“Can I microwave this?” is a question that has been around for as long as the microwave oven itself, yet the only clear rule that sticks in my brain is “no metal.” That lesson was singed into my consciousness by a Wendy’s hamburger wrapper at the tender age of seven, and I’ll never forget how the little lightning bolts danced.
But there are a lot of other foods, containers, and miscellany where the rules aren’t as obvious. Corningware, crab legs, and lube are just a few of the subjects canyoumicrowave.com tackles, giving in-depth explanations for why you should or shouldn’t microwave something. The site also provides information on how to microwave the food or material in question, if applicable.
The site is divided into categories — such as “Cheese N Stuff,” “Veggies,” “Uncategorised,” and “Materials” (which is where you’ll find lube) — but you can also search for a specific food or item, or simply browse the site’s many informative pages.
If you don’t see the food or material you’re looking for, simply use the contact page and ask. (There’s no reason to be embarrassed; someone already asked about lube.)