• Can You Microwave Mussels? Fresh or Frozen
    Can you microwave mussels? It’s a great question and one I used to ponder frequently when I had an abundance of the tasty shellfish. Well, the answer is yes, but with a few caveats! The key to microwaving mussels (in and out of the shell) depends on whether you have fresh or frozen ones –…
  • Can You Microwave Cardboard? Have Delicious Leftovers
    Getting takeout at restaurants is very convenient, whether you’re getting food to go or just couldn’t finish your meal dining in. The majority of times takeout will come in cardboard. I’ve often been left wondering, can you microwave cardboard? Well, we can tell you yes and no depending on the type of container it is….
  • Can You Microwave Bamboo Plates? (Safer Alternatives)
    So, you’ve got these awesomely beautiful bamboo plates, but can you microwave them? Well, folks, I can tell you right now that the answer is a resounding no! Don’t put those natural beauties in the microwave or else – be warned – you could end up with more than just an irritated tummy. Bamboo is…
  • Can You Microwave Silicone? Answer Revealed.
    If you’ve any time cooking in the kitchen you’ve probably thought, can you microwave silicone? Well, the answer may surprise you! Silicone is an amazing material, one that can take very high temperatures without melting or releasing chemicals, perfect for microwaving food. And it can be found in things such as your kitchen utensils, like…
  • How Long to Microwave a Hot Pocket
    I don’t know about you, but there’s nothing more frustrating and heart-breaking than opening the microwave door to find my hot pocket charred and crispy. I can never seem to get the timing down for how long to microwave a hot pocket – it always ends up either too soft or too hard! So, I’ve…