Making the most out of your microwave

By Brenna Peters – Horizon Features Editor

Microwaves can be used to make a lot more than the basics of mac and cheese, ramen, and popcorn. All it takes is a little creativity and knowledge of food safety to create delicious meals in your mod microwave.

Whether you oversleep or are busy with activities, there might be some times when you miss a meal in the cafeteria. Rather than making a meal of prepackaged snacks, you can get creative and cook your own food using the glorious microwave.

Coffee cake made in a mug Photo: Katie Higgins
Coffee cake made in a mug. Photo: Katie Higgins

Here are some creative recipes that you can make in a mug using a microwave:

And in case you’re in the mood for dessert, here are some delicious dessert recipes that you can also make in a mug:

It is important to be safe when using a microwave, so make sure that you always monitor your food while it is cooking. You should also know what kind of containers  shouldn’t be put in the microwave, like metal and aluminum foil.

Food safety knowledge is essential so that you don’t start fires in the microwave. Finding creative ways to make delicious food without a proper kitchen will make those days when you miss a meal that much better, which is why both of these are extremely important. All it takes is a little creativity to create delicious meals in your mod microwave.

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