Dishwashing

The Secret Life of Your Dishwasher 

How to load, run, and make the most out of your kitchen appliance.

Cleaning and Seasoning a Cast-Iron Skillet

With a little TLC, this versatile pan should last a lifetime.

The Best Dish Soap for Your Home

Real Simple went elbow-deep with 74 contenders to find sudsy superstars for every priority.

22 Surprising Uses for Your Dishwasher

22 items you can put in a dishwasher, 13 you shouldn't, plus how to cook salmon in it.

My Dishwasher Leaves White Residue On My Dishes. What Can I Do?

Get your dishes sparkling again with these dishwasher fixes.

What Ingenious Cleaning Tricks Did You Learn from Your Mom?

This month, readers share their moms’ tried-and-true tips for scrubbing, scouring, stain fighting, and more. Try one the next time you tidy up.

How to Clean Cookware

Steps to keep your pots and pans in top condition.

How Can I Remove Stains from My Pots?

Scorched the stew? These easy cleaning tricks will have your pots looking brand new.