With kitchen space a minimum in small, cool homes, many are debating even keeping their microwaves
. But we think that you ought to first realize just what a multi-functional appliance your microwave is before you decide to Freecycle it
. Inside, we'll show you 12 cool things to do with your microwave besides nuking that ramen dinner.
(Images: Top, Sarah Rae Trover from Home Hacks: How To Dry Herbs In The Microwave; Others, Real Simple)