Note: This item requires 8.5 inches of clearance in your microwave. The Nordic Ware Microwaveable Tender Cooker is a unique and fast way to get meals prepared in a hurry. The Microwave Tender Cooker is so unique because of its microwave-safe design. The pressure effect seals in moisture and natural juices, giving you the same great taste as a slow cooker. The 2.5-quart capacity allows you to cook up three pounds of meat in only 30 minutes, and the cooker also works great for vegetables and other meal items. Check out the recipe booklet for your next quick dinner idea. About Nordic Ware. Founded in 1946, Nordic Ware is a family-owned, American manufacturer of kitchenware products. From its home office in Minneapolis, Minn, Nordic Ware markets an extensive line of quality cookware, bakeware, microwave, and barbecue products. An innovative manufacturer and marketer, Nordic Ware is best known for its Bundt Pan. Today, there are nearly 60 million Bundt pans in kitchens across America. The Nordic Ware name is associated with the quality, dependability, and value recognized by millions of homemakers. The company's extensive finishing technology and history of quality, innovation, and consistency in this highly technical and specialized area make it a true leader in the industrial coatings industry. Since founding Nordic Ware in 1946, the company has prided itself on providing long-lasting quality products that will be handed down through generations. Its business is firmly rooted in the trust, dedication, and talent of its employees, a commitment to using quality materials and construction, a desire to provide excellence in service to customers, and never-ending research of consumer needs.