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Old 09-03-2008, 07:57 PM   #1
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Am I insane - microwave...

i don't want a microwave.
people cannot accept my not wanting nuked food!!! i don't like microwaves!!
1st of all, i've a defribillator in my chest, & can't be too close to a microwave.
secondly, i prefer my food cooked conventially.
my Mom bought me a microwave like 2 or 3 yeas ago, said i wouldn't like my gift, & she was correct. i was sad to reject, 'cept i wasn't gonna utilize it, so why waste dough.
it's been 5 years without a microwave, & jakes harping. he wants popcorn. well, we could pop popcorn ina pot!!
am i alone, here?

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Old 09-03-2008, 08:02 PM   #2
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nothing wrong with that!!
I don't need mine either. Only use it to re-heat, and it turns out mediocre at best...
I'd rather reheat on the stove or in the oven, just seems silly to heat up a huge oven for a 1/2 lb of meat.... I want a new toaster oven.
With a toaster oven I could see no microwave.
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Old 09-03-2008, 08:02 PM   #3
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I use mine to boil water and warm up left overs... not to cook....
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Old 09-03-2008, 08:03 PM   #4
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i'd love a toasteroven. those 'er great!!
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Old 09-03-2008, 08:04 PM   #5
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sorry, luvs, I'm a microwave addict..........it's the only thing that got me thru with my children..........I basically use it to heat up things.......which is probably why it's lasted nearly 20 years.........I really don't cook cook with it........don't care for the looks or appearance of foods in the microwave but for convenience of heating things up you betcha.........
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Old 09-03-2008, 08:07 PM   #6
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yeah, fer leftovers microwaves could be utilized.
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Old 09-03-2008, 08:08 PM   #7
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I hardly ever cook in mine, but it does come in very handy for a lot of things.

For instance, dinner for my daughter a few nights ago was a hot dog with some corn. All of it was put on one plate. Both the dog and corn came straight out of the freezer. Nuked for 60 seconds and dinner was ready with no extra pots or pans to clean up. When you have a hungry kid who wants to eat NOW, 60 seconds from freezer to table is a great great thing.
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I second that GB!!!
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Old 09-03-2008, 08:15 PM   #9
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I am with GB. I use mine very seldomly, but it does come in handy when I do need it.

And, <get ready to duck for cover>it is one of the best ways to cook a whole lobster...<runs and hides>
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Old 09-03-2008, 08:22 PM   #10
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geebs, hungy kids can be scary. i've babysat often enough!
& tat, microwaves 'er recommended fer crab!!

i still hate microwaves. maybe if i have babies... then microwaved food would so be on my agenda cause cranky kids aren't very pleasant.
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