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6 Unconventional Uses for your Dishwasher [MUST READ the comments]
Dishwashersinfo.com ^ | By Tyler Wells Lynch

Posted on 09/22/2012 2:35:11 PM PDT by T Minus Four

It takes the right mix of ingenuity and desperation to discover new uses for old tools, but whoever first tried steaming a salmon fillet in their dishwasher must’ve been drunk. For folks who are curious about what else their kitchen contraptions can do, here’s a rundown of the most unconventional uses for your home dishwasher.

Steam Fish Fillets

The best part about steaming fish in your dishwasher—other than novelty of steaming fish in your dishwasher—is how simple it is. All you need to do is season a cut of your favorite fish, wrap it (tightly!) in aluminum foil, place it in the top rack, and allow it to run through an entire normal cycle. There’s no single recipe that works best; just make sure you wrap it tight enough to keep water out. Also, don’t forget to engage the dry cycle, and for the love of fish don’t load the detergent! If you’re feeling extra adventurous, check out these recipes for dishwasher lasagna and dishwasher potatoes. There’s a whole culture of dishwasher chefs with too much time on their hands!

Wash Baseball Caps

Baseball caps can fade and become misshapen in traditional washing machines. So instead of washing them that way, try loading them in the top rack of your dishwasher and running it on a full cycle. Of course, you don’t want to run the machine with dirty dishes in it; this will just spray food all over your precious Diamondbacks hat.

For fledgling roller derby enthusiasts, you can also clean knee pads, shin guards, and other sports equipment in your dishwasher. But we don’t recommend putting your jock strap in there. That’s just gross.

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TOPICS: Food; Humor; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: dishwasher; dishwasherrecipes; goodlaugh; humor; ridiculousness
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To: T Minus Four

I put all sorts of things in there, like metal screen filters from over the stove, glass and metal refrigerator shelving, Rubbermaid wastebasket lids, etc.


21 posted on 09/22/2012 4:35:12 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: pops88

A quarter cup (1/4 cup) of white vinegar is a good substitute for fabric softener in the clothes washer.

It neutralizes most odors that got through the washing cycle.


22 posted on 09/22/2012 4:45:11 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: T Minus Four

That is pretty funny. Tensions are rising I guess. I was at a local hardware store and the owner was arguing with an obama supporting customer. He knew he could lose a customer but he said he can’t take it any more. Looks like I’ll be doing more business with him, especially since I’ve stopped going to Homo Depot.


23 posted on 09/22/2012 4:46:49 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: T Minus Four

Steam fish fillets in the dishwasher .... what could possibly go wrong?


24 posted on 09/22/2012 4:49:53 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: T Minus Four

Had to add my two cents.


25 posted on 09/22/2012 4:53:11 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: T Minus Four
Sorta runs the gambit.
26 posted on 09/22/2012 4:55:03 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: T Minus Four

We wash circuit boards in a modified Kenmore dishwasher at work all the time!.......


27 posted on 09/22/2012 4:59:49 PM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: T Minus Four

I washed the keyboard to my computer in my diswasher. It wasn’t my original idea, I read it someplace. It worked just fine.


28 posted on 09/22/2012 5:02:11 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: T Minus Four
yikes...those comments ( except for 1) made my head hurt.
29 posted on 09/22/2012 5:05:26 PM PDT by stylin19a (Obama -> Ransom "Rance" Stoddard)
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To: Alex Murphy

Cooked (heated) many a c-rat strapped on the manifold with a hose clamp of my M151A2 jeep back in the day. Make sure you vent the can first though.


30 posted on 09/22/2012 5:10:19 PM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism didn't magically show up in Romney's heart in 2012. You can't force what isn't in you.)
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To: T Minus Four

Does anyone have any tips on how to get rid of baked on black grease marks on pats and pans? Also the bottom of the pans look cloudy. I can’t figure out how to get rid of it.


31 posted on 09/22/2012 5:27:49 PM PDT by FreeManWhoCan ( (o) (o))
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To: TADSLOS
Yet another dish washer use is taking old surplus rifle
stocks and after removing the barrel, reciever, etc...
and running the stock through the washer. Really
pulls out the cosmo. I would not recommend for
nicer stocks just beaters. And do only when wife is not
around.
32 posted on 09/22/2012 5:32:23 PM PDT by sarge83
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To: stevio
I was at a Barnes & Noble the other day and an elderly leftist was droning on and on about the "Republican deficit" to two store clerks. They were both clearly Obama fans but they had the look of trapped rats - clearly they had been listening to this old coot repeating the same angry talking points for hours.

They almost broke their necks racing to the register to wait on me.

33 posted on 09/22/2012 5:40:12 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: pops88; T Minus Four

“I recently started adding white vinegar because stuff was coming out so spotted.”

Do you live in a nanny state that has banned phosphates? That’s the stuff in dish washing detergent that actually cleans dishes.

By the way, you can also wash your key board in a dish washer, take it out before the dry cycle and let it drain dry. Yes, I have successfully done it.


34 posted on 09/22/2012 5:42:46 PM PDT by Holly_P
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To: wideawake

Fortunately, my circle of friends and family are very conservative. I can’t believe anyone is supporting obama, I guess it’s God’s will.


35 posted on 09/22/2012 5:44:16 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: T Minus Four

I wash my black powder weapons after firing in the dish washer.


36 posted on 09/22/2012 5:51:33 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: sarge83
And do only when wife is not around.

lol, yeah jacking up mama's dishwasher is a good way to end up as the household "PLO".

37 posted on 09/22/2012 6:08:03 PM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism didn't magically show up in Romney's heart in 2012. You can't force what isn't in you.)
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To: T Minus Four; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

My dad’s dishwasher also cut the hedges and mowed the loan.


38 posted on 09/22/2012 6:10:54 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!

will it make dinner?


39 posted on 09/22/2012 6:38:07 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: T Minus Four

I grow marijuana in mine.


40 posted on 09/22/2012 6:40:18 PM PDT by Lazamataz (RAGE MONKEY RULEZ!!!)
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