This trick allows your food to remain moist as you reheat it – and it is as simple as placing a cup of water in the microwave alongside your leftovers.

Make sure the microwave-safe mug is two-thirds full of water when you place it in the microwave with your food.

The water absorbs excess microwave radiation and keeps your food from overcooking.

The trick also keeps your food from drying out.

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