Every time I pay a visit to Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, or the Container Store, I get sucked into the cleaning and dishwashing section. And each time there seems to be a new gadget aimed at making doing the dishes easier. I'm a little crazy about doing the dishes; in fact, I talked to Jolie Kerr on her Ask a Clean Person podcast a couple of weeks ago about dishes and how to tackle a sticky kitchen.
When you get down to it, doing the dishes is simple. You need a good dish soap, a sponge or dish cloth, and if you're smart, a brush — the most mighty and powerful of all dishwashing tools. The question is, which brush do you buy?