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06/17/2015 04:51 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

9 Surprising Things You Can Cook in the Microwave

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We know, we know: you're thinking fish sticks and Hot Pockets. But look below for nine surprisingly fancy foods you can cook from start to finish in the microwave.

Mushroom Risotto (28 minutes)
Stirring stove-top risotto can be a real drag. Get the recipe.

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Sweet Potato Chips (5 Minutes)
Because all veggies taste batter in chip form. Get the recipe.

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Coffee Mug Frittata (70 Seconds)
Mornings can be hectic...Get the recipe.

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Frothed Milk (2 Minutes)
Cappuccino lovers, rejoice. Watch the video, then turn your kitchen into a Starbucks.

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Brownies (70 seconds)
Haven't you always dreamed of home-made brownies at the snap of your fingers? Get the recipe.

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"Roasted" Garlic (6 Minutes)
After six minutes you'll have soft, cooked garlic you can use to flavor any recipe. Get the recipe.

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Mac and Cheese (10 Minutes)
This instant mac 'n cheese is far better than the boxed stuff. Get the recipe.

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Baked Oatmeal (3 Minutes)
Top it with milk, cinnamon, raisons, apple, banana, or whatever your heart desires. Get the recipe.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies (6 Minutes)
Unleash the cookie monster within. Get the recipe.

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