The microwave is now used in different ways, more than just being a food heater. In fact, chefs and food enthusiasts have created various recipes for it. Pastries, baked goodies, entrees, and even snacks are now made in the microwave. You will never believe that cooking processes like baking, frying, and grilling can be done in such a small heating box. So how do they do it? Here are 25 genius microwave-cooking tips that can help you in using the microwave to your advantage.
Making Perfect Poached Eggs
You can make perfect poached eggs in the microwave by cracking the eggs and placing them in a microwave-safe bowl, together with boiling water and a dash of white vinegar. Have toothpicks stuck on the egg yolk before putting them inside the box. Wrap the bowl with cling film and have it cook over max heat for 30 seconds. Have it slightly turned and cooked for 20 seconds and you’re done.
Cooking Corn on the Cob
Cooking corn on the cob can be done in the microwave with ease. Cut the lower portion of the cob and place it in the Microwave box. Heat it high for about 30 seconds. Once done, grab the upper end of the cob. Shake the corn a bit and you will notice that the corn slides out with nothing but corn and no husk.
Peeling garlic skin can be tiresome especially when you do not have the time. Just have a clove of garlic stay in the box. Set the heat on full for 15 seconds. The moisture will stay on the skin, thus making the skin easy to peel.
Want foamy milk for your hot beverages? Simply pour fresh milk about halfway in the jar. Close the lid and shake the milk until it becomes frothy. Remove the lid, place the jar in the microwave, and heat it high for 30 seconds. Once done, you can scoop the milk and place it on top of a hot drink.
Having a hard time with peeling fruits like tomatoes and peaches? Just have these fruits stay in the microwave on high heat for 30 seconds. Have it cool down for 2 minutes after heating. Once it cools, you will see the skin gradually peeling by itself. The rest will be simple.