Kitchen appliances have always been at the core of a good cooking in the
kitchen and microwave oven has been the holy grail in the kitchen. From making a
popcorn to enjoy a movie night to a fast reheat of leftovers, it has become the
essential kitchen staple that keeps your days running smooth. If you’re thinking
about replacing or getting one, here’s everything you need to know about
How does microwave oven work?
Magnetron, an electron tube inside oven that produces microwave, first
generates electromagnetic wave inside microwave oven, and then the wave was
reflected and bounced back and forth against the interior wall, penetrating
through food. The waves are absorbed into the molecules of food and therefore
causing them to vibrate and quickly build up thermal energy, which eventually
heat up the food evenly inside-out.
A convection microwave oven can transfer you microwave oven into a small
oven, using fan to circulate the hot air around cavity, enabling you to bake and
roast foodon top of conventional heating method.
How to use a microwave oven properly
While you should still check the product’s manual to be sure, people might
find it surprising that microwave oven could actually process much more items
than they’d imagined.
· Glass or ceramic tableware is safe to be microwaved, while certain crystal
and handmade pottery might be exceptional.
· Plastic containers which are designed for long-term use, like Tupperware
and LOCK&LOCK, can be microwaved.
· Paper towels are usually microwave safe, but it’s better to put on shorter
heating mode to check the condition. Exceptions include printing paper towel and
brown take-away paper bags.
· You can’t microwave Styrofoam which is not labeled as
· You can’t microwave anything metal containing steel, iron
or copper, as the metal surface could reflect the microwave to increase the heat
inside, posing threats that may lead to a fire.
How to clean a microwave oven?
Invisible particles that could chip off onto the food and interior smudges
could make your microwave oven messy. Thus, it’s important for you learn to
clean every part of your microwave. We can start first by wiping the interior
with a soft soaked cloth with a little bit of dish soap attached onto it. Should
the material be the stainless steel, it is recommended that we wipe along the
direction of the metal’s grain.
Here’s a little tip if you are dealing with heavy build-up smudges: put a cup
(microwave-safe material) of water in microwave for 3 mins, it will help to
loosen up and soften the build-up stains. If you want to deodorize the smell out
of the microwave, same method can be applied to it with the cup of water
substituted by acup of lemon juice or vinegar.
Microwave turntable is another component that requires regular cleaning.
Simply use non-abrasive pad or cloth soaked in soapy water to wash the turntable
by hand. As for the microwave exterior that is equipped with touch controls,
simply turn on the control lock to avoid activating buttons accidentally.
Different brands and types of microwaves varies dearly in their features and
the way they function. So while it’s important for us to learn about these tips,
it’s more important for us to ensure how to choose the right microwave.
How to choose the right microwave oven?
Here we provide you 3 easy steps to find the best microwave to fit your
Step 1 Find the right size
microwave varies distinctively when it comes to size, shape and installation
style. Countertop microwaves are suitable for spacious kitchen layout, while an
over-the-range or built-in one can help utilize the limited compact kitchen
space to minimize the occupied area. Over-the-range microwaves features
ventilating fans and lighting, which saves you the trouble of getting another
Other than your kitchen, your cooking need is another thing you need to take
into account. Some countertop microwaves can’t hold larger dishware like
casserole or large platter. The average 0.7 cu. ft. can be suitable for most
dinner use, while a 2.2 cu. ft. capacity could enable you to use bigger
serveware. So think about the frequency and family size when you decide on a
microwave, as you might want to invest a larger microwave oven capable of
defrosting, cooking and reheating.
Step 2 Choose the best microwave type
microwave installation style mainly includes countertop, OTR (over-the-range)
and built-in style. Countertop microwaves are easy to install and move. You can
simply place them on the counter and plug in the outlet. They are could be an
economical choice. OTR microwaves are two-in-one appliances that feature the
function of an exhaust range. OTR microwaves usually have a sleek design and
spacious interior to best utilize your kitchen space. Built-in microwaves are
usually installed in recess of wall or among cabinets, varying in its sizes and
power levels and making a great way to save kitchen space. However, built-in
microwaves installation usually requires help from professionals, which could be
an important during purchasing.
Step 3 Select the features you need
Once you have settled down the installation style and size that go with your
layout, the features are the next thing you need to decide, which include
pre-programmed settings, convection cooking option, grill option, digital keypad
control panel, hidden vent, child safe lock and other smart technologies.
Getting everything you need with Smad microwave oven
Whether it’s counter-top, built-in or over-the-range model, you’ll be able to
enjoy the healthy and delicious food from our brand. Smad’s microwave collection
comes in all sizes and installation styles.
Take the sleek yet spacious Smad Over-The-Range Microwave for example, it
looks beautiful in any kitchen. Its large display is brightly lit with a clean,
ice-blue color for elegance and easy reading. The stainless-steel microwave
features intuitive controls and a variety of auto cook presets that save you
time while preparing meals, fitting for both commercial and home use. It also
features an ECO Mode that reduces energy consumption so you can save money,
Making life better and satisfying every customer is the first priority of
SMAD. who has been gaining trust from its customers all over the world for the
high performance and outstanding quality of its products. Besides, you can enjoy
your peace of mind with its one-year warranty for all products and the
round-the-clock online technical or marketing support.