that use microwaves, a stovetop and a toaster oven. [more inside]
posted by big open mouth on Feb 13, 2009 - 14 answers

I want my home-made microwave foods to be crisp, but how?

I want relatively crisp reheated food from the microwave. Can can I buy or make something to do this for me, like that silvery-coated paperboard that comes with frozen foods? [more inside]
posted by vytae on Jan 9, 2008 - 15 answers

Cooking without actually cooking...

I recently started college, and having discovered the utter boredom that is dining hall cuisine, have begun to crave home cooked food, or at very least, ME-cooked food. So what can I cook with a bare minimum of kitchen hardware? [more inside]
posted by weaponsgradecarp on Oct 2, 2007 - 28 answers

How bad is Lean Cuisine, really?

Is Lean Cuisine the type of overly processed food I should be trying to avoid, and if so, why? [more inside]
posted by Amizu on May 3, 2006 - 9 answers

rotating and microwave ovens

So, if your microwave oven has a carousel, is it necessary to stop the cooking halfway through and rotate the food, like most prepared food packages suggest? And do you place the item in the middle or slightly off to one side of the carousel? [more inside]
posted by crunchland on Feb 25, 2005 - 11 answers

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