Little known uses of the microwave oven
In addition to the usual functions, the microwave oven can also be used for dyeing fabrics, disinfecting kitchen sponges or renewing used soap.
The microwave oven originated in 1945 from American engineer Percy LeBaron Spencer’s idea of cooking with electromagnetic energy. After seeing a melted candy bar, he thought that harnessing the heat generated by the vibrating molecules might be an alternative. to the usual kitchens With this invention, Spencer revolutionized the kitchen.
To date, GlobeNewswire estimates that the modern microwave market is worth more than $42 billion.
In addition to using the microwave oven for cooking, you can use the microwave oven in the following cases.
Since 1947, microwave ovens have been used in various industrial sectors with amazing efficiency. Pork, tobacco, fabrics, flowers… everything can be dried there.
Clean kitchen utensils such as sponges, cutting boards…
Don’t throw away the sponge until it’s too old. You can put a tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice in a rotating container in the oven, put the sponge in and rotate for ten seconds or a few minutes to disinfect and clean the sponge. Please note, do not use this method if the sponge contains a metallic fiber component.
You can sterilize plastic cutting boards in the microwave. Wash, rub the surface of the cutting board with lemon juice and bake for a minute.
dyeing of fabrics
Experts suggest you can dye your fabric by dipping the item to be dyed in the appropriate color and then heating it in the microwave for a few minutes.
fermentation of bread dough
Wheat flour can be microwave fermented in a reasonable proportion after mixing and kneading. Instead of baking the cake for a few hours as usual, you only need to incubate the cake batter in the microwave for 10-15 minutes.
Instead of cooking the rice in a traditional pot or rice cooker, you can put the rice and water in a bowl, put it in the microwave and cook it for about 10-15 minutes, you will have a fragrant and smooth rice. .
More small tips with the microwave
If you feel a sting when slicing an onion or spring onion, microwave the onion for about 45 seconds before slicing. This will neutralize the sulfur derivative and make you tear-free.
If you hate garlic peeling, put the garlic bulbs in the oven and toss for 20 seconds, they will peel easily.
Baristas also use the oven to create froth for a cappuccino or latte. You can also dehydrate meat/beef, recover crystallized honey… in the microwave.
If you would like an orange/lemon to extract more juice, place it in the oven and cook for a few dozen seconds. This softens the fruit a bit, allowing more juice to be extracted without affecting the flavor.
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