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Easy-to-clean countertop microwave with True Cook Plus heating and lots of space

The LG LCRT2010ST is big and powerful, which is a winning combination for families. It features True Cook Plus technology to make microwaving fast and easy, and even the cleaning process is easy with this microwave. If you want your microwave to be packed with options, even cooking, and easy to maintain, this is a great microwave to look at.

True Cook Plus technology

The True Cook Plus feature (TCP) on the LG makes microwaving hassle-free. When a frozen food is labeled with a TCP code, all you have to do is type that code into the microwave. No need to figure out power level or cycle time.

1200 watts

The LG has 1200 watts, which is a great amount of power for a microwave intended for frequent use. You can bake a potato in about 3-4 minutes (depending on potato size), and cook dishes like dessert as well as the standard reheating jobs.

Easy Clean cavity

To make cleaning and maintaining your microwave easy, the LG was designed with a special Easy Clean round cavity so getting the interior of the microwave clean is easy. You don’t need to spend a long time scrubbing with various cleaners or straining to reach corners.


Has sensor cooking

Sometimes you don’t choose the correct power level and cycle time, and your microwave burns or overcooks a food item. Thanks to the advanced sensor cooking, the LG can actually sense humidity levels and adjusts the time and power all by itself. You don’t have to babysit the microwave; it is smart enough to figure it out by itself.

Large oven

The LG LCRT2010ST measures 2.0-cubic feet, which is more than enough for a family. The turntable is 16-inches, and the rounded interior design allows you fit in big, round dishes and platters. You won’t have to divide up large containers of leftovers; you can heat it all up at once.

Convenient add time feature

When a food item is cooking, you sometimes see that you need to add time to the cycle. This microwave has convenient add time features so you can tack on an extra 30 seconds or 1 minute.


True Cook Plus is only benefit if you find TCP foods

The big selling point of this microwave – the True Cook Plus – is really only useful if you find food with TCP codes. You can look up a list of the foods, but you would have to eat a lot of frozen dinners to make that TCP feature very convenient.

Has an overwhelming amount of options

Another downside to the LG is the dizzying amount of options. There are six auto-cook options, and a host of Quick Touch “reheat” options. You might have to keep pressing buttons and making mistakes before you really get the hang of this microwave. Just guessing and punching in numbers might be more your style. However, once you do figure out all the buttons, it can significantly speed up your cooking time.

Overall Review

LG LCRT2010ST is the kind of microwave a family would love. It has a ton of space (2.0-cubic feet) and a curved inner cavity that makes clean-up a snap, and 1200 watts for just about every reheat and cooking job you could think of. Features like sensor cooking and True Cook Plus take the guesswork out of microwave cooking, and once you figure out the massive array of options, the LG can be become an integral part of your cooking-tool arsenal.