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Old 09-01-2006, 11:58 AM   #1
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Smile Managing dehydration

Hi , I have just joined this cooking club.I am basically a Math teacher & cook occasionally. Recently I have purchased an Microwave - Griller.Mostly I try fish & chicken but end up with over dehydration. Tips please.

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Old 09-01-2006, 12:03 PM   #2
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Welcome to the Board!

As far as hydration, I would monkey around with the cooking time. Microwaves work by exciting the water molocules in the food you are cooking. Cook too long, they go bye bye. Another option is to put a small bath of water in the microwave. The steam might help.
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Old 09-01-2006, 06:36 PM   #3
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Welcome

This is a great place to get recipes and ask any kind of question. There are a lot of wonderful people here to help you.
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Old 09-01-2006, 06:40 PM   #4
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Old 09-01-2006, 09:19 PM   #5
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Hi Rita and WELCOME!
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Old 09-01-2006, 09:20 PM   #6
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:16 PM   #7
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Cooking time and cooking power level. Use half power. I NEVER use the microwave for cooking from scratch except for vegetables. It does terrible things to meat in particular.
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:53 PM   #8
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Glad to see you Rita.

Agree with Gretchen, cooking, and even reheating foods, in the nuker requires some tinkering with the power level.

We played with the thing when we got our first one , gosh, over 20 years ago, and never found it to be great for cooking most foods, particularly meats.

But also found that if we wanted to cook meat it was better to use a lower power than full blast.

Have never tried a nuker-griller though.

Glad to have you here, welcome.
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Old 09-02-2006, 07:51 AM   #9
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I also think specifically the original poster needs to read the instruction book with that appliance for guidelines.
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Old 09-03-2006, 11:10 AM   #10
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I guess you mean to say you over cook your meats. Don't do that, hahaha

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