Q:

Can you put Tupperware in the microwave?

A:

Quick Answer

According to the Tupperware Brands Corporation, only Tupperware products specifically designed for microwave reheating or cooking should be used in the microwave. As of 2014, Tupperware's microwave-safe product lines include the TupperWave Stack Cooker, Rock 'N Serve, Vent ’N Serve and CrystalWave.

Continue Reading
Can you put Tupperware in the microwave?
Credit: BRETT STEVENS Cultura Getty Images

Full Answer

In 2008, the company began marking Tupperware products with internationally accepted Material Identification Codes for recycling purposes and usage symbols that denote whether or not a product is safe for use in the oven, microwave, freezer or dishwasher. Typically, these markings are found on the bottom of the product. Any Tupperware item that is not marked with the microwave-safe symbol (a square with five wavy lines) is not safe to use in microwave ovens.

Learn more about Cooking

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What are some popular products on the official Tupperware website?

    A:

    Some popular products featured on the official Tupperware website as of 2016 include a lunch set, ice trays, a pasta center and a complete kitchen tool set. The lunch set includes an insulated bag, a tumbler with a liquid-tight seal and flip-top spout, and round and snack containers that hold a homemade meal.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Are cooking clubs only for women?

    A:

    Many cooking clubs around the country include men as members. Some, such as the Les Marmitons in Atlanta, are men's only gourmet cooking clubs. Other groups, like Singles: Men and Women Cooking Together, are co-ed clubs intended for singles to bond over a mutual interest in cooking.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is the standard format for recipe writing?

    A:

    The standard format for recipe writing lists the ingredients first and then lists the cooking directions. Other common forms are narrative and action. The narrative form lists the ingredients within the directions, while the action form utilizes features from both the standard and narrative formats.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are some popular ways to cook Vietnamese food?

    A:

    Popular ways to cook Vietnamese food include frying, stewing and slow cooking. Cooking with a hot pot is also common. Steaming and simmering are other popular methods for cooking Vietnamese foods.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore