In theory, any device that spends 90 minutes in a frenzy of cleaning should be a welcome addition to your kitchen. But until these things can scrub the Teflon off a fry pan, they should be treated as nothing more than a sanitizing agent.


Scrub all dishes before placing them inside, then turn your water heater up to the “Flames of Hell” setting.




Depending on whether they’ve been behaving, you may wish to warn family members about the water temperature.