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Microwave Moisture Control

No more dry chicken
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Microwaves dry out food. I flick water on the stuff I microwave, but it's imprecise: if I overcompensate the food comes out mushy.

If a microwave had a moisture sensor, it could calculate how much water your food was losing from evaporation. It could then add that water back in through a spray nozzle.

The microwave would draw water from a tiny stainless steel bottle, not a pipe.

plasticspoon, Apr 16 2009


       [+] except for the "steel bottle" bit... why not plastic ?
FlyingToaster, Apr 16 2009

       Why not stainless?
notexactly, Apr 20 2019

       Why not get the microwave to use ice cubes in the shape of the Titanic, which are dropped on the food, to regulate the moistitity?
not_morrison_rm, Apr 21 2019

       Why not plastic is that, if it was plastic and inside the cooking chamber, the water inside the bottle would get heated and that would cause the water to spray out, the bottle to explode, or the bottle to melt.
notexactly, Oct 10 2019

       If you just put a container of water alongside whatever you're cooking, it should raise the relative humidity in the oven to 100%, at which point your food won't lose water.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 10 2019


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