Let’s Cook Microwave
Penny Ashton - 1990

Microwave Oven
2 qt. glass bowl

  MICROWAVE CLAY   This clay can be rolled very thin. To make Christmas Ornaments or beads, follow instructions for baking under Microwave Art Dough. For Multi-color divide dough and add color while kneading.   1lb(box) Baking Soda>Mix together. 1CCorn Starch 1 ¼CWater   Optional: Food Color>Add while kneading. (if desired) or to water before combining.   Microwave on high 4-6 min., stirring every 2 min. until mixture looks like mashed potatoes and pulls away from sides of bowl. Cool on flat plate, covered with a damp cloth. When cool — knead on surface dusted with cornstarch until smooth and pliable. For bright colors, mold and harden in microwave or air dry, then paint with water colors or poster colors. To preserve shapes: coat with varnish, shellac or liquid plastic. Use immediately or store in plastic bag 1-2 weeks.