Dishwasher Cooking Exists and It's Scary

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I've heard of cooking things inside of a coffee pot or on an engine block, but cooking food in a dishwasher kind of blew my mind. Yesterday Slate shared a video that explored the possibilities of dishwasher cooking. The verdict? Eggs were a disaster, seafood was sketchy, but the poached pears were apparently delightful.

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Yes, it is possible to cook food in a dishwasher. I obviously don't recommend it, but it's certainly entertaining.

Read More → How To Cook With Your Dishwasher at Slate

(Video: Slate. Images: 1. Faith Durand; 2. Flickr Member mylissa licensed for use by Creative Commons; 3. Austin Is A Shark)

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Ariel is the Engagement Editor for The Kitchn, where she writes fun things and manages social media. She is a graduate of the International Culinary Center in New York. She lives in Brooklyn.