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22 Disadvantages of Microwaves and How You Can Fix Them

While microwaves are in an estimated 90% of US homes, there is still a lot of uncertainty around them. When I discussed starting this blog about microwaves, many expressed a number of disadvantages of using them. I decided to create a blog post addressing these disadvantages (and many) more. Many of the perceived disadvantages are due to misinformation or old …

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Microwave Buyers Guide The Complete Guide to Microwaves

If you’re like me, you realized that your current microwave is no longer useful. Maybe it’s broken beyond repair, maybe your son or daughter is going of off to college and you need to buy a new one. Or maybe your family has outgrown your current microwave.  In this post, I will cover every aspect of buying a new microwave. …

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23 Best Microwave Oven Accessories

In addition to looking for a new microwave, I also spent some time looking at different microwave accessories. These accessories are designed to make microwave cooking even easier.   While there are a number of benefits to microwave cooking, there are a few drawbacks. Those drawbacks include: Food splatter Unsafe microwave bowls Broken or damaged turntable plates Soggy food Uneven cooking …

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12 Best Microwave Brands and 1 I Will Never Buy Again

Today I had a brand new Whirlpool over-the-range microwave installed. We decided to purchase a Whirlpool because of the name recognition, features and price. Before we decided on whirlpool, I compiled a list of microwave brands that we chose from. Here is that list. Before I reveal the 12 best microwave brands, I want to spend a few minutes discussion …

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What’s the Difference Between OTG and Microwave Ovens?

While researching microwaves I realized the microwaves are a standard in every household, while oven toaster (grillers) are not. In fact, I’ve only seen three of them in my lifetime, 2 at work and one at my grandma’s house. I led me to wonder the similarities and differences between the two.  In this post, I am going to answer the …

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Can Microwave Ovens be Repaired?

Before I purchased my new microwave, I attempted to repair my current one. The issue began when a few of my buttons on my microwave stopped working. Eventually, the program grew so that only the 2 for express cooking worked. I decided to look at a few YouTube videos to see if the microwave could be fixed. The issue is …

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19 Best Countertop Microwaves

I’ve spent a lot of time researching the various microwaves, microwave types, and microwave features. In this post, I’ve compiled a list of countertop microwaves that you should consider for your home or office.  In general, there are about 9 different places you can put your microwave, including over-the-range and below the counter, but one of the most common ways, …

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Microwave Features Explained

After watts and oven capacity, included features are next in importance when selecting the perfect microwave for your home or office. Features can also be confusing if you aren’t already familiar with what it is and how it works. Finally, microwaves can be hard to compare because microwaves don’t all have the same features.  I am going to take away …

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16 Best Microwaves Under $100

Today, I spent a little time looking for a great value microwave. These microwaves are the best microwaves under $100. How I created the list In order to make this list, the microwaves had to perform well in at least three factors. These factors are:  Watts Oven capacity Features Price Finish Click here to see my recommended microwaves under $100. …

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What are the Different Types of Microwave Ovens?

Before I researched microwave replacements, I assumed there was only one time. However, after extensive research, I realized that I am wrong. There are three types of microwave ovens: Solo, Grill, and Convection. Solo microwaves are considered basic or entry level, Grill microwaves are considered the next step up, and Convection microwaves are at the top. The main difference between …