Never miss a story

Get subscribed to our newsletter

Egg tray. Pixabay

Eggs are a staple food as they are loved by millions of people all over the world. And although cooking eggs may seem simple, there are some skills involved especially when you want to eat easy poached eggs. The microwave egg poachers make cooking eggs simple and a lot easier. With these appliances, you can have perfectly cooked eggs without heating the pan. And to use microwavable egg poachers, you just need to fill the poacher with water, put in the egg, and cover the poacher before inserting it in your microwave. In about two to five minutes, you will have a perfectly poached egg. In this article therefore, we are going to look at why microwavable egg poachers are worth buying.

Prevents bursting

Although scrambled eggs are easy to cook with a microwave, poached eggs have proved a challenge to most people. This is because, cooking poached eggs in the microwave has mostly ended in an explosive affair. This usually happens not only because of the level of water, but also the inconsistencies between the egg white and the yolk. Luckily, microwavable egg poachers have come to solve this problem as they are fitted with a cover that prevents the egg from bursting out of the poaching container.


Today, there are some good egg poachers in the market that are very effective in boiling eggs using a microwave. With these appliances, you can either have a hard or soft boiled egg within 3 to five minutes – all this without boiling a pot of water. You just need to put your egg in a boiler, fill it with water before covering and putting it in the microwave. And after about three to five minutes, your egg will be ready. This process is not only effective, but also saves a lot of time and energy.

Saves time and energy

Another reason why you should get a microwavable egg poacher is because it saves a lot of time and energy. It only takes about two minutes to poach an egg in a microwave. This saves you a lot of time as it takes longer to boil an egg in a pan. The good thing is that, there are egg poachers that come with a transparent lid and you can watch the eggs as they cook. On the other hand, there are some egg poachers that can be turned over in order to cook some bacon.

Today, there are some good egg poachers in the market that are very effective in boiling eggs using a microwave. Pixabay

By cooking your eggs in a microwave, you get to save a lot of time and energy.

Cheaper than using an egg poaching pan

You should also consider buying a microwavable egg poacher because it is cheaper than either getting an egg poaching pan or a saucepan for boiling the eggs. That way, you get to save money in the long term.

Also Read- Virtual Reality can Help People With Dementia: Study

The features

  • Made from high quality and ultra heat resistant PVC
  • Individual colanders allow you to drain and serve eggs in one
  • Features a lid that contains a steam vent for perfect cooking
  • For making omelets remove the inner tray and fill with your favorite omelet ingredients
  • BPA free; dishwasher, freezer, and microwave safe



Bangladesh over the years show that the state has failed in its duty to protect minorities

By- Salil Gewali

If humanity is hurt, God is hurt.

Religion without compassion might give way to hatred. Compassion with a "self-interest" motive is completely irreligious. But of late, some of the religions have departed from those basic human values. Love and compassion are for only those who follow their "specific" faith. Very sadly, the religions are up as trading commodities in the world of proselytization. Better preachers attract more followers. Of course, no issue if they are not vying for their religious "supremacy". But the ground reality is utterly different. The claim for exclusive supremacy has become the first commandment --- a real bone of contention among the existing religions. In the name of religion, we have polluted our minds. we have corrupted our souls. We have also gone so much astray that God must have now shut his gateway to heaven!

Keep Reading Show less

The Aruba villa has great interiors, an outdoor facility, amazing bedrooms, clean bathrooms and huge living space.

By- Your Service

Taking out time for family has become very difficult as people are pretty busy in daily life and find very little time to spend with their loved ones. Planning a family vacation is an excellent way through which the whole family can step away from their daily life and have fun. You can find many destinations for a family vacation, but there is no place that can beat Aruba.

Keep Reading Show less
Photo by Flickr

Milky Way galaxy as seen from Chitkul Valley

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has for the first time spotted signs of a planet transiting a star outside of the Milky Way galaxy, opening up a new avenue to search for exoplanets at greater distances than ever before.

The possible exoplanet -- or planets outside of our Solar System -- candidate is located in the spiral galaxy Messier 51 (M51), also called the Whirlpool Galaxy because of its distinctive profile, NASA said in a statement.

Astronomers have, so far, found all other known exoplanets and exoplanet candidates in the Milky Way galaxy, almost all of them less than about 3,000 light-years from Earth.

An exoplanet in M51 would be about 28 million light-years away, meaning it would be thousands of times farther away than those in the Milky Way, NASA said.

"We are trying to open up a whole new arena for finding other worlds by searching for planet candidates at X-ray wavelengths, a strategy that makes it possible to discover them in other galaxies," said Rosanne Di Stefano of the Center for Astrophysics at Harvard and Smithsonian (CfA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, who led the study.

The findings are published in the journal Nature Astronomy.

The exoplanet candidate was spotted in a binary system called M51-ULS-1, located in M51. This binary system contains a black hole or neutron star orbiting a companion star with a mass about 20 times that of the Sun. The X-ray transit they found using Chandra data lasted about three hours, during which the X-ray emission decreased to zero.

Based on this and other information, the team estimates the exoplanet candidate in M51-ULS-1 would be roughly the size of Saturn and orbit the neutron star or black hole at about twice the distance of Saturn from the Sun.

The team looked for X-ray transits in three galaxies beyond the Milky Way galaxy, using both Chandra and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton. Their search covered 55 systems in M51, 64 systems in Messier 101 (the "Pinwheel" galaxy), and 119 systems in Messier 104 (the "Sombrero" galaxy).

However, more data would be needed to verify the interpretation as an extragalactic exoplanet. One challenge is that the planet candidate's large orbit means it would not cross in front of its binary partner again for about 70 years, thwarting any attempts for a confirming observation for decades, NASA said.

Named in honor of the late Indian-American Nobel laureate, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, the Chandra X-ray Observatory is the world's most powerful X-ray telescope. It has eight times greater resolution and is able to detect sources more than 20-times fainter than any previous X-ray telescope.

Known to the world as Chandra (which means "moon" or "luminous" in Sanskrit), Chandrasekhar was widely regarded as one of the foremost astrophysicists of the twentieth century. (IANS/JB)

Keep reading... Show less