It’s 2019, but some stereotypes about microwaves survive. Microwaved food is bland, microwaves are good for nothing other than exploding eggs for fun, microwaves can affect you with those waves. The truth is, microwaves have evolved. Today it’s a kitchen appliance that is an important part of everyday cooking routine. It’s not just for warming leftovers any longer. Of course, it’s not an alternative for a regular oven, but you can cook quite many things in a microwave. No space for a built-in microwave in your kitchen? Have a look at these best countertop microwave ovens.