Microwave Oven

A Technique to Intensify Flavor, Improve Texture & Impress Chef-Friends

As a baker, <b>my primary goals have long been purity of flavor and unadulterated texture</b>. It all began over forty years ago, with apple pie. I despaired over all the juices that exuded during baking, rendering the bottom crust soggy and pointless. I saw recipes that suggested macerating the apple …

Domestic Technology

Fishing for AirPods with Magnets

Note to self: if you’re going to hack at 4 in the morning, have a plan to deal with the inevitable foul ups. Like being able to whip up an impromptu …

Domestic Technology

Oster’s 900-Watt Countertop Microwave hits $40 shipped (Reg. $65+)

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Up to the Minute

The Dorm Room Cheat Sheet: 15 Essentials Every College-Bound Kid Needs

A curated packing list for parents and students alike!<p>It’s that time of year when thousands of young men and women around the country prepare to …

Hacking

A Quantum Theory of Consciousness

Some of you may have already heard of the so-called “quantum theory of consciousness.” I’ve encountered different versions of it over the years. It presents a method of integrating traditional religious views of the “soul,” the “afterlife,” and the possibility of “other realms of existence” with …

Consciousness

Reddit is freaking out over this genius method for reheating pizza

Is there anyone out there who doesn’t love leftover pizza with all of their heart (maybe even a little more than fresh pizza)? Because if there are, …

Pizza

10 Easy Pieces: Countertop Microwaves

If a built-in microwave isn’t in your future, a countertop model will do the trick (especially when paired with strategies for hiding the microwave). …

Kitchens

The Battle For The ‘Kitchen Screen’ Has Just Begun. Here’s The Leading Contenders

Back in the year 2000, the world’s first Internet-connected refrigerator was introduced. Made by LG, the Digital DIOS came with a webcam, an Ethernet …

Automation

Animated Bathroom Sign

Once upon a time, pants were created. After a while, women were allowed to wear them too. This has made a lot of people happy and been widely …

Domestic Technology

Unlikely Cascade of Failures Leads to Microwave’s Demise

Surely a blown light bulb can’t kill a microwave oven, right? You might not expect it to, but that was indeed the root cause of a problem that …

Light Bulbs

5 Surprising Tips for Cooking in Your Microwave Oven | Cooking

<b>Microwave ovens</b> may not look like much, but they are one of the most handy kitchen appliances you can own. Convenience is something many homeowners …

Domestic Technology

Recipes to Try If You Go Nuts for Nutella

If love is an understatement for the way you feel about Nutella, these indulgent Nutella recipes are just for you. Whether you're 7 or 70, chances …

Dessert

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash to Perfection in the Microwave

• With a large, very sharp knife, <b>carefully</b> cut the stem end from the spaghetti squash.<br>• Stand the squash up on the flat end and slice it in half …

Recipes

Let’s play video games on a microwave oven door

I dream of things that never were, and say “Why not?”<p>Something like five years ago, Andrew Wilson, who was then the president of EA Sports and not yet the boss of the whole shebang, offhandedly mentioned to me playing video games on Internet-enabled kitchen appliances. I laughed it off, but since …

Inventor Colin Furze Turns a Microwave Oven Into a Video Game Console to Play While Cooking

Gaming Consoles

An In-Depth Look at the Increasingly Popular Fascination With Fidget Spinners and Gadgets

by Lori Dorn at on<p><i>PBS Idea Channel</i> host Mike Rugnetta examines the popularity of fidget spinners and gadgets, specifically defining the origins of …

Fidget

What's so great about 180 degrees?

Hot food, fast: The home microwave oven turns 50<p>It's been five decades of microwave popcorn and piping hot leftovers in home kitchens. A …

Food

Cooking With The Awesome Power Of Plasma!

There is something special about food that has been cooked in a grill, barbecue, or broiler. The charred surface brings both flavour and texture to …

Domestic Technology

No Signboard Seafood launches vending machine cluster in Tampines

The mamak shop - a convenience store found in the void deck of many Housing Board flats - has gone high tech.<p>A cluster of vending machines called The …

Singapore

10 things not to replace once they’re used up or broken

<b>Learning to live without these unsustainable and/or unhealthy items is easier than you think. Tips and inspiration, here.</b><p>Going cold turkey on …

Sustainability

Airdate: Strange Signals from Space

If <b>Stargazing</b> made you curious about life in the universe, the documentary <b>Strange Signals from Space</b> may interest you this Sunday night on SBS.<p><i>For</i> …

Aliens

Samsung My Recipes, Microwave Oven Recipes App - Samsung India

Customized<br>Chef<p>Discover recipe cooking methods customized to your smart oven model.<p>Cook<br>Time alert<p>Get real time alerts on your phone while it’s cooking …

Recipes

Happy 50th birthday to the home microwave

According to Susan Strasser of the New York Times, it is the 50th anniversary of the first popular home microwave oven, the Amana Radarange, …

Sustainability

Susan Strasser: Microwave yourself a nice home-cooked meal lately?

Earlier this year — right around the time that Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s senior adviser, was telling us that microwave ovens could be …

Canadian News

What’s in Your Microwave Oven?

Earlier this year — right around the time that Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s senior adviser, was telling us that microwave ovens could be spying on us — some friends and I rented a weekend house with no microwave oven. We didn’t mind reheating leftovers on the stove, but we did talk about how …

Opinion

How the Bay Got Its Groove Back

Or maybe it never lost it. But it sure was hidden there for a while, while a speculative boom remade Bagdhad by the Bay as a wasteland of high rents …

San Francisco Bay Area

Stop Being Scared of Your Microwave

Or: How to convince your conspiracy-minded friends that their microwave will not give them cancer, kill nutrients or spy on them.<p>From paranoiacs …

San Francisco Bay Area

13 All-Black Upgrades for a Murdered-Out Kitchen

In today’s kitchens, stainless steel is standard. It’s durable and easy to clean — but it lacks personality. Thanks to a shift in consumer …

Kitchens

Seven surprisingly ambitious foods you didn't know you could cook in a microwave

What would we do without the microwave? Whether for heating soup, jacket potatoes, last night's dinner or instant porridge, this box-like kitchen appliance has become a vital part of everyday food preparation. And today, it is claimed, marks its 70th anniversary.<p>Like many of the best inventions, …

Microwaves

Could Airbnb Pay Your Mortgage?

As I write this article, a stranger lounges in my guest bedroom. Don’t worry — he’s supposed to be there. In fact, he’s paying me for the privilege …

H&R Block