Diminishing Dishwashing Drudgery

I'm the dishwasher in our household.  We have a mechanical dishwasher, but it's about 50 years old.  It looks really neat--straight out of The Kitchen of Tomorrow, Yesterday!--but we're afraid to use it because the rubber gasket around the door is hard as a rock, so probably the water would pour out onto the floor.  … Continue reading Diminishing Dishwashing Drudgery