No, it didn't get all over the microwave. What I mean is every microwave is different, and mine is very different from the author of that article. I started out at 2 minutes at 50% power level, stirred, and did 2 more minutes at 50% power level and stirred. So far just like the article. Then the article says to do 2.5 minute sessions at 50% power level four more times, stirring between each, for a total of 10 minutes. Then it said to do 1 minute sessions after that if needed, stirring after each. During the first 2.5 minute session, it began to foam and rise up and almost made it out of the bowl. I paused, stirred, and started again. I had to do that a couple of times. In the next 2.5 minutes session, same thing--a few stir downs after pausing. I didn't do the last two 2.5 minutes sessions because it was looking close to done. I did one more 1 minute session, stirred, and it was perfect. I lost some of my product because it hit the plastic wrap and stuck to it and I had to replace the wrap four times, losing some of my precious cargo each time. Next time I would leave off the wrap altogether and just watch it carefully and pause the microwave when it gets dangerously close to the top. It immediately stops rising when you cut power. Make sure to use at LEAST a 2.5 quart bowl. Bigger would be better--less stir downs!
Mine came out nice and thick when it cooled--good for spreading. I would cook it less if I wanted to pour it. I have to say, it was absolutely DELICIOUS! Hope this helps!