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How does food get crispy in the microwave?

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2008-04-25 16:49:37
2008-04-25 16:49:37

Things like hot pockets and microwave pizzas use what is called a susceptor (usually in the form of a sleeve or container). These susceptors convert microwave energy into heat, which help crisp up food in the microwave, countering the effects of sogginess that is synonymous with microwave ovens.

For more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susceptor

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