3. Vintage Dishes

Vintage plates may be beautiful… but they might also be full of lead. The FDA didn’t establish limits on lead in dishes until 40 years ago, so if you have an old plate your best bet is to heat your food on something else to prevent any chance of lead leaching into your food during heating.

4. Styrofoam

Don’t try it. Even just for a few seconds. Styrofoam is a plastic and so it melts under high heat. It’s just no match for the microwave.

Read on for a few containers that shouldn’t see the inside of a microwave and one thing we’re sure you’d never try… Click the Next Page button below.