"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Cookware and Accessories > Knives
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 10-15-2006, 11:27 AM   #1
Cook
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 59
Knives in the dishwasher

Hey guys

my mom just put my wusthof classic knives through the dishwasher and im pretty angry... i told her 3 times not to because i heard that it makes it so you can never sharpen it again. Is this true? Please help :(

(they were a 9 inch serrated, 7 inch santoku, and 8 inch chef's)

__________________

__________________
Drummercook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2006, 11:35 AM   #2
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 298
No it doesn't mean that at all. It means you'll likely have to sharpen it sooner though.

thymeless
__________________

__________________
thymeless is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2006, 12:40 PM   #3
Assistant Cook
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 1,694
No, don't worry. It happens and it isn't going to hurt them long term. My husband has done it too many times in our marriage.
__________________
Gretchen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2006, 12:43 PM   #4
Senior Cook
 
Seven S's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: N of the Equator, W of the Greenwich Meridian
Posts: 372
not true. the reason you dont want them there is that the water jets make the knives bang against each other and against other things... this will not only mistreat them but make the edge dull
__________________
Seven S is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2006, 03:43 PM   #5
Chief Eating Officer
 
GB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: USA,Massachusetts
Posts: 25,509
Doing it that one time will not do any permanent damage. Just don't let her do it again.
__________________
You know you can't resist clicking
this link. Your eyes will thank you. VISUAL BLISS
GB is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.