6 Ways to Make Your Microwave Work Harder
Six things you probably didn't know you can do with your microwave.
6) Sweat vegetables (in case you were wondering)
When a recipe tells you to “sweat” vegetables (which basically means to sauté at a lower heat), speed things up by delegating this task to your microwave. Toss chopped carrots, celery, onions, garlic, and shallots in a tablespoon of oil and microwave for three to five minutes.