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]
I know how to cook from scratch. Help me not do that this summer. [more inside]
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!
Why does the addition of a layer of paper towel make such a big difference when microwaving certain foods? [more inside]
Microwaved food safety question - help me argue with (or gracefully capitulate to) my hippie friends! [more inside]
How safe is it to eat cooking from someone getting over mononucleosis? [more inside]
This is a should I eat it?
* question of sorts. Exactly how is my Chinese take-out place attempting to kill me? [more inside]
In search of awesome recipes that use microwaves, a stovetop and a toaster oven. [more inside]
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]
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]
Is Lean Cuisine the type of overly processed food I should be trying to avoid, and if so, why? [more inside]
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]