6 Unexpected Ways to Use Your Microwave
Let this kitchen appliance earn its keep by putting it to work using these brilliant tricks.
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Sanitize Much More Than Sponges
Everyone from A Bowl Full of Lemons homekeeping blogger
Toni Hammersley to scientists use the microwave to remove bacteria from damp kitchen sponges (all it takes is a minute
). But if you use a designated microwave sterilizer, you can also sanitize baby-related items such as bottles and small toys. And if you're a gardener, we've got great news: zapping soil before planting seeds in it will result in healthier plants, since the microwave removes pathogens