Materials you can use in microwave oven
Oven cooking bags
Paper plates and cups
Shielding only. Small smooth pieces can be used to cover
thin parts of meat or poultry to prevent overcooking.
can occur if foil is too close to oven walls. The foil should
be at least 1 inch (2.5 cm) away from oven walls.
instructions. The bottom of browning
dish must be at least 3/16inch (5 mm) above the turntable.
Incorrect usage may cause the turntable to break.
only. Follow manufacturer's
Do not use cracked or chipped dishes.
Always remove lid. Use only to heat food until just warm.
Most glass jars are not heat resistant and may break.
oven glassware only. Make sure there is no
metallic trim. Do not use cracked or chipped dishes.
instructions. Do not close with metal
tie. Make slits to allow steam to escape.
Use for short-term cooking/warming
only. Do not leave oven
unattended while cooking.
Use to cover food for reheating and absorbing fat. Use with
for a short-term cooking only.
Use as a cover to prevent spattering or a wrap for steaming.
only. Follow the manufacturer's
Should be labeled "Microwave Safe." Some plastic
soften as the food inside gets hot.
only. Use to cover food during cooking to
retain moisture. Do not allow plastic wrap to touch food.
only (meat and candy thermometers).
Use as a cover to prevent spattering and to retain moisture.
to be avoided
Food carton with
me.ta[ h and le
Metal or metal-
Metal twist ties
Plastic foam cups
May cause arcing. Transfer food into microwave-safe
May cause arcing, Transfer food into microwave-safe
Metal shields the food from microwave energy.
Metal trim may cause arcing.
May cause arcing and could cause a fire in the oven.
May cause a fire in the oven.
Plastic foam may melt or contaminate the liquid inside when
exposed to high temperature.
Wood will dry out when used in the microwave oven and may
split or crack.