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Has anyone ever had green beans make sparks in the microwave?

I put some green beans on a plate to heat them up for my son to eat. They were making a lot of popping noises to I looked in the microwave and there were orange flashes on them. I know I'm not crazy because my mom has seen it too. There was no metal in the microwave to make sparks either. Anyone ever see this?

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Asked by FroggyFeet at 10:44 PM on Mar. 20, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • Yep, only with canned beans, and it was usually a wayward stem. But, beans can get rust on them, and there's every possibility that one of those beans was missed in the inspection process and had rust on it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:48 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • I have, I just stirred them up and it stopped.

    Answer by prissysayshi at 10:50 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Never seen that, But Id guess it's heavy metal in the brand of beans your buying. ONLY metal with Arc in the microwave.

    Answer by vbruno at 10:51 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • That's interesting. I'm going to look at the inside of the can next time. I told mom it was because they have so much iron in them... joking of course!

    Comment by FroggyFeet (original poster) at 10:58 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. I never knew my green beans could rust.

    Comment by FroggyFeet (original poster) at 10:59 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • wow crazy

    Answer by joceangel at 11:09 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • I haven't had that problem but it could happen

    Answer by Nitestalker at 2:32 AM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • put a egg in there ,it explodes if you do not put a hole in the shell.

    Answer by grismelda at 5:00 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

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