Unknown Uses of a Microwave

If you didn’t know, your microwave is one of the most versatile appliance you have that is being under-utilized. You can use your microwave for a whole lot aside just heating food. Here are some of the things you can use your microwave for aside heating food.

1. Microwave citrus fruits to make them easy to squeeze

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Before juicing an orange or lemon, microwave the fruit for about 10-15 seconds. This will help you squeeze the fruits with ease.

2. Microwave garlic bulbs to make peeling very easy

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Peeling of garlic bulbs sometimes is very irritating but you can use your microwave to help save you from all the stress. Microwave garlic bulbs for 15 seconds and they’ll come off easily when you are peeling it. You can also microwave onions for about 30 seconds before chopping them to prevent your eyes from hurting.

3. To make potato chips

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Slice the potato really thin, then soak it in water. After dry the slices before you microwave it.

4. Disinfect sponge

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This may sound weird but microwaving a sponge can kill about 99% of the germs in it. Just make your sponge moist with water and microwave it for about a minute.

 5. The save a stamp trick

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Mostly, some people rub used postage stamps on an envelope on their head in order to clear the ink put on it so they use it again. Well! Here is another trick, you can remove a stamp from an envelope by putting a drop of water on it and then microwave it for 10-15 seconds. It will come off easily.

What other uses do you have to share with us? Please comment. 😊😊

TARKAA, Moses Kator

Writer and Student of Law, Benue State University.

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