What Materials Products Can You Microwave?

Textile

Q: Why would anyone want to microwave textile? At first glance, it seems that this is an absolutely impossible and unnecessary venture. But look wider and you will see something intricate and quite interesting. So is it possible to microwave textile and why do it? Why Would You Need to Microwave Textile? Fabric, clothes, kitchen…

Wood

Q: You won’t be surprised by hearing that certain kinds of kitchenware cannot be used for the microwave oven. You will never microwave your food in silver or metal or cheap plastic or paper. But is it also about wood? Wood is used in so many branches of industry. There must be some microwave-safe wood…

Paper

Q: The question might be quite silly but is it possible to microwave paper boxes, bags and coffee cups? Is paper on the list of things which are prohibited to put in the microwave oven? I saw a video on YouTube where a guy microwaves paper and nothing happens. I wonder if it’s not cut…

HDPE Containers

Q: We often keep food and beverages in different plastic containers. Taking the leftovers from the restaurant with us, as well as buying ready-to-cook food in a supermarket means having to store it somewhere. Also, we use HDPE containers for cereals, fruits, and vegetables. In the 21st century, people do not often think whether it’s HDPE…

Steel

Q: We can often see the advertisements, read microwave oven manuals and even watch cartoons for kids, where they tell us not to put any steel objects inside the microwave oven. But if we look closer at the device, we can see that the surface of the microwave both outside and inside is made of…

Ceramic

Q: Ceramic is probably one of the most popular materials used to make dishes, vases and other tableware. What is more, modern kitchen trends suggest giving preference to savage country style in our homes. Therefore, we often find ourselves heating, cooking and eating food from ceramic plates. Is it healthy? Why can’t we microwave ceramic…

Plastic

Q: What about plastic? Some of it cannot go in the microwave. How to know which plastics are good to heat in the microwave oven when reading labels is not an option? Can I Microwave Plastic? You need to be very careful. Remember that plastic must sustain the temperature of 130-140°С to be named microwaveable….

Tupperware

Q: Tupperware is an icon of the American cooking which has been widely spread in Europe, at the Asian kitchens and worldwide. Apparently, some of the Tupperware products are not suitable for the microwave; others are prohibited for its grilling mode only. Can you microwave Tupperware and how do you know that one container is…

Cardboard

Q: Sometimes you are pretty lazy to cook or you are so busy, that you buy ready-to-eat food in the store or order it online. Once in a while this happens to all of us. As you might guess, one of the most ordered delicacies is pizza. It’s faster, cheaper, less stressful and 24/7 in…

Glass

Q: The best dishes for microwave are made of glass and that’s not a secret for anyone. But what about a wine glass, a crystal salad bowl or a baby bottle of milk? Are these types of glass safe for a microwave oven? Let’s sort it out. What Types of Glass Can I Microwave? If…