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The microwave is such a big help in the kitchen that we sometimes find ourselves wishing that we could put everything in it. But that would be a bad plan. Because there are some things that you should never, ever put in your microwave. We all know metal and microwaves don’t mix, but here are 12 other items that lead to disaster if they find their way into a microwave.

1. Paper Bags

Paper bags release toxins when heated and they can also catch on fire. Definitely a no go.

2. Grapes

Grapes just can’t handle the heat and have a tendency to explode when microwaved. Maybe it’s best you just eat them cold.

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