Welcome to the microwave revolution

Welcome to the microwave revolution

Dave calls it “a machine from the future, here in present day.” We call it a life hack.
You may know it as your microwave. Your journey to making fast, delicious food *from
scratch* with your brand-new io Collection dishes starts now. Read on for our tips for getting started.

Dave calls it “a machine from the future, here in present day.” We call it a life hack. You may know it as your microwave. Your journey to making fast, delicious food *from scratch* with your brand-new io Collection dishes starts now. Read on for our tips for getting started.

Steam veggies to perfection in 2 minutes.

Start with the easy stuff. For your first Anyday experience, try cooking a green veg — like sugar snap peas — which steams in as quickly as 2 minutes!

How to Microwave Sugar Snap Peas

Trim and clean sugar snap peas.

Transfer to an Anyday dish and cover with the lid (knob lifted).
Cook in the microwave.
Sugar snap peas are done when bright green and tender.
Get the full recipe here

🎮 Level It Up!

Recreate a classic dish from Dave’s restaurants, where he tosses sugar snaps with butter, soy, lemon juice, radishes, and freshly grated horseradish. Get the full recipe below.

WATCH:

We challenged Dave to cook every veggie in the grocery store in under 1 hour. Can he do it?

Know Your Wattage

Before diving deeper, make sure you know your microwave’s output wattage. (This indicates how powerful your microwave is.) You’ll find it on the inside of your microwave door, in the user manual, or by Googling your model number.

Make fluffy rice in 22 minutes.

Do you struggle with fussy stovetop rice? Hate cleaning a starchy pot afterwards? Try this set-it-and-forget-it microwave method.

How to Microwave White Rice

Add water to rinsed rice.

Cover with the lid (knob lifted).
Microwave at Power Level 3 for a 1000w microwave.
Rest for 5 minutes. Fluff rice & serve.
Get the full recipe here.

🎮 Level It Up!

Make your rice a one-dish meal: Try Dave’s famous microwave Salmon Rice, a weekday favorite in his house. Get the full recipe below.

WATCH:

Watch Dave make salmon rice in the microwave

Did You Know?

Your microwave has different power levels! Before cooking rice, you absolutely must lower your power level. Look for the “power” button on your microwave.

Cook flaky fish in 3 minutes.

Dave’s favorite way to blow someone’s mind? Making perfectly cooked, flaky fish in minutes —in the microwave. Try cooking a filet of salmon, which results in perfectly flaky fish in just 3 minutes.

How to Microwave Salmon

Season salmon with salt and pepper to taste.

Place salmon in a Shallow Dish.
Cook in the microwave.
Salmon is ready when it flakes easily with a fork.
Get the full recipe here.

🎮 Level It Up!

Dave’s recipe for classic Cantonese steamed ginger-scallion fish is truly magic. Get the full recipe below.

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