Your dishwasher can do much more than you think!
There are those who still continue to believe that having a dishwasher in the kitchen may be unnecessary and wasteful.
However, in reality, the technology that we have now allows us to wash our dishes in a way that benefits our water and energy consumption, health, and time.
You may not know it, but, this useful household appliance also lends itself to cleaning and sanitizing other objects other than dishes and that you can even use for ... Cooking!
Discover some of its totally unexpected but very beneficial uses.
Caps and protective gear such as knee and elbow pads can be sanitized by washing them in a dishwasher.
Is the summer season over and you want to put away the toys that are usually used at the beach? In this and other cases, you can exploit the sanitizing power of your dishwasher and wash all these objects inside it. For smaller items, we suggest that you use a mesh laundry bag so that while being washed they will not be freely tossed around inside your dishwasher.
3. Home Cleaning Tools
We use them to clean the house but we almost never remember to give them a nice cleaning, so put them in the dishwasher, too!
4. House slippers, rubber boots, and hair brushes.
To wash these objects well you only need to add a little bicarbonate soda and you can avoid all the soap suds!
5. Great for fans, wall light switch plates, and aeration grids.
These and similar items are subject to the accumulation of dust and dirt, but by putting them in the dishwasher you are able to clean them thoroughly without having to deal with them one by one!
6. Ceiling light covers
If they are not particularly fragile you can wash them in the dishwasher.
8. Glass containers filled with food.
Now, we have arrived at the most curious aspect of ways to use a dishwasher, that is to say, how to cook with it. You can cook with a dishwasher almost the same way that you cook with an oven, but the added benefit is that in the dishwasher you are able to maintain a level of humidity that prevents food from drying out during cooking.
By resorting to common glass jars (i.e. Mason jars), you can combine all the ingredients for a recipe, shake the jar, and let it go through a "wash" cycle to be cooked.
Watch this video that shows you some very interesting and tasty possibilities.