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10 Brilliant Microwave Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Yes, you can use it to cook bacon.


Have you ever considered how much you really use your microwave? I mean, think about all the things that would be infinitely harder without one, like reheating coffee or popping some popcorn. Your microwave is probably one of the most used appliances in your home, but we’re here to tell you that it holds even more potential than you know. 

Your microwave can be used for a lot more than heating up leftovers. Having a microwave around is super convenient because you can use it to cook sides while main dishes are on the stove (and do so in half the time), and to make a host of household tasks easier. Check out some little-known microwave hacks below.

Use left and right arrow keys to navigate between menu items. Use right arrow key to move into submenus. Use escape to exit the menu. Use up and down arrow keys to explore. Use left arrow key to move back to the parent list.