10 Brilliant Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do

Nicole CuteDIYprojects Blogger

Most people never take much interest on their microwave apart from warming up their left overs. Well, there are several things your microwave could do that could leave you amazed.

10 Brilliant Things You Din't Know Your Microwave Could Do

1. Disinfect Sponges

Disinfect sponges

Your microwave can kill up to 99.9% of household germs on a sponge. Saturating your sponges and putting them in a microwave for a minute will kill common house bacteria like E. coli and salmonella.

2. Save That Stake Bread

Save That Stake Bread

If your two days old bread is too hard for you to chew, you can wrap in a clean moisturized towel and leave it in the microwave for 20 seconds. The moisture in the towel will be absorbed by the bread turning it soft.

3. Cook Eggs

Cook Eggs

Your microwave can cook eggs by preheating a plate, applying some butter and the cracking your eggs on the plate. Leaving the eggs in the microwave for 45 seconds.

4. Sterilize Your Soil

Sterilize Your Soil

You can easily kill all germs in the soil before planting your plants by sterilizing soil. Putting the soil in bag and leaving it in a microwave for some minutes will kill all disease causing germs.

5. Unstick Sugar Clumps

Unstick Sugar Clumps

Wrapping your clumped brown sugar in a moisten paper towel and leaving it in a microwave can help reverse your brown sugar.

6. Bake a Cake

Bake a Cake

You can easily bake a single serving cake by placing your baked flour in the microwave for some minutes.

7. Zap Your Citrus Fruit

Zap Your Citrus Fruit

Before cutting your citrus fruit, put it in a microwave for some minutes to help provide more juice out of it.

8. Easily Cook Some Bacon

Easily Cook Some Bacon

One can easily cook bacon by placing it on a plate and leaving it for some minutes in the microwave.

9. Loosen Your Mascara

Loosen Your Mascara

If your mascara has dried up, heating it in a microwave will help loosen it up.

10. Peel Your Garlic With Ease

Peel Your Garlic With Ease

Peeling the garlic skin can sometimes be difficult. However, heating garlic for around 15 seconds in the microwave will help loosen up the skin making peeling easier. Check out this Video below:

10 Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do!

(via HouseholdHacker)

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