11 Ways You Are Destroying Your Microwave and Yourself

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10. Use the Pause Button

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Do you sometimes get sick after eating and have no clue why. You may microwave frozen foods incorrectly. All microwaves are different, so don’t depend on a set time to cook your food thoroughly.

It is best to pause throughout the process and stir the food to get everything evenly heated. If you aren’t careful, you could end up consuming bacteria and contaminating your system. Depending on how strong your immune system is, you can end up in the hospital.

9. Hard Boiled Eggs

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Hard-boiled eggs are a favorite of many people. If you want to enjoy those eggs, boil them on the stove. That fast build-up of heat in the microwave causes a vast amount of steam to build up in the egg, which has nowhere to go.

It will explode and make a mess! Many folks think they can pop anything they feel like in the trust kitchen appliance, but that is far from the truth.