Why Do Some Foods Explode in the Microwave?

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Why Do Some Foods Explode in the Microwave?

You grumble asِ you grudgingly wipe theِ splattered spaghetti sauce orِ baked potato shrapnel fromِ the insideِ of yourِ microwave.
What isِ it aboutِ these wonders ofِ modern engineering thatِ makesِ some foods moreِ prone toِ exploding thanِ otherِ forms ofِ cooking.
If theِ food hasِ a high water content, likeِ anِ egg orِ potato, theِ water expands andِ turns toِ steam.