Cooking in the Dishwasher?

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    Apr 11, 2015 12:40 AM GMT
    I'm somehow repulsed, and yet the lazy guy in me is somehow attracted. Wash up and cook at the same time...

    Apparently anything that you can "poach" you can cook in the dishwasher. icon_confused.gif

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/08/25/214799882/dishwasher-cooking-make-your-dinner-while-cleaning-the-plates

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    Dunno... the salmon and asparagus thing is almost the exact meal that I cooked on the grill a couple of days ago. I think I'd prefer the grilled version, somehow.
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    Apr 11, 2015 12:47 AM GMT
    icon_lol.gif The only things that it worked for were things that you can eat raw anyway:

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    Apr 11, 2015 12:57 AM GMT
    Maybe they used the sterilize cycle. I remember when I was a kid our dishwasher had that.
  • Breeman

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    Apr 11, 2015 1:47 PM GMT
    Great idea! Anything to save energy, but I don't have a dishwasher.
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    Apr 11, 2015 3:03 PM GMT
    Breeman saidGreat idea! Anything to save energy, but I don't have a dishwasher.


    Here ya go, buddy!

    http://www.amazon.com/Manifold-Destiny-Guide-Cooking-Engine/dp/1416596232
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    Apr 11, 2015 3:39 PM GMT
    When I was a little kid, "working" around the farm with my Great-Grand Dad, he would often cook our lunch on the block of the old Dodge truck. Usually something wrapped in foil that Grandma sent along.
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    Apr 11, 2015 3:40 PM GMT
    mindgarden saidWhen I was a little kid, "working" around the farm with my Great-Grand Dad, he would often cook our lunch on the block of the old Dodge truck. Usually something wrapped in foil that Grandma sent along.


    Aww bless, it sounds very idyllic, like something out of The Waltons.
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    Apr 11, 2015 5:38 PM GMT
    Ex_Mil8 said
    mindgarden saidWhen I was a little kid, "working" around the farm with my Great-Grand Dad, he would often cook our lunch on the block of the old Dodge truck. Usually something wrapped in foil that Grandma sent along.


    Aww bless, it sounds very idyllic, like something out of The Waltons.


    Well, it was usually a lot dirtier and muddier than that.
  • FRE0

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    Apr 11, 2015 9:25 PM GMT
    I've never heard of cooling in a dishwasher, but I once read a news article about cooking in the refrigerator.

    While a family was on vacation, the refrigerator failed and the defrost heater stayed on. The result was that everything in the refrigerator was cooked.
  • oldfart

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    Apr 12, 2015 6:02 AM GMT
    Betcha can clean the dishes in the microwave: Add water & nuke 'em long enuf...

    Is there an app for that?
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    Apr 12, 2015 3:44 PM GMT
    Was in an appliance store at the Delaware shore about 10 years ago when a distraught landlord type came in to get a new D/W. Seems his last weekly renters tried to cook blue crabs in his and ruined it. And now--TRUE CONFESSIONS--when I was muy younger (and even stupider) I got the Christmas decorations down from the attic and, noticing a layer of grime, decided to run them through the D/W to spiff them up a little. What a great idea--NOT! What I retrieved at the end of the cycle was a colorless melted plastic blob. Now that I am in my dotage staring back from the edge of senility, I have this wee tip to offer--the only appropriate use for a D/W is--washing dishes. icon_rolleyes.gif
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    Apr 12, 2015 6:51 PM GMT
    JDuderrr saidWas in an appliance store at the Delaware shore about 10 years ago when a distraught landlord type came in to get a new D/W. Seems his last weekly renters tried to cook blue crabs in his and ruined it. And now--TRUE CONFESSIONS--when I way muy younger (and even stupider) I got the Christmas decorations down from the attic and, noticing a layer of grime, decided to run them through the D/W to spiff them up a little. What a great idea--NOT! What I retrieved at the end of the cycle was a colorless melted plastic blob. Now that I am in my dotage staring back from the egde of senility, I have this wee tip to offer--the only appropriate use for a D/W is--washing dishes. icon_rolleyes.gif


    Why should we need one machine for washing dishes and another for washing clothes? Why not make a machine that can to both?
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    Apr 12, 2015 10:52 PM GMT
    There was a "show" on TV in the mid-'50s "about" a woman washing dishes in her washing machine. How many different plot lines you can get out of that, I don't know, and certainly can't remember, but it fascinated me.

    "Each machine to its purpose ..."
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    Apr 13, 2015 8:43 PM GMT

    Back in the 70s The Galloping Gourmet on TV showed everyone how to poach a whole salmon in the dishwasher.
  • blueandgold

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    Apr 14, 2015 3:12 AM GMT
    mindgarden saidWhen I was a little kid, "working" around the farm with my Great-Grand Dad, he would often cook our lunch on the block of the old Dodge truck. Usually something wrapped in foil that Grandma sent along.


    I hear ya man. When I was in the army I used to cook meals using the exhaust of an M1A2 tank. It was.... incredibly hot. I melted my canteen lid to my canteen once accidentally.

    It was great in the cold though. Sweet jesus.