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I microwave pasta often. I sometimes cook it on defrost settings for 10 minutes, mostly at regular settings for between 3 and 5 minutes for one cup of macaroni, say. The trick is not to use too much water; you can always check after a couple of minutes and add more liquid if the pasta seems too dry. I use a 2 quart pyrex or ceramic bowl, and cover tightly ...


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There is one large con which probably does not affect all brands. I have frequently heard of combos which have a mode which is labeled as "convection only" but they do not turn the microwave off. The results are clearly like microwaved food, and thus they are unsuitable for baking. I cannot tell you the exact brands and models which have this problem, but ...


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This from their website: Directions Keep frozen. Cooking: In a skillet or deep fryer at 325 degrees F, preheat enough oil to cover the empanadas. Fry for four minutes or until golden, turning occasionally. Drain on paper towel. For Best Results: Fry from frozen state. We do not recommend cooking product in microwave oven. This suggests to ...


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I've baked bread in a convection microwave with some succes. It's a far cry from what you can achieve with a good electric oven, but you can get some decent results. Certainly a poor to average microwave-sized electric oven will perform about the same as a decent convection microwave combination. Just remember to turn the microwave funtion off entirely. I ...



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