Health Tip: Make Microwave Cooking Safe
(HealthDay News) -- Microwaving takes much of the time and
effort out of cooking, but the foodsafety.gov website reminds us
that we still need to heed these food-safety guidelines: Always follow the package instructions to avoid
undercooking.Check to see if the food needs to be completely cooked or just
reheated.Follow instructions about stirring, covering and standing
time.Check the package for advice on whether to use a conventional
oven or a microwave.Know the wattage of your microwave to make sure you are cooking
food thoroughly.Use a food thermometer.
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