Sometimes, I go for comfort food.
It cost $0.75 because I always buy things on clearance.
And I always use a tip-sensitive digital thermometer because I don’t trust the instructions and I don’t trust my microwave.
In 2007, ConAgra pot pies – the equivalent of an Australian meat pie — sickened at least 272 people in 35 U.S. states.
I followed the instructions in my man-cave this morning, and after resting, the temperature was 120F (49C) in the middle and 175F (79C) on the edges.
I heated some more.
Microwaves are good for reheating, terrible for uniform cooking.
And who knows if any verification has been done on these cooking instructions.