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Four Easy Ways To Clean Your Microwave

One of the most dreaded cleaning jobs in the kitchen is tackling whatever exploded, popped and boiled over in the microwave. While it may be easier to just keep the microwave door closed to hide the mess, there are some pretty easy ways to clean those tough food spills, splats and oozes! The most...
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Use A Grater To Soften Butter Quickly

Picture it. Saturday morning. You eagerly await for two pieces of whole wheat bread to "pop" out of the toaster perfect crisp, light and warm. You then realize that all the butter in your house is still being chilled inside the refrigerator! Now you could take a stick and zap it for a few seconds...
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Reheating Food: Microwave Vs Toaster Oven

Since the creation of the microwave oven over a half century ago, the debate has raged as to what food items you should cook or reheat in the microwave compared to the more traditional oven and more convenient toaster oven. Fortunately foodies have chimed in with their recommendations based on the...
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Jacksonville Gas Station Demanding People Not Use Microwaves To Warm Urine

Some rules really should need to be explained. Warming up a container of urine in a microwave used to fall under that category but it has become such a problem that a Jacksonville gas station has posted a sign, "don't microwave your pee" next to the machines. Parul Patel, owner of On the Fly...
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Jacksonville Gas Station Demanding People Not Use Microwaves To Warm Urine

Some rules really should need to be explained. Warming up a container of urine in a microwave used to fall under that category but it has become such a problem that a Jacksonville gas station has posted a sign, "don't microwave your pee" next to the machines. Parul Patel, owner of On the Fly...
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The Real Reason You Leave Dishes "To Soak" ;-)

No doubt the information contained in this report will be a hotbed of debate at Thanksgiving this year. Soaking dishes is rooted in lies! The practice of letting soapy water loosen stuck-on food does work. But let's be honest soaking fanatics, soaking usually involves an overnight stay in the sink...
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Blogger Figures Out How To Clean A Beauty Blender

An egg-shaped makeup song has been a huge hit at makeup counters. Its unique structure that makes it so porous is why so many women use it to smooth out makeup lines. But the same porous properties that make blending so easy also make it a nightmare to clean. But a law school student's video tweet...
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How To Get More Juice From Squeezing Lemons

A first world problem is squeezing a lemon only to have just a few drops emerge from all that effort. But there is a simple hack to get more juice and it involves your microwave. Zapping a whole lemon for 20 seconds before cutting and squeezing it would loosen the fruit and allow more juice to come...
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DIY Microwave Popcorn

One of our most loved foods is popcorn! It's delicious, chock full of fiber and fairly simple to make. However there is concern the simplest way to make it can be dangerous. A report from the FDA indicates that a chemical coating used in microwave popcorn bags breaks down when heated into a...
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Prince Harry's Hack For Crispy Bacon

The British monarchy is all a buzz over the announcement that Prince Harry and American-born Meghan Markle are to wed. Prince Harry has spent a lot of his life in The States and while here, he has become a big fan of American bacon, which it a bit different from the bacon served in his native...
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