We use microwaves every day, usually multiple times a day. Apartments often come with microwaves standard, built-in to the kitchens, just as they come with refrigerators, dishwashers, and stoves. Microwaves have become one of the most used cooking appliances for most of the population, but most people don’t even know a quarter of what they can actually do.
Heating up foods barely scratches the surface of their usefulness. They can help disinfect, juice, and freshen stale food, among other things. Curious to see exactly what these underappreciated contraptions can do for you? Read on to discover exactly how microwaves can make your life even easier.
Who knew the microwave could actually dry your herbs?
You’ll need fewer lemons for recipes this way.
You’ll never have to mess with boiling water on the stove again.
Retrieve stamps with ease!
This trick will save you money on replacement bread!
This will take the guesswork out of it.
No need to toss those too hard chips any more.
No More Tears
Did you know your microwave could prevent crying?
You can sanitize your sponges in just 2 minutes in the microwave.
To speed up your general microwave cleaning process, follow this tip.
Coffee Mug Scramble
Make quick and delicious scrambled eggs in a coffee cup. Check the how-to.
Paper Towel Magic
So stock up on those paper towels!
This works better than just using hot water.
Even gardening can benefit from the microwave!
No more hassle with fresh garlic!
Microwave Muffin Souffle
Yep, that delicious looking treat was actually made in the microwave (in 60 seconds!). Check out how here.
This trick will have your microwave clean in a snap!
This method is so much easier than trying to do it on the stove or in the oven.
Peel those tricky thin skinned fruits with ease!
No more need to toss out that old honey!
If you’ve ever had food explode in your microwave, you know how much you want to avoid that.
No more wasted brown sugar!
Quick Bean Soak
No need to change your dinner plans if you forget to soak them overnight.
Don’t be afraid of microwaving fish! Just follow this advice.
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