Basically, like a bidet from hell.
Perhaps you think all it takes to get your dishes clean is a little good old fashioned elbow grease, a sponge, and some dish soap. Perhaps you should think again.
Dishwashers are boss at cleaning dishes without getting your hands wet. They're also a perfect home—because of their hot and moist temperature—for black yeast to grow. Black yeast, as you can probably imagine, is very not good.
I've lost nearly as many wine glasses to the dishwasher's fickle flow as I have to my own 2am clumsiness—and that's saying something. But the clunkily named Tether Stemware Saver might just save me from those shards.
For some crazy reason, Miele's Futura Diamond dishwasher will only be chilling Europeans' beer glasses this summer. Blame your plumbing, Yanks. But for the Europeans reading this, the special rinse and hold cycle should get those pint glasses positively frosty.
My elaborate plan to take out years worth of repressed childhood dish washing memories on my own children some day has hit a Panasonic robot-sized snafu.
This second MacGyver Chef recipe, fish in a dishwasher, is a true classic, yet I had no great luck. I tried on two machines, and though edible, the resulting dish was either sashimi or cat food.
Gota—a spiffy tabletop dishwasher that can recycle the water for many uses—looks like a sports car or an alien spaceship. And like alien spaceships, it's just an idea in someone's imagination. For now.
Spring segueing into summer means degree shows, when students show off their, frankly, outtahere-lunatic creations. So, without further ado, let's go to the Centre de Design at the University of Quebec in Montreal, where we have an innovative wall-hung dishwasher, or dishwasheur, as it's probably called.
NPR, the experts on all things tech...decided to check out whether one could clean off a disgusting bacteria-laden keyboard simply by placing it in the dishwasher for a normal cycle. So they did just that, tossed a keyboard in cord and all and then pushed the start button.
One of the downsides of living in a tiny NYC apartment is that there's no dishwasher, so my lazy ass is stuck washing everything by hand. There's just no room for a big ol' dishwasher, after all.
This Lego Branded Bosch dish washer runs a special 104 degree cycle for rinsing away the dirt, grime, saliva, mud, bacteria, ebola, cooties, asbestos, lead paint chips, rat poison, peanut butter and jelly, and cigarette tar off of kid toys without melting the plastic. I gotta go wash my hands now.
New York apartments most often than not don't have dishwashers in them, partly because of the lack of space and partly because in many old buildings water is folded into your rent and the landlord just doesn't want a hefty water bill. As a result, we know more than a few people in the city who hate doing dishes so…