Don't underestimate the potential of your microwave! A recent story in The Washington Post's Express Night Out newspaper explains the wide variety of meals that can be cooked in a microwave beyond a frozen "TV dinner."
A modern microwave oven can be used to make dishes from steamed vegetables to fish to cake. Recipes found in microwave cookbooks may surprise those who only use their MWO for nuking leftover pizza. Check out the recipe for "Warm Autumn Compote" featured at the bottom of the article.