Microwave ovens are in about 90 percent of American households. They’re great time savers and are regularly used to warm up leftovers, heat that morning cup of tea or defrost the evening’s main course. That’s their role in many homes. Their cooking capabilities, however, go well beyond reheating and defrosting. And if you take the … Continue reading "No “nukes”: How to use your microwave oven for real cooking"
Know when to use a Microwave or Conventional Oven: A message from the USDA’s “Cook it Safe” Campaign
Busy parents appreciate how hectic the after-five routine can be, especially when hungry mouths are staring at you and wondering when dinner will be served. Many Americans’ freezers are stocked with trusted meals sure to put a smile on any kid’s face. While the shortest distance between the freezer and the table may be the … Continue reading "Know when to use a Microwave or Conventional Oven: A message from the USDA’s “Cook it Safe” Campaign"