[Sca-cooks] Tupperware question

Mike C. Baker kihebard at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 17 20:27:22 PST 2007

> Quick question here.....
> Can Tupperware be put in the bottom rack of the dishwasher or 
> will it melt? I was given a whole bunch today, but it needs 
> to be washed really well before use and using only the top 
> rack is slowing me down.
> Thanks a lot.
> Phillipa / Heleen

>From my own experience I would STRONGLY suggest otherwise, with the
possible exception of the microwavable "hard" line that came out in the
late '80s / early '90s.

If you have a controllable-temperature dishwasher, *maybe*, by reducing
the wash / rinse temperatures.  Plus, if you Do Not Use the drying part
of the operating cycle (hand / air dry outside of the dishwasher
instead), you might be able to get away with some older models as well.
[I have always found the greatest culprit to be the heating element in
the bottom of the machine.]

Kitchen Idiot

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