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20 Things You Had No Idea Your Microwave Could Do

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20 Things You Had No Idea Your Microwave Could Do

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Cutting onions just got easier.

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20 Things You Had No Idea Your Microwave Could Do

Want toasty nuts?

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Make nasty brown sugar nice again.

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In case you need to clean a disgusting microwave.

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Another cleaning tip.

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How to cook fish well.

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Dry herbs in the microwave.

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Soften crystallised honey

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Make a hot compress – fast.

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Get more juice out of your citrus this way.

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Figure out if your containers are safe for the microwave.

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Keep your bread nice and moist.

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Peel garlic – super quick

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Peel these foods like a champ.

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Poached eggs without all of the mess or “cooking.”

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NB At Glenribbeen we have various ways to poach eggs – my favourite way is to break egg into egg-cup – add half volume water and heat in microwave in 10-second bursts with 10-seconds rests until egg is perfect.

Don’t want to soak beans overnight?

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Eat stale bread, the better way.

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How to cook certain foods in the microwave without explosions.

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Eat potato chips… forever.

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About pfiddle

Fiddle teacher - mostly Irish trad. Fiddle, mandolin and concertina. Eco-warrior, won E.U. Green Flower Award for Eco Accommodation. Also Irish (Gold) GHA. Green Hospitality Award. Mad keen on self-build - especially straw-bale and cob. 55 with a full head of (slightly) graying hair. No tattoos or piercings. Fond of animals - but legally so. Fond of food - I eat nothing else. Vegetarian by choice, Irish by the grace of birth, Munster by force of (rugby) arms.

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