Does feed corn pop when heated in the microwave?

Answer No, feed corn does not pop when it is heated. Popcorn has a hard outer shell that explodes when the core of the kernel gets hot enough. Feed corn is porous, which allows the kernels to absorb and r... Read More »

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Is water heated in a microwave safe to drink?

On One Hand: Safe to DrinkWarming water in a microwave results in water that is safe to drink. Microwaves use microwave radiation to warm their contents. Unlike X-rays and other high-energy radiati... Read More »

Can you use feed corn for corn meal?

Using feed corn for corn meal has two problems. Feed corn comes in five grades. Only grades No. 1 and No. 2 are considered good enough for human consumption. Also, some feed corn is transgenic, mea... Read More »

How to Microwave Corn on the Cob?

Want some warm, crisp, juicy corn on the cob right away? Don't want to boil out the vitamins? Got a microwave? Here's how to prepare fresh corn in the shortest and easiest way!

Why does a popcorn kernel pop when it is heated?

Whether it comes from the concession stand, the microwave, the stove or an air popper, popcorn is one of America's favorite foods. It's amazing that such a light and fluffy snack comes from such h... Read More »