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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Load your dishwasher with No prewashing thanks to Cascade Platinum



I HATE to do dishes the water is so hard on my hands and manicure. I am not a spoiled person I have worked hard all my life but it never fails something needs to be washed a few minutes after I've painted my nails.  I could go months without painting my nails and nobody would tell me to wash dishes.

The sad thing is I have a dishwasher but I have this immense love hate relationship with my dishwasher. I love that I don't have to wash dishes but I don't love prewashing. It takes so much time to make sure every piece of food is off of the dishes. To me if I have to pre-wash there is no need for my dishwasher but prewashing is a necessity.. or is it?



I am  huge Cascade fan and I was very happy review Cascade Platinum Action Pacs and Rinse Agent for y'all. I love action packs and the Cascade Platinum Action they are super easy to use just toss one in the dishwasher's detergent chamber and close it. That is much easier than the powder because I always make a mess with the powder.

I also received a bottle of Cascade rinse aid. I always use some type of rinse agent because my dishwasher doesn't work well at all without it. The work together to save you time by requiring no prewashing.
a nice clean brownie pan

I was instructed to invite my friends over and cook a macaroni and cheese and a pan of brownies and leave the pan of brownies sit over night!  I won't say I never leave dishes over night but I would never leave them sit and just put them in the dishwasher.

But my guest (who did not want to be pictured - they are not as cool as I am) and I ate and talked then I loaded my dishwasher in front of them. They were a little concerned about me not prewashing one even asked about the food going in my pipes. So I told them Cascade Platinum is to eliminate prewashing. Then I shared something I learned from the material provided in my package. Most dishwasher have a built in garbage disposal. They work just like the ones in your sink. Now remember that is MOST so Cascade and I can't guarantee your dishwasher has a disposal so that's something to look into.

yucky stuck on food


So I set my dishwasher on the highest setting which usually takes a couple hours and we went off to chat, eat, and drink coffee.

So when we opened the dishwasher what did we see?


sparkly clean!
So after the party before my guest left I gave them their own action packs, rinse agent, and information 

Now some useful tips for dishwashing success:


  1. Stack em high or low just make sure bulky items don't block the sprayer
  2. Place all of the tall dishes & pans in the back of the bottom rack so they don't block the detergent chamber 
  3. Check your bottom and make sure to place glasses and other fragile items in the top rack this keeps them away from the powerful sprayer under the bottom rack. 
  4. keep glasses looking great by setting them between the tines on the rack, not over them. Wet contact points can cause spots. 
  5. Treading longer utensils through coffee mug handles keep them secure in the wash. 


Ok so Cascade wants ya'll to tell them what you think of Cascade Platinum and what you are doing with all the free time from not prewashing.. So if you have an opinion to share, leave an authentic review at www.cascadeclean.com/us/cascade/review and use hashtags #cascadeshingingreviews and one lucky reviewer will win a Kitchen Aid Dishwasher!



Your prize pack will include:
  • Cascade Platinum 
  • Cascade Rinse agent 
  • Oven Mitts
  • Whisk 
  • Cheese grater
  • spatula 

What a great prize pack!  But I have to go over the rules: 


Entries will be accepted from  8/29/14 - 9/12/14

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44 comments:

  1. The hardest thing for me to scrub out are the casserole dishes after I make scalloped potatoes. The crunchie burnt cheese ring around the top is murder to remove. I usually line the dish with foil to prevent this mess from happening. Sometimes I forget or am out of foil. (yeah I know who runs out of foil? ME !) Same goes for when I make homemade Mac N cheese with ham diced in. That burnt cheese gets me every time! It is so yummie though! It is getting closer to fall so we will be having these comfort dishes. As well as gaining 10 lbs from eating the higher calorie comfort food and being more sedimentary due to weather.

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  2. I think cooking spray is one of the hardest things to remove from anything! It always gets stuck on and coats everything!

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  3. I think melted cheese is the worst. Some tomato sauces that have a lot of fat are pretty tough, too.
    Mary Beth Elderton

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  4. the thinks i hate is the pan for the meat loaf and thenit get soak fr 2 day

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  5. I think the hardest thing to get out of dishes is the crust from recipes that have cheese in them. I don't know why cheese is so tough but it really is a user of "elbow grease"!

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  6. For me, the hardest food to remove from dishes is baked on meats, especially beef.
    My name on the rafflecopter is Joni Mason. Thank you for the chance to win!

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  7. I find that dried on egg is hard to get off.

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  8. By far the hardest food to remove from my pots and dishes is oatmeal! ARgh!

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  9. Baked on grease is difficult for me to remove. It often builds up on pans on the outside as well as the inside. The 9 x 13 pan that I used last week to bake some pork chops has turned brown on the outside, but it is still my favorite pan to use for this recipe and many others. I have been using this pan for about 50 years and plan to continue using it.

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  10. The hardest food to clean from dishes is egg yolk.

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  11. The hardest food to remove from dishes is dried-on eggs. I

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  12. For me, the hardest food to remove is Definately sauce, especially when it dries.

    Love3570@aol.com

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  13. The hardest food to remove is jello stains after it dries. I have had this and mustard stain some dishes.

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  14. Lasagna and eggs are the hardest things to remove. I've let a pan soak for hours and I still have to scrub!

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  15. Cooked-on eggs are really a problem as are crusty casserole dishes. I find I need to soak them overnight.

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  16. The hardest thing for me to remove from my dishes is burnt cheese--never been good at removing it....it gets stuck to the side and i hate it.

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  17. I think the hardest thing to remove is any kind of crust when I bake. Stuff like homemade Potpie. It is also difficult to remove the mess left from Mac and cheese.

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  18. Would have to say that it would be macaroni and cheese. Would have to wash and rewash to get the stains out. shaunie

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  19. When I make muffins I hate cleaning the muffin pans afterwards. It is so time consuming to scrub all the crumbs and baked on crust from each little muffin cup holder; so, I would say this is the hardest to clean.

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  20. I have a ribs recipe that has to cook for about 3 hours. The dish from that recipe is always a tough one to clean!

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  21. anything that has been dried on is quite difficult to remove, but especially pasta sauce and cheese.

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  22. I have the hardest time getting shortening grease off of my dishes. It just clings.

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  23. I think cooking spray is very hard to remove. Even soaking doesn't seem to do much good!

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  24. The hardest food to remove from dishes for me is baked on Caramel. When I make Caramel Rolls it's the most difficult thing to get the backed on Caramel off the cookie sheet!

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  25. Some curries, those with lots of turmeric, can really stain dishes. I presoak things that have hard or dried foods and then they come right off but curry stains? It takes cleanser or bleach!

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  26. I think baked on cheese or sauce is the hardest to clean off. The oven seems to cement it to the side of dishes!

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  27. The hardest thing to remove is baked-on fatty food such as cheese or scalloped potatoes.

    BeckyJo

    beckyjo (at) netzero (dot) com

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  28. I believe that burnt cheese and sugar are the hardest things to clean off of dishes!!

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  29. I hardest thing for me is Spaghetti in a plastic bowl. I hate the stain it leaves.

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  30. Baked on grease in a baking dish or egg on a omlette pan. Burned things too, like overcooked rice are tough.

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  31. For me my macaroni and cheese, chicken casserole and lasagne are the hardest. I can soak all day and still have to get out the brillo pads which scratch my dishes.

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  32. I think that long baked casserole are hard to clean up. To me, lasagna is the worst to tidy up.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  33. When I make lasagna the sauce and cheese stick to my casserole pan. Making enchiladas leaves yucky stuff too. I use Cascade because I've tried a lot of other dishwasher tabs and I always go back to Cascade. Thank you for the chance :)
    sue-hull64(at)comcast(dot)net

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  34. Hands down stuck on grits are the hardest to remove from any dish/pot. They stick on worse than cement and you have to all but chisel them off. I have learned over the years to immediately pour from the pot into your bowl, and fill that pot with hot soapy water immediately. Same with the bowl when you are done. Otherwise, you may be throwing out some dinnerware

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  35. I think the hard thing to remove from cookware is melted on cheese.

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  36. I think that the hardest thing to remove would be any kind of spaghetti sauce or cooking spray.

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  37. For me two of the hardest foods to remove from dirty dishes is baked on lasagna or any type of fruit cobbler.

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  38. I think lasagne and other Italian food with tomato sauce and cheese is always difficult.

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  39. Stuck on cheese and noodles are the hardest foods to clean off of dishes

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  40. Any type of tomato stain on plastic dishes!

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  41. Any kind of casserole dish is always hard to wash

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  42. I hate scrubbing scrambled eggs off of the pan! Takes too long!

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  43. Dried spaghetti sauce is one of the hardest things to get off! It's terrible!

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  44. baked macoroni with cheese and pasta caserole with cheese

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