Ah, the microwave. The essential kitchen appliance you either love or hate. For some, the microwave is the newfangled, there’s-no-way-that’s-good-for-you electronic contraption that takes up too much space on the counter. But for most, this magical box is a total lifesaver.
Quickly need to heat up last night’s leftovers? Say the word. Baby crying and you forgot to get a bottle prepped? Give it 30 seconds. Need to melt butter for that cookie recipe you know will add a few pounds but you’re going to make them anyway? Uhh… well you get the idea. Microwaves are godsends for the time-crunched.
Check out these six tricks you probably never knew your microwave could help you out with.
(And if you still need convincing, these five other ways to prep you food in the microwave are bound to convert you. You’re welcome.)