Microwave Cooking

Make the most of your microwave to save time and money...with a little help from GLAD.
 
Save time and money. GLAD® TUCKAWAYS® are Microwave Safe so you can cook, freeze, reheat and serve all in the same dish!

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Use GLADWARE® in combination with your microwave. GLADWARE® is microwave safe so you can transfer food straight from your fridge or freezer to re-heat in the microwave. Note: Ensure the lid is vented prior to microwave use to allow steam to escape.

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GLAD Wrap is especially designed for safe microwave use. It doesn't contain plasticisers which can give an 'off' flavour to food cooked in the microwave.

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GLAD® BAKE & COOKING PAPER™ is ideal for covering or wrapping food in the microwave oven - it can withstand temperatures of up to 230º C, and it prevents food from sticking and spattering.

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GLAD® SNAP LOCK® Bags and Glad Zip Slide Bags are both great for storage, defrosting and heating food in the microwave.

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Always remove the foil lid from GLAD® TUCKAWAYS® and fill containers at least two-thirds with food when reheating or cooking in the microwave.

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Always fold back the sharp corners on GLAD® TUCKAWAYS® as they can attract microwave energy and cause arcing.

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You can cook a complete microwave meal in a glad oven bag, to save on time and washing up. Oven Bags trap steam so poultry, casseroles and fish stay moist and full of flavour.

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Microwaves cook from the outside in so when cooking veggies, place harder vegetables like potatoes and carrots around the outer edge of a round dish with slightly softer ones like broccoli and cauliflower on the inside and quick cooking veggies like zucchini and beans right in the centre. Cover with GLAD Wrap and microwave 4-6 minutes on High/100% for approx 500g (4 serves).

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To cook perfect white rice in the microwave, place 1 cup of rice into a large dish, and just cover the rice with water. Cover the dish with 2 layers of GLAD Wrap and cook for 5 minutes on High/100%, followed by 7 minutes on Medium/50%. Stand for 3 minutes then stir with a fork to separate the grains and serve.

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When reheating food in the microwave, cover loosely with GLAD Wrap - don't pierce the wrap and always remove away from you letting the steam escape.

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For mouth-watering microwaved corn on the cob, wrap each cob in GLAD Wrap. Cook 1 cob for 3-5 minutes, 2 cobs for 6-8 minutes, 4 cobs for 8-10 minutes all on High/100% or until the corn is tender. Stand in the wrap for 3 minutes then remove and serve!

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Use GLAD Oven Bags to toast nuts, coconut and seeds in the microwave. Place a small amount into a GLAD Oven Bag, loosely seal using the tear-off tie, and cook for 3-6 minutes on High/100% gently shaking the bag every minute until the nuts, coconut or seeds are light golden.

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Steam a whole chicken in the microwave to use in soups, salads and frittatas - place the chicken into an Oven Bag and loosely seal using the tear-off tie. Cook, breast-side down for 10 minutes per 500g on Medium/50%, turning the chicken over halfway through cooking.

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Make your own toasted muesli. Toast all the ingredients such as oats, bran, coconut and sesame seeds one at a time in a GLAD Oven Bag, then mix and enjoy a healthy, home-made breakfast!

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Extra servings of pumpkin soup can be frozen in GLAD® TUCKAWAYS®, then transferred straight to the microwave to reheat for a quick and easy any-time meal.

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Use GLAD® TUCKAWAYS® to marinate food before transferring them directly to the microwave for cooking without changing containers.

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Save time and effort - use your freezer and microwave in combination with GLAD® TUCKAWAYS®. Make extra pasta sauces, then freeze and re-heat later all in the one dish!

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Freeze muffins in GLAD® SNAP LOCK® Bags then microwave in the bag for a quick warm snack.

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Don't waste left over bread. Process stale bread into crumbs and store in 1 cup portions in GLAD® SNAP LOCK® Bags in the freezer. Simply unsnap the lock and place the bag into the microwave for 50-60 seconds on Defrost-Medium-low/30% to thaw.

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If you have left over egg-whites, save them to make meringue - freeze them in a GLADWARE® container, then use the defrost setting on the microwave to bring to room temperature when you need them.

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Try part-cooking potato wedges in the microwave before baking them for a healthier result. Cut potatoes into thick wedges place into a GLADWARE® container with a little water. Place the lid on but don't seal and cook for 2 minutes on High/100% or until firm but tender.

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Reduce the cooking time of onions on the barbecue. Thinly slice peeled onions, place in a GLADWARE® container and cook uncovered in 1 minute bursts on High/100% until onions collapse and soften lightly.

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For fluffy scrambled eggs, whisk 2 eggs, 2 tsp butter and 1 tbs milk in a large GLADWARE® container. Elevate on a microwave safe rack or upturned plate and cook, uncovered for 2.5-3 minutes on Defrost-Medium low/30% or until eggs are a little undercooked to your liking (eggs will complete their cooking on standing).

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To heat Risotto or rice recipes in the microwave, place in a GLADWARE® container, place the lid on but don't seal and heat, stirring every few minutes, on medium/50% until the rice is hot.

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Avoid thawing too much meat. Place a sheet of GLAD Go-Between between meat portions when freezing. Then, when needed, defrost the exact quantity in the microwave.

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Use a sheet of GLAD® BAKE & COOKING PAPER™ to cover foods like fish, chicken fillets and bacon in the microwave to keep them moist.

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Soften cream cheese in the microwave with GLAD® BAKE & COOKING PAPER™. Remove cream cheese from its foil wrapping and cut into even sized pieces. Place onto a sheet of GLAD® BAKE & COOKING PAPER™ and warm in 1 minute bursts on Defrost-Medium low/30% until slightly soft.

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Make microwave clean-up a breeze - Place a sheet of GLAD® BAKE & COOKING PAPER™ onto the microwave turntable. Any spill overs will be caught by the GLAD® BAKE & COOKING PAPER™ - then simply remove and throw away.

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To reheat a Christmas pudding, place the pudding onto a microwave-safe plate covered with GLAD® BAKE & COOKING PAPER™. Cover loosely with GLAD Microwave Wrap and heat for 10-15 minutes on Defrost-Medium low/30% until warm.

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For delicious, mess-free hot popcorn, simply place ¼ cup popcorn and 2 teaspoons of butter into a GLAD Oven Bag. Loosely twist the top and cook on HIGH for 3-4 minutes (or until the corn kernels have popped).

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When using GLAD Oven Bags in the microwave, pierce holes in the top of the bag near the tie end. This will let steam escape and stop the bag from bursting.

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Soften candied honey in the microwave. Remove the lid from the honey jar then loosely cover with GLAD Wrap and heat for 30 seconds on High/100%.

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