[Homeroast] Heat Gun method (was List Traffic at Zero)

Yakster yakster at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 15:16:10 CDT 2010


I guess that's the reason that they have rotating turntables in the
microwave, to move the food around in the EM field to even out the heating.

-Chris

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 7:07 AM, Allon Stern <allon at radioactive.org> wrote:

>
> On Oct 20, 2010, at 5:29 AM, raymanowen at gmail.com wrote:
>
> >  In a microwave, the whole water mass is being heated evenly.
>
> Thank you for playing.
>
> Microwave ovens don't heat evenly. MORE evenly than applying heat only to
> the bottom of a pan, but still unevenly.
> It sweeps an uneven field of energy around using stirrers, and rotates the
> object being heated through the uneven field.
>
> it stirs the energy, not the food. but it's still uneven.
>
> starting with filtered water and a clean bowl in the microwave, it's easy
> to superheat the water. It's more about lack of nucleation points than even
> heating, though. Most metal pans will have more nucleation points than a
> glass container; we just don't tend to microwave in metal pans.
>
> -
> allon
>
>
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