Microwave Cooking for One by Marie T Smith

Microwave Cooking Tips

Cooking A Meal

In microwave cooking, dishes are cooked one at a time, set aside, then popped back into the oven individually just before serving until piping hot. I have found that cooking dishes in a particular order gets the best results. I cook starchy vegetables first, green or yellow vegetables second, and meat, fish or poultry last. To refer back to recipes I cook as a meal, I use a set of bookmarks labeled:

  • Starchy Vegetable (potatoes, noodles or rice)
  • Green Vegetable
  • Meat, Fish or Chicken
  • Dessert

You can make your own set of bookmarks and use them for ready reference to flip back and forth between recipes. Or you can print the PDF of a set of bookmarks below on card-stock paper. Be sure to select "Actual Size" instead of "Fit" before pressing the print button.

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