Is it wasteful of water to rinse before dishwashing?

Answer Yes, the dishwasher can clean plates etc without having to rinse it beforehand. Plus a dishwasher already uses more water than washing by hand, therefore rinsing before dishwashing wastes even more... Read More »

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What happens if you rinse your retainers in hot water for 5 sec. and then with cold water?

Well I used to have the glue in retainer but, what I'm guessing will happen is that it will start to get rusty a little bit because retainers are really sensible so when you do that it likes gets r... Read More »

How to Rinse Rice Before Cooking?

There is some debate over whether it is necessary to rinse rice before cooking it. However, according to Fine Cooking writer Niloufer King, cleaning the rice removes any talc, which some mills outs... Read More »

Should I Rinse Basmatti Rice Before Cooking?

Cooks can't agree as to whether you should rinse your Basmati rice before cooking or not. Rinsing rice before it's cooked removes the starch from the surface of each grain and keeps the rice from s... Read More »

Can floor wax be added to rinse water?

On One Hand: Don't Use Wax in Rinse WaterAcrylic floor wax is applied to linoleum to add a layer of protection against wear and tear and to add shine. Apply wax undiluted directly to the flooring. ... Read More »