Set oven to 350°. Remove food from refrigeration for 10-15 minutes to come to room temp. Cold items may take longer.
Pasta: Best eaten when chilled or room temp., Otherwise microwave 2 minutes
Lasagna Square: Microwave 3-4 minutes, oven for 15-20 covered
Manicotti: Microwave 2-3 minutes, oven for 10 covered
Fish: Microwave 1-2 minutes, oven for 5-7
Chicken, bone-in: microwave 3-4 minutes, oven for 15
Chicken, boneless: microwave 2-3 minutes, oven for 10
Vegetables: Microwave 2-3 minutes, Add 1- 2 oz./lb water and cook uncovered over med. heat for 2-4 mins. (this may change their color)
Mashed Potatoes: (add a little milk) Microwave 2 minutes, range top for 5-6 minutes
Potatoes: Microwave 2 minutes, oven for 10-15
Rice Dishes: Microwave 2 minutes
Grain Dishes: Best room temp., or microwave 1-2 minutes
Meatballs: Microwave 3 minutes, range top with sauce for 10 minutes covered
Soup: Simmer on low for 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently
This is a guideline for heating items from the market. Use your judgment as not all ovens and microwaves are the same. (Measurements per piece/1 lb) Note - Best not to microwave in plastic.