This accessory can also be useful if you cannot afford to spend additional money of a coffee maker. 0000385415 00000 n What it does: The turntable plate replacement can be used to replace your current plate, or used as a backup while the other is in the dishwasher. 0000305018 00000 n Example(s): Tovolo Vented, Easy Grip, Collapsible Microwave Cover; Nordic Wave Microwave Plate Cover; Magnetic Microwave Splatter Cover. This accessory is great if you have busy mornings and think you don’t have time for a great breakfast. Why you need it: You need this cooker if you cook a lot of rice at home, school or work. The plate is what rotates while the microwave cooks. Be sure to use a microwave-safe plate. These are the best type of cookware for microwaves because they will not melt, or create arcs (sparks) in the microwave. This accessory is simple to use, just add water and coffee grounds in the mesh filter and cover. There isn’t much worse than undercooked food. If the container to rated as “microwave safe” it can be used in a microwave. Not for oven use Slide the cooking chamber open and press the hot dog down over the serrations to pierce the hot dog. 0000319150 00000 n Why you need it: This is a great accessory if you don’t have space for an additional appliance. 0000229015 00000 n What it does: This accessory makes hot dogs in the microwave without the mess. 0000481925 00000 n Included in this list is a brief description of what it is, what it does, and why you need it. Example(s): ThermoPro TP20 Wireless Thermometer. The nice thing about a popcorn popper is once you are done, place it in the microwave for repeated use. Prep your frank. The accessories on this list aim to provide more constant cooking, crispy foods, and make bowls easier to carry. I started this blog while searching for the perfect microwaves for my family. 0000305129 00000 n This allows them to cook evenly. These grills make for easy cleanup, are microwave-safe, and include everything you need to cook your bacon. 0000482430 00000 n Finally, these bags can be reused and washed in a washing machine. Using a hot dog maker, these buns are steamed to imitate the stadium taste. This accessory is a must if you have family members (especially small children) that eat past every other meal. trailer <<6151D265863F41F09CDFBFF7EACAD76B>]/Prev 541706>> startxref 0 %%EOF 82 0 obj <>stream These mugs are great for canned soup, simply open the can and pour the soup into the mug. Why you need it: As a father of twins it was much easier to place clean bottles in this accessory, and press start on our microwave. While they are a little more expensive, look for bacon grills that look like pitchers that you place your bacon in. What it does: A meat thermometer checks the temperature of the meat during and after cooking. Why you need it: This product is great if you need a cake for one. Example(s): Top Ramen Cooker; Rapid Ramen Cooker, Click here to see the best medium size microwave on Amazon. Finally, microwave carts are nice if you don’t want family or friends to know that you use a microwave to cook. In addition, paper plates, wax paper, towels, and napkins are safe to use in a microwave. What it does: As the name implies, a microwave plate covers your food while its in the microwave. Example(s): Betty Crocker BCB-3002 Microwave Cake Maker. Cooking Hot Dogs in Microwave. These carts are for countertop microwaves only. This method results in a good hot dog every time, cooks evenly, and is nearly as quick. Why you need it: This accessory is a must if you love hot dogs, but hate the buns after they’ve been in the microwave. With a plate stacker, you can cook for the entire family without spending more time in the kitchen. When hunger strikes, the last thing you want to do is watch water boil on the stovetop. Click here to see a list of my favorite microwave accessories. Read how microwave egg cooker work – Click Here. As you know, sometimes microwaved food turns out a little soggy, however, a crisper brings that taste and texture to provide that pan-fried taste. These hot dog makers filter the grease for easy cleanup. They cannot be used in solo or grill microwaves. Check the manufacturer’s website for the correct size. 0000481696 00000 n Why you need it: This accessory is for people that want to save money buying bagged chips. 0000335474 00000 n 0000327442 00000 n Cooking more than one hot dog requires an additional 20 to 30 seconds. 0000078078 00000 n What it does: A microwave pasta cooker makes cooking pasta in a microwave even easier. What it does: Microwave popcorn poppers convert corn kernels into popped corn! What it does: Ceramic stoneware is microwave safe cookware that allows you to cook regular food in a short amount of time. 0000341261 00000 n Usually, these stackers are made of microwave-safe plastic. In addition to baked potatoes, you can use this accessory for any potato recipe. What it does: Microwave cake makers can be used to create mini cakes in less than 6 minutes. Remove from microwave and flip the entire unit upside down so the vent 0000041916 00000 n Rapid Brands helps you achieve stovetop flavor at microwave speed. Microwaved bacon will taste much better after putting it in a crisper versus regular cooking. Why you need it: You need a microwave cart if you live in an apartment or have limited countertop space. Some makers just include the mesh filter, while others include the percolator and mesh filter. Example(s): Home-X Microwave Percolator Coffee Maker. Many people suggest cooking a hot dog directly in the microwave, possibly wrapped in a paper towel or something, but this results in very uneven cooking of the hot dog so that it usually splits and/or dries out in spots. * *Cooking times will vary based upon the wattage of your microwave. What it does: These cookers are square in shape like the Ramen cookers, but they are wider and deeper than the Ramen bowls. Glass and ceramic cookware can be used in all 3 types of microwaves (solo, grill, convection). The best thing about microwaving hot dogs is that you can have one ready to go in under a minute. Why you need it: You need this accessory if you’ve ever dropped your food on the floor, burned your hands, or had to fast walk to the kitchen table because the plate or bowl was too hot to hold. 0000536392 00000 n Domestic VS Commercial Microwaves What’s the Difference, Stand Mixer Storage – Best Places To Store Your Stand Mixer, Click here to see a list of my favorite microwave accessories, I wrote about the different ways you can clean a microwave. Simply follow the directions and in just a few minutes you have a meal for one. h�b``�a``?����a�Ȁ This cooker has the same shape as ramen and is just deep enough for the exact amount of water. Yes and no. Example(s): Ecolution EKPRE-4215 Micro-Pop Glass Popcorn Popper; Salbree Microwave Popcorn Popper. 0000003118 00000 n We also used this accessory as a place to store clean bottles. One of the problems with hot dogs is the grease that is created from the hot dog. These hot dog makers filter the grease for easy cleanup. 0000340636 00000 n Within minutes, you will have freshly brewed coffee. We actually have a hard-boiled egg maker at my office. 0000483809 00000 n 0000415981 00000 n What it does: Microwave coffee Makers allow you to make cups or pots of coffee in the microwave. 0000509223 00000 n Steam sterilization is the preferred way to clean bottles. Place the hot dog(s) on a paper towel-lined plate. Note that plates are not one size fits all. The best utensils for microwave ovens are glass and ceramic dishes. 0000524996 00000 n To microwave a better dog, just wrap it in a paper towel before nuking for 30 seconds at 80 percent power. Second, these grills have a grease trap, a place for all of the bacon grease to go for easy cleanup. Why you need it: Usually, these cookers include fill lines for water, lids with openings and other features that can cut pasta cooking time in half. This site is owned and operated by Alston Godbolt. These potato bags will work with any type of potato and can reduce clean up time. What it does: Steam sterilizers are used to steam clean baby and infant bottles. Example(s): Fecihor Reusable Microwave Potato Cooker Bag; Potato Express Microwave Potato Cooker. 0000002950 00000 n To help prevent foodborne illnesses use a meat thermometer. Other egg makers require you to crack the egg and place the contents in the maker. Once the microwave is finished, you can eat right out of this cooker.