Out of 29 Ratings

Owner's of the Magic Chef Microwave Oven MCD1311ST gave it a score of 4.1 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.21 out of 5
  • Durability

    4.0 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.07 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.0 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    4.07 out of 5
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Recommended Use
glass and glass-ceramic bowls and dishes - Use for heating or cooking.
Microwave browning dish - Use to brown the exterior of small items such as steaks, chops, or
pancakes. follow the directions provided with you browning dish.
Microwaveable plastic wrap - Use to retain steam. Leave a small opening for some steam to escape
and avoid placing it directly on the food.
Wax paper - Use as a cover to prevent spattering.
Paper towels and napkins - Use for short term heating and covering; they absorb excess moisture and
prevent spattering. Do not use recycled paper towels, which may contain metal and can eatch fire.
Thermometers - Use only those labeled Microwave Safe and follow all directions. Check the food in
several places. Conventional thermometers may be used once the food has been removed from the
Limited Use
Aluminum foil - Use narrow strips of foil to prevent overcooking of exposed areas. Using too much foil
can damage your oven, so be careful.
Ceramic, porcelain, and stoneware - use these if they are labeled Microwave Safe. If they are not
labeled, test them to make sure they can be used safely. Never use dishes with metalic trim.
Plastic - Use only if labeled Microwave Safe. Other plastics can melt.
Straw, wicker, and wood - Use only for short-term heating, as they can be flammable.
Not Recommended
Glass jars and bottles - Regular glass is too thin to be used in a microwave, and can shatter.
Paper bags - These are a fire hazard, except for popcorn bags that are designed for microwave use.
Styrofoam plates and cups - These can melt and leave an unhealthy residue on food.
Plastic storage and food containers - Containers such as margarine tubs can melt in the microwave.
Metal utensils - These can damage your oven. Remove all metal before cooking.
UTENSIL TEST Dishes that do not absorb microwave energy are best for microwave
cooking. Lock on the label to verify that particular cups, glasses,
plates are indeed suitable, especially paper goods. If you are not
sure, try this utensil test to check.
Put the empty utensil in the microwave oven.
Put one cup of water in a glass measure next to the empty utensil.
Heat on P-HI for 1 minute.
After 1 minute the water should be warm but the utensil should not.
If the utensil is warm, it is not suitable for microwave cooking.
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