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Microwave cooking tips and hints to make the best use of your microwave oven

Heating plates in the microwave

Don’t use your microwave for warming plates. Continue reading

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Using aluminium foil containers in the Microwave Oven

We are regularly asked about the use of foil containers in the microwave. Many shops supply frozen or chilled prepacked meals that can be reheated or cooked either in a conventional oven or in a microwave oven. They can, but … Continue reading

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New Lekue products on Kitchenwareonline.com

We are pleased to report that we now have a small range of Lekue Premium silicone products for sale on http://www.kitchenwareonline.com. We have chosen a few useful and interesting items initially but will grow the range over time. Lekue are … Continue reading

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Is is safe to microwave food in plastic containers ?

I have just  reposted an interesting article from the Daily Mail asking the above question. Basically, there is a suggestion that harmful toxins could be released from plastics and absorbed by the food when heated in a microwave. Certainly the … Continue reading

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problems with powerful domestic microwave ovens being used with small amounts of food

I have added an extract from a report from Panasonic detailing the issues arising from using increasingly more powerful microwaves with only small amounts of food. The results of which can be damaging and expensive to rectify. Modern microwaves can … Continue reading

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Cold spots in jacket potatoes ?

I recently soke to a customer who was getting part of his jacket potato uncooked. he had to think to turn the potato during cooking despite the microwave having a turntable. The reason was the glass tray itself. The heat … Continue reading

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Veetee foods – microwaveable rice

As a member of the Microwave Technologies Association I was fortunate to attend our last quarterley meeting which was hosted by Veetee Foods this week. The meeting was really useful. Its always nice to catch up with like minded colleagues. The Microwave … Continue reading

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A few quick Microwave Tips before for the weekend

• Keep it simple: Some of the best-tasting foods require simple ingredients. For example, try poaching fish in herbs and butter to provide an easy and elegant meal in minutes. • Avoid hard-skinned foods: Some hard-skinned foods like eggs and … Continue reading

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Is plastic microwave cookware safe ?

There is a lot of converstion going about the web regarding the safety of using plastic cookware in your microwave, in particular the possible danger of toxins from the plastic cookware being released by microwave energy and being absorbed into … Continue reading

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Good revision, 10 microwave cooking tips

Good revision, 10 microwave cooking tips. http://ow.ly/5FgHp

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