These Tools Make Washing Dishes by Hand More Efficient and More Enjoyable
It's been said that mindfully washing dishes can be an effective way to lower stress levels. That's only if you have the right tools, though. When equipped with trusty, durable dishwashing brushes, sponges, and an effective dish soap, you can focus on the task at hand, and washing dishes can double as both a necessary chore and a surprisingly meditative activity.
Even if you have a dishwasher, there are still times when items need washing by hand. That might be everyday pots and pans—many makers recommend hand washing—or your trusty knives, wine glasses, or wooden spoons. Then there's the family heirlooms: Trust us when we tell you that Grandma's dish set is decidedly not dishwasher safe. With that in mind, we've rounded up our favorite tools that make washing dishes by hand easier, more efficient, and a little more relaxing.