Yet, because these people live by themselves, they often have a smaller kitchen, so the size of the microwave is very important. If this describes your situation, then consider these top choices in microwaves for single people.
Best Compact Commercial Microwave Oven
The 0.8-cubic-foot capacity Panasonic NE-1054F uses a unique bottom energy source so heat reaches the food faster. Therefore, singles find that their food cooks faster than in microwaves that use power from the side or top of the microwave.
This microwave features a 10 programmable memory pad that users can set to remember up to 20 different cooking settings.
Using this microwave is even easier, because singles can just grab the door and pull it open without having to tap on any buttons that often get stuck. This microwave’s compact design offers 13 inch by 13 inch interior space, while only occupying 20-1/8 inches wide by 16-1/2 inches deep by 12 inches high on the counter.
Best Small Microwave for Apartment
The Samsung Counter Top Microwave offers 10 power features allowing the user to automatically reheat, cook and defrost food.
This unit’s slick stainless steel exterior allows the microwave to make an attractive addition to many kitchens. Making the microwave even better, the microwave features a ceramic interior that is scratch resistant.
This easy to clean feature may be especially important for novice cooks that are living on their own for the first time. Most exciting, however, this microwave features a grilling element allowing the single person to prepare toasty sandwiches, fish and other grilled foods right in the microwave.
Top Microwave under $200
The FFCM0724LB Microwave from Frigidaire offers 700 watts of cooking power. Making this microwave particularly useful in many kitchens, it can be either mounted under the counter or used on the countertop. It even has little rubber feet to protect delicate counter surfaces.
This microwave features an easy to open and close door that allows most older adults to open and close it easily. This microwave features four one-touch cooking options, 10 programmable power levels, and six easy-set start minutes. This microwave features a 9.5-inch turntable.
Best Retro Style Microwave
The RMO770RED Retro Microwave by Nostalgia Electronics gives singles the option to create a fun nostalgic look in their kitchen. This bright red microwave is one of the smallest on the market measuring just 10.25 inches by 18 inches by 14.17 inches.
The microwave perfectly coordinates with other items in the line including a compact refrigerator, can opener and toaster oven. This unit features 700 watts of cooking power along with 12 pre-programmed cooking features so preparing food for one is easy.
Best Combo Microwave and Baking Oven
The single who loves to live on pizza will be thrilled with the LCSP1110ST Microwave by LG. This combination unit features a pizza oven under the microwave featuring four temperature settings to allow the user to easily bake pizza. The microwave features 1000 watts of power.
Making it even easier to use, the microwave features four automatic reheating options, three automatic defrosting options, and two quick cooking options. The easy to clean coating on this unit allows the single person to move on to other activities in a flash.
Additionally, each offers the user with a variety of additional features making the microwave even easier to use. The most difficult decision will be deciding which option is right for you.