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Does you need to tovel the glass plate from a microwave in a mikvah, and do you need a Bracha?

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The Star-K says tovel WITHOUT a beracha.

http://www.star-k.org/kashrus/kk-containers-tevilasguide.htm

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Since it is made out of glass and many times the actual food will directly touch the plate as yydl indicated, You should tovel with a b’racha. (S.A. Y.D. 120:1)

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As always, for a matter of practical halacha, CYLOR. But AFAIK something that doesn't touch food does not require t'vila.

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It's hard to say it never touches food. I know many who use microwave for e.g. a potato, in which case it does touch... –  yydl Feb 20 '11 at 2:30
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