In the category of “the vast and ridiculous number of things you can find on YouTube” are a handful of videos in which people steam salmon in their dishwasher. Just to see how it turns out. (Surprisingly well is the answer.)
This got us to wondering what would happen if you tried to expand the cooking horizons of a dishwasher. So we turned to Slate contributor and Sporkful podcast host Dan Pashman and Liza deGuia of Food Curated, who are always up for an outlandish kitchen challenge. They prepared a range of dishes from shellfish to spinach to eggs and loaded them into Dan’s dishwasher. How did everything turn out? Check it out in the video above.