Do you use your microwave oven for regular cooking? Do you use special dinnerware? Finding people who use an oven in daily life is easy, but finding people who properly use it with Micronware is hard. You might be making the same mistakes. Do you know if you do not use special microwave-proof dinnerware, it can ruin your utensils? Besides, it can give you some serious health concerns. Another thing is that if you use the wrong container for a particular cooking program mode, it can damage your gadgets. So, if you do not intend to experience any unprecedented situations, use only proper microwave-safe dishes. But you will find much cheap glassware claiming to be microwave safe. If you’re not sure, consider the following process.
Differentiating a microwave-safe bowl from a non-microwave one is so easy. Check whether there is any sticker that gives proper indications. If not, place your cookware in the oven. After that, turn the highest power modes. Follow the instruction manual if you don’t know how to do that. Now take a cup of water and place it inside the bowl; if it’s larger, else keep it aside. But never pour the water into the bowl. Now, set the time for one minute; if the dish is warm, do not use it again.
Some additional tips
Well, the above process will help you to save the oven. There are some additional things you can keep in mind. Ceramic, glassware is generally safe to use, but it’s better to follow the instructions for plastic containers. Besides, your instruction manual for the oven clearly mentions some important disclaimers. For example, if your oven has convection mode, you can use steel, aluminium or any metal container in this cooking mode only. Generally, for grilling in the oven, you can also use metal dishware. But these are a big no-no for the normal cooking process.