You Are Reading

Why I can’t live without my microwave

0
Cooking, General Musings, Latest

Why I can’t live without my microwave

Family Kitchen

No kitchen is complete without a microwave, especially mine it seems. I may need to defrost some ingredients or re-heat a meal that had been cooked before. There are also so many delicious microwave recipes out there these days. 

So when approached by Panasonic, I literally jumped at the idea of writing a post about how we use our microwave in the Dad’s Delicious Dinners Kitchen.

With the eldest getting close to becoming a teenager, he has found himself with more responsibilities and in turn more trust. I am  happy to leave him alone for extended periods now. Cooking has never been his forte and we often joke that he could burn toast. If I need to leave him over a lunch time, I will always leave a pre made meal that he can heat up or something that he can zap in the microwave. That way, I know I will still have a house left on my return. 

If there is any food left from dinner, I always freeze it for another time. You never know when someoneA plate of home cooked pasta may get held up or delayed by something. Having three kids does mean my routine gets a little busy from time to time. Brownies, Gymnastics, Football, Swimming Lessons, the list goes on.  Having these go to meals in the freezer are great, grab them and chuck them in the microwave and a few minutes later you have some delicious home cooked food.

Any parent will tell you that we lead busy lives and I am the same. Sometimes stuff gets forgotten. The amount of times I have arrived at work and remembered that the ingredient I needed for dinner is still in the freezer! Panic over, gently defrost in the microwave and happy days. 

I think most people take the microwave for granted these days. We all have one, it sits in the corner on the work top. However, I for one would be lost without mine. How else would I warm that cup of coffee up, that sat going cold while I tended to one of those “Daddddddddddd, its really important” calls to action. If you follow my twitter feed you will rember that one of my recent tweets was about this very subject.

How much do you rely on yours?

What do you use your microwave for?

I would love to hear your comments below.  

#Ad

About Author

Part time Gardener | Part time Blogger | Dad

(2) Comments

  1. Ian, I have a small microwave that I use in a limited way. I never actually cook in it, but it’s handy for heating up leftovers or my homemade freezer meals. My father always liked cooking his bacon (streaky bacon) in the microwave every morning. Lots of people heat up mugs of water in the microwave for tea, but I make proper tea (several times a day) and boil the water in an electric tea kettle. Ohhh, I just remembered–I do have one microwave recipe you might like–your son could make it on his own! I’ll tweet you the link.

    1. I love streaky bacon cooked in the microwave, but my kids prefer it grilled and crispy… thank you for taking the time to read and comment! Oh and thanks for the tweet too 🙌

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close