When I was a kid we weren’t allowed to use the dishwasher. My mom thought it wasted water. With Paleo, I can’t imagine my world without the dishwasher. We cook so much that just two of us can fill the dishwasher nearly every day. If it’s a heavy cooking day, we can run it two or even three times.
Now, I know pretty much nothing about dishwashers, but I knew about pre-washing. The Husband, however, is pretty much against pre-washing. His thought is if we wash them to have the machine wash them, why did we even get the dishwasher? I agreed and was fine with it. Then we got the dog.
Now we pre-wash:
If you eat at my house, don’t worry. We use the sanitize option when we run the dishwasher.