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Kraft has changed the velvetta. it is now crap instead of the cheese we all grew up with and love. Look at all the complaints on the web. Kraft is trying to save a little money and screwed up their product. Kraft will not admit it, but they should fire the person that is responsible and go back to the old product we love. I will never buy another box of ...


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Can you put polystyrene in the microwave oven Yes, when done under correct instruction. The answer to this question is more complicated than just putting a piece of chicken on a block of packing foams. Polystyrene does not contain water molecules, so it does not heat up when microwaved. Any heating of polystyrene in a microwave is due to indirect ...


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Polystyrene is a thermoplastic polymer with a glassy state at 100°C and a melting point of 240°C. It is this that makes it recyclable as it can be heated and remoulded into new items. Before the melting the polystyrene will start to break down as bonds start to break and all kinds of nasty gasses are released. The fact it melts at all at such a low ...


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Well, I can tell you with absolute authority that polystyrene melts in the microwave. Here's a chunk of polystyrene cut from a foam shipping container. I double checked with the website (Propak), and the stuff is polystyrene. I placed a random chunk of chicken on the cube, and microwaved on high for 1 minute. So yeah, it melts. Is it toxic if it ...


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Yes, but the trick is not to have the dough in the microwave when it's on: place the dough into a wide, shallow bowl, and wrap it tightly with plastic wrap. Fill a microwave-safe bowl with water, and float a toothpick or a grain of rice in it. Microwave the water 'til it's boiling. Place the bowl with the dough above the boiling water; the water level ...


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Impatience is very hard to reconcile with baking bread (or any other fermentation process, for that matter). If it works, it still won't be a good choice. Yeast doesn't like sudden temperature shifts, the gentler the change, the better. So, the warm room will yield the most flavorful bread, and have the least chance of failure. Putting the dough somewhere ...


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Yes, you can, but you have to take a great deal of care. Use the lowest power setting on your microwave and use short bursts of power rather than nuking it. Source: I happened to see someone do exactly this on TV the other day, and it worked, to my surprise.



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