A developer by the name of Nathan Broadband has created a Raspberry Pi based microwave oven. Why? Why not? Here is a list of features according to Nathan:
I particularly like the database of settings based on the barcode of the food. Very nice.
What do you do with a Raspberry Pi powered microwave oven? Obviously, you make a real Raspberry Pi.
Details of the project can be found here.
Nicely done Nathan!