Do Not Ever Put These 16 Items in Your Dishwasher

With Thanksgiving around the corner, let us all give thanks for dishwashers. But let us also avoid holiday tragedies by knowing when to hand wash things.

Cast-iron skillets

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Cast-iron skillets are beloved for their heat retention, and many cooks swear by them for almost everything. But they require special care: Cast-iron cookware must be seasoned with regular applications of oil, and putting them in the dishwasher will strip it right off. Thankfully, wiping and washing them out after cooking is often all it takes, though scrubbing with coarse salt will also work.

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