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15 Things You Should NEVER Microwave! I Had NO Idea About #3!

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Chances are, you’ve had to learn the hard way not to put certain things in the microwave. I know I’ll never forget the time I put a travel mug that had an invisible metal screw on the bottom in the microwave to heat up coffee and the thing nearly exploded!

In this post we’ll take a look at 14 additional things that you should never, ever, under any circumstances try to heat up! I bet that you’ll be surprised to learn some of these. I’m sure a fruit pie can withstand the heat for a few seconds, but fresh fruit is a big no-no! I never knew this and many of these other tips. If you know of any tips that didn’t make our list, please comment on this post!

Play it safe and try to remember to NEVER heat up these 15 items! Please SHARE this with your loved ones if you care about keeping them safe, as well!

Paper Bags - they can release toxins and erupt in flames in the microwave!

Paper Bags - they can release toxins and erupt in flames in the microwave!

Plastic Bags - only microwave safe plastic wrap from pre-packaged food will work.

Plastic Bags - only microwave safe plastic wrap from pre-packaged food will work.

Grapes - they will explode and can catch on fire!

Grapes - they will explode and can catch on fire!

Raisins - same goes for dried grapes.

Raisins - same goes for dried grapes.

Travel Mugs - any type of metal mug will end in disaster.

Travel Mugs - any type of metal mug will end in disaster.

Yogurt - their plastic containers were not built to be microwaved.

Yogurt - their plastic containers were not built to be microwaved.

Red sauce - ALWAYS use a cover if you don't want to end up with this mess.

Red sauce - ALWAYS use a cover if you don't want to end up with this mess.

Plates With Metallic Rims - always remember, anything with metal will cause a fire!

Plates With Metallic Rims - always remember, anything with metal will cause a fire!

Aluminum Foil - it will almost always catch fire!

Aluminum Foil - it will almost always catch fire!

Plastic containers - only use ones that specifically say "microwave safe"

Plastic containers - only use ones that specifically say

Eggs (with the shell) - all that sudden heat will cause them to implode. What a mess!

Eggs (with the shell) - all that sudden heat will cause them to implode. What a mess!

Hot Peppers - dried or raw, they can withstand the microwave, but once out the juice inside can be dangerous.

Hot Peppers - dried or raw, they can withstand the microwave, but once out the juice inside can be dangerous.

Fruit - the intense heat will cause juicy fruit to burn or implode.

Fruit - the intense heat will cause juicy fruit to burn or implode.

Styrofoam Containers - plastic will melt into the food causing potential poison AND they burn easily.

Styrofoam Containers - plastic will melt into the food causing potential poison AND they burn easily.

And of course... heating up NOTHING will damage your microwave!

And of course... heating up NOTHING will damage your microwave!

What do you think?