That Microwave Oven May Be Able to Do More Than You Think
The always informative Mark Bittman has written about new and interesting ways that you can put that microwave oven of yours to good use:
FOR years, I hadn’t used my microwave for much besides reheating leftovers and softening ice cream. I make popcorn the real way, I steam my vegetables on the stovetop, and everyone knows a potato doesn’t really bake in a microwave.
But after all, the thing is sitting there, built into my wall. You have one, too, unless it broke and you haven’t replaced it (understandable but unusual). Shouldn’t you be using it for more than reheating coffee?
How about eggplant, steamed pudding, and steamed veggies? You'll find recipes and more: You Use It Every Day. But Can You Make It Cook?
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Posted by Michael Dupuis at April 3, 2008 1:53 PM