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15 unexpected, but very useful, ways to use a microwave oven


Today, a microwave is in the kitchen of almost every person.

With it, you can heat food, defrost food and even cook something tasty quickly. But while few people know that you can use this device for other, far from cooking, goals.

1. Get lemon and lime juice

The microwave will help get more juice from lemon and lime.

You need to put the lemon in the microwave at high power for about 20 seconds. After that, he will be superjacked.

2. Dry herbs

A microwave will help dry the herbs.

Many people pick and dry herbs and seasonings themselves. It turns out that if you put parsley (however, like any other herb) in a microwave for a few minutes, it will dry out remarkably.

3. Peel the garlic

Microwave will help to quickly clean the garlic.

Take the garlic, put it in the microwave and run it at full capacity for about 15 seconds. Garlic will be much easier to peel.

4. Moisturize stale bread

A microwave will help moisten stale bread.

Yes, it is really possible. Just need to wrap the bread in a wet towel and put in the microwave for 10 seconds. The procedure is repeated until the desired moisture content of the bread is achieved.

5. Make crisp chips

The microwave will help make the chips crispy again.

It is necessary to put the chips on a towel, put them in the microwave and heat them up a little. The towel will absorb moisture and the chips will become crispy again.

6. Make a hot compress

A microwave will help make a hot compress.

It is easy to do. Put the wet towel in the microwave for about 1 minute.

7. Facilitate the cleaning of fruit

The microwave will help in cleaning the fruit.

Both peaches and tomatoes will be much easier to peel if you put them in the microwave for about 30 seconds. After that, they must be removed and allowed to stand for 2 minutes before cleaning.

8. Remove postage stamps

A microwave will help remove postage stamps.

All that needs to be done is to drop a few drops of water on the stamp and put an envelope with it in the microwave for 20-30 seconds. Mark will come off immediately.

9. Peel the onion

Microwave will help in cleaning the onions.

Just cut the ends of the onion and place it in the oven for about 30 seconds before chopping the onion. Tears will be significantly less.

10. Restore candied honey

The microwave will help restore the sugared old honey.

It's simple. It is necessary to remove the lid from the jar of honey and put the jar in a microwave, where to warm it at half power for 2 minutes. Similarly, you can reanimate the old crystallized honey.

11. Boil eggs

Microwave will help boil eggs.

It is necessary to boil water in a special bowl for the microwave. Then add a little white vinegar to the water and break an egg into a bowl. After that, slightly pierce the yolk with a toothpick, cover the bowl with a thick wrap (for example, foil) and put in the microwave for 30 seconds. Then take out a bowl, turn the egg over the other side and boil again for another 20 seconds.

12. Make sandwiches fresh

A microwave will help make stale sandwiches fresh.

If after the celebration of the New Year remained stale sandwiches, do not despair. It is necessary to wrap them with a paper towel and put in a microwave.

13. Create fragrance

A microwave will help create a flavor.

If you want to smell nice in the kitchen, the microwave will come to the rescue again. If you fry nuts, seeds and spices in the microwave for 15 seconds, wonderful aromas will begin to soar around the apartment.

14. Make an omelet in 3 minutes

A microwave will help make an omelet in 3 minutes.

Sometimes you need to make breakfast in a couple of minutes. You can just beat the raw eggs with milk and cheese in a bowl, add salt and pepper, and then put the bowl in the microwave for a minute and a half. Hint: After 45 seconds, take out an omelet and stir it.

15. Make potato chips

A microwave will help make potato chips.

Many people think that making chips at home is almost impossible. In fact, the complexity is only one - very thinly chopped potatoes. Then you need to put the slices of potatoes on a plate and put in the microwave for 3 minutes, periodically pulling and turning (each time you need to reduce the power level of the oven).