Even among today’s back-to-basics foodie fads, microwave ovens retain their presence in almost every American home. From reheating leftovers to quickly heating water, the convenience they offer is a major time-saver.
But if you’re only using your microwave to heat food, read on. There are other things to do with your microwave that you may not have known about.
1. Remove a stamp. Philatelists can easily remove stamps stuck onto paper. Simply put a few drops of water on the stamp and microwave it for 10 to 15 seconds. This method is also handy for removing kids’ stickers.
2. Turn soft taco shells into crunchy ones. Want to feel the crunch? Curl flour taco-sized tortillas into coffee cups, one tortilla per cup. Microwave for one minute, and “Hello, Taco Tuesdays.”
3. Refresh pastries
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