Microwave Hacks That Are Awesome
People use their microwave each and every day. It is one of the most-used items in the kitchen because it is convenient for reheating leftovers, thawing meat or melting butter. However, there are some microwave hacks that are awesome.
Foaming Milk– If you want to create a cappuccino but don’t have frothing equipment, fret not. Then, in a glass jar with a lid, fill halfway with milk, cover with lid and shake hard. Take the lid off and microwave for 30 seconds.
Drying Herbs– If you have a ton of herbs from your garden, you can dry them in the microwave. Lay the herbs out on a paper towel, then place another paper towel over the herbs. Microwave for 30 seconds, then check to see if they are dried, repeat this process until they are dried.
Potato Chips– Yes, you can make potato chips in your microwave and it is really easy to do. Slice a potato rather thin, rinse with cold water and dry completely. Then, spread on a plate, drizzle with olive oil, microwave for 3 minutes, turn the slice over and microwave an additional 3 minutes.
Peeling Garlic– Here is an easy way to peel garlic: place a whole garlic in the microwave for 25 seconds. When you take it out, the garlic peels will come right off.
No Tears Onion Chopping– Love to use onions in your cooking but hate the onion tears? Try this cool hack to avoid the onion tears. Cut the ends of the onions off and place them in the microwave for 35 seconds. Then, allow to cool and cut away, with no tears.
Un-clump Brown Sugar– If you have brown sugar that has turned into one big lump, dampen a square off a paper tower, place in the box of brown sugar, close box securely and microwave for 25-30 seconds to soften.
If you like this post, see more recipes and tips on Pinterest.