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5 Quick and Natural Microwave Alternatives

It’s easy to typecast the microwave as one of the modern-day’s kitchen appliance must-haves. Popping leftover food or defrosting meat in the microwave makes prepping for mealtimes easier and faster. While it’s definitely convenient, other people also call it “nuking” food. Heating food in a microwave demolishes the molecular structure of food, including the vitamins …

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The History of the Microwave Oven

The microwave celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. The early versions didn’t catch fire with the American public right away not only because they were sold at a high price tag but also because of safety concerns regarding leaked dangerous radiation. Japanese and Korean manufacturers entered the scene in the mid-1980s with their smaller and …

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What’s Best? Microwave Oven vs. Convection Oven vs. Toaster Oven

I’m not too wild about microwave ovens. I use ours now and then, but fortunately ours doubles as a convection oven, which is great. While we don’t have a toaster oven, I had one during my single days which served me well for many different types of quick meals. These days we have a really …

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Top 10 Large Microwave Oven Options

Can you believe a microwave cost $579.99 in 1980?  With inflation, that’s $1,639 today. Now you can buy a cheap small microwave for less than $50. If you want a good large microwave, it’ll cost more than $50, but you surely don’t have to spend $1,639. That’s pretty typical with appliances and technology. New inventions …

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9 Types of Microwaves (2022 Buying Guide)

When microwaves first hit the scene, most people bought who bought one put it on their counter. They had existing kitchens and there weren’t the location advancements there is today. However, it didn’t take long for kitchen designers and builders to come up with more convenient locations where they wouldn’t take up counter space. The …

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15 Outstanding Small Microwave Options

It’s weird to think I can remember when microwaves first became widely available. While we didn’t get one immediately, many of my friends’ parents did buy one. I thought they were pretty cool. A couple of years later my parents finally bought one. It was not a small microwave oven. It was huge. I was …

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