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Yes and no. It cook evenly food needs rotated, a turntable will eliminate the need of rotating 1/2 way through the cooking. I've had both, and I vastly prefer the one with turntable. A major problem with microwaved food is heating unevenly. A turntable virtually eliminates the problem. Also- put a saucer in your microwave, and put the plate or microwave dish on top of it. It will heat more quickly, and more evenly, because the waves can enter the food from the bottom as well as top & sides.

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