A 1,100-watt microwave will cook quickly and efficiently. Microwaves with 700 watts are slower and may take some more time compared to 1,100-watt. The golden rule is, higher the wattage, the faster the cooking time. Microwave ovens do not heat the vessels and heat the food within minutes. Because of this it many people think microwave cooking is energy efficient and reduce the cooking cost. But contrary to the common assumption microwave ovens do consumes lot of energy in the process of producing microwaves by magnetron.
Microwave ovens are great kitchen appliance to reheat, grill or even bake. Microwave ovens are helpful in cooking a wide range of recipes and food items including popcorn, chicken grills, kebabs, pizza, muffins, even reheat the frozen food. It cooks in minutes, saving time and energy.
Microwave ovens have power setting, Higher the voltage, it will be more efficient and quicker. If you like to cook heavy food items or bulk quantities for a large family, consider a more powerful microwave. If you cook food only for one or two people, then a less powerful microwave is enough. In fact, you can use our microwave oven selector as well to choose the right microwave oven.