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Of all the kitchen appliances, microwaves tend to get the worst rap—some folks (including one of our staffers) prefer to do without! But in a pinch, microwaves are pretty handy—just check out these creative uses and kitchen shortcuts.
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Bring honey back to life
There are many ways to use honey in your cooking but what if you’ve left it in the jar for too long? Often enough, good-quality honey will crystallize. Open the jar and pop it in the microwave for 30-45 seconds. This will liquify the honey so it’s ready to use.