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Eyewitness News Gives Stone Wave Microwave Cooker A Try

Reported by: Send eMail Taisha Walker
Videographer: Larry Clark
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Nov. 25, 2013 10:38 AM EST
Updated: Nov. 25, 2013 12:51 PM EST

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Stone Wave Cooker
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Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia

After a long work day, it can be a challenge to find the energy and the time to make a hot meal. But what if a microwavable gadget could change that?

Eyewitness News tested out the Stone Wave Microwave Cooker.

The "As Seen On TV" product claims to prepare delicious, gourmet meals your whole family will love in less than five minutes, making everything from eggs to soup. The $10 ceramic stoneware cooker uses a steam-release chimney and domed lid to heat food evenly and infuse flavor into food.

Eyewitness News tested out the product using two recipes that came with the instructional booklet. We first made a simple omelet by whisking eggs inside the cooker, adding chopped onions, green peppers and tomatoes. After 90 seconds in the microwave, we were left with fluffy but dry eggs.

Our second dish was baked apple crisp. We cut up an apple, added water, sugar, cinnamon, butter, topped it with Japanese panko breadcrumbs and put it in the microwave for three minutes per the directions. While the dessert smelled like oven-baked apple pie, it tasted and looked nothing like the popular American treat. The apples were soggy and the dessert was runny; nothing was crisp.

While the gadget worked, it didn't exactly deliver gourmet meals.



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