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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-29-10 01:04 PM
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17. It depends on whether the metallic surface is suited to sparks arcing from one point to another.
Spoons are usually ok, forks go nuts because of the tines. Staples should be ok as long as they are mostly imbedded in the paper sack.
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  -Dangers of Microwave Popcorn G_j  Aug-29-10 12:33 PM   #0 
  - Recipe for Plain Brown Lunch Bag Microwave Popcorn  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-29-10 12:40 PM   #1 
  - +1  shireen   Aug-29-10 12:41 PM   #2 
  - You're welcome!  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-29-10 12:51 PM   #9 
  - this sounds really cool....  blue sky at night   Aug-29-10 12:42 PM   #3 
  - I was wondering about that, too. Why not scotch tape or something like that  madinmaryland   Aug-29-10 12:44 PM   #5 
  - With the staples touching the bag and not anything else within the microwave, I haven't had  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-29-10 12:47 PM   #6 
  - cool I will give it a try!  blue sky at night   Aug-29-10 01:38 PM   #22 
     - You're welcome! :)  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-29-10 01:49 PM   #24 
  - You'll also get a flaming bag  Warpy   Aug-29-10 12:48 PM   #7 
  - I just found a link with the same basic recipe that just recommends folding the bag over twice,  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-29-10 12:49 PM   #8 
  - we use paper lunch bags, and fold them over 3 times- no tape no  Bluerthanblue   Aug-29-10 02:25 PM   #25 
  - It depends on whether the metallic surface is suited to sparks arcing from one point to another.  JVS   Aug-29-10 01:04 PM   #17 
  - that goes perfectly w/ the OP  G_j   Aug-29-10 12:42 PM   #4 
  - My pleasure! If you're worried about the staples, try folding the bag over twice, tightly. Here's  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-29-10 12:52 PM   #10 
  - Sounds fantastic!  TheManInTheMac   Aug-29-10 12:56 PM   #11 
  - I've used the same 2 qt pan for nothing but popcorn for 15 years.  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-29-10 01:03 PM   #16 
     - You are making me hungry!  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-29-10 01:24 PM   #20 
  - I thought metal staples in the microwave was a no no. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Aug-29-10 12:58 PM   #12 
  - Wow, thanks!  Sparkly   Aug-29-10 01:00 PM   #13 
  - Sounds good. any sparking from the staples?  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-29-10 01:01 PM   #14 
  - I haven't had a problem. I make sure that the staple part doesn't touch anything else in the  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-29-10 01:21 PM   #19 
  - Staples?  Delphinus   Aug-29-10 01:24 PM   #21 
  - Either an old article, or a misinformed one...  SidDithers   Aug-29-10 01:01 PM   #15 
  - your reply prompted me to do a quick search  G_j   Aug-29-10 01:39 PM   #23 
  - So, why didn't the author, or you, post about diacetyl trimmer in the first place?...nt  SidDithers   Aug-29-10 09:36 PM   #27 
  - A lot of the 'health' sites try not to know stuff like that. (nt)  Posteritatis   Aug-29-10 02:26 PM   #26 
  - That stuff is just awful.  Arugula Latte   Aug-29-10 01:10 PM   #18 
 

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