Step 1: What Does It Do?
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Step 2: Components
Step 3: Assemble!
Most of the time when you are melting something, you will not use the lid. WIth the lid on, it is difficult to keep condensation from getting into the ingredients.
Be careful when you are using this - the bowl can get extremely hot!