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Easy Livin' Microwave Cooking

A microwave instructor shares tips, secrets, & 200 easiest recipes for fast and delicious microwave meals

Karen K. Dwyer

St. Martin's Griffin

This microwave primer will show you why you bought a microwave oven in the first place: to save time, money and energy at every meal, every day. Karen Dwyer has created more than 200 recipes that require minimal preparation and commonly available ingredients to make great-tasting: appetizers, fish, meat, and poultry, dishes, casseroles, breakfast foods, vegetables and fruits, candies and desserts, and more. Designed with beginnings cooks in mind, the book features microwave cooking time charts for various foods, a simple explanation of how the microwave ovens. With dozens of tips on making the most of your microwave oven, Easy Livin' helps anyone prepare attractive, satisfying family meals in minutes instead of hours.

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ANSWERS TO YOUR MICROWAVE QUESTIONS 
 
WHAT ARE MICROWAVES, ANYWAY?Microwaves are simply electromagnetic waves--similar to radio waves, only shorter. They are nonionizing, unlike X rays, and do not produce any harmful buildup.Microwaves penetrate food and cause the liquid molecules in food to vibrate approximately 21/2 billion times per second. To illustrate how this works, rub your hands together very quickly. You will notice that heat is produced from the friction. This is the same principle under which microwave cooking operates. The water molecules,
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  • Karen K. Dwyer

  • Karen Kangas Dwyer has worked as a microwave specialist and instructor representing Sharp Microwave Ovens and as a home economist for Litton Microwave Ovens. She currently gives microwave presentations for local television and community organizations, and teaches public speaking at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her other books include Easy Livin Microwave Cooking for the Holidays.
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Easy Livin' Microwave Cooking

A microwave instructor shares tips, secrets, & 200 easiest recipes for fast and delicious microwave meals

Karen K. Dwyer

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St. Martin's Griffin

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