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DIY Kitchen: Microwave cooking tips

DIY Kitchen: Microwave cooking tips

As I was scoring my monthly RoFo chicken fix the other day, I overheard someone in line discussing the “microwaved corn” video that’s been making the rounds, in which YouTuber Carl Blemming shows how to cook an ear of corn in the microwave without shucking it first. The woman in line discussing the video declared, “uhh, cancer corn? NO THANKS.” She was buying cigarettes at the time, mind you. American Spirits, but still. Anyway, although the term “microwave” can be used to describe a very broad range of radiation frequencies, the so-called microwaves used for heating—in the common household appliance, at least—are non-ionizing, which...

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