Easy Microwave Recipes

In most kitchens, the microwave is a reheater and a defroster. But there are ways to coax out delicious flavors and textures that you'd swear came from an old-fashioned, slow-cook oven.

Microwave Smashed Potatoes
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Microwave Smashed Potatoes

If you’ve maxed out your oven and cooktop, let your microwave do the heavy lifting for smashed potatoes. Try one of our three variations—Southwest, Roasted Garlic, or Bacon and Cheddar.

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