5 Things Not To Microwave

Technology has crept into our households soundlessly. The dawn of interdependence with various electronic devices came along the advancement of science and technology. Appliances which were once luxuries are now rather necessities; among which the most widely used, is the microwave oven. Nine out of ten households own this convenient appliance. The microwave oven is one of the friendliest devices, which was invented by Percy Spencer post-World War II mostly by fluke. It heats and cooks food by exposing it to microwave radiation which makes the heating process rapid yet effective. Though the microwave has been around quite a long time but it is still a conundrum. There is a lot yet to be explored.

Sure it is a time saver and serves a lot of purposes, but having said that if not used with caution it can bring about disastrous results.

Following are the 5 things that you should never microwave:

5. Chinese takeout containers

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bet we have all had those days when cooking seemed excruciating. The easiest option would be heating up last night’s Chinese leftovers. However, most of us are not aware of how inflammable the takeout containers are. The boxes are sort of plastic that can easily catch fire.