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While most of us would like to think that we are using our microwaves properly, that is not actually the case.

According to TikTok user @tanyahomeinspo, most of us have been positioning our food wrong on the microwave plate.

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Instead of putting the food container on the center of the microwave plate, she advises that we put the food closer to the edge of the plate. This allows the food to rotate around the microwave more easily and evenly.

Doing this is supposed to help make your food cook more evenly, so there aren’t burning hot parts mixed with freezing cold parts.

Photo: flickr/Nick Amoscato

“You know when you reheat food and some parts of it are hot enough to burn your mouth and a part of it is still frozen? Well that happens because you shouldn’t have your food in the middle of the plate here, it should be on the edge so it can rotate around and cook evenly,” she explains in the video.

Photo: flickr/Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine

This is easy enough to understand but we were today years old when we learned this. The revelation is a shocking one for many. While some are skeptical, others are mindblown.

Watch the hack in the video below:

@tanyahomeinspo

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