Does one need a microwave?

Mine just blew a gasket (F#$@&^!) thinking about calling a repair guy to change a $1.22 fuse for $130 when I wondered do I really need this? All it gets used for is reheating lunches.
Does a real foodie need this "tool"?
What am I missing?

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