I guess I grew up spoiled, cause my mom hated doing dishes so we always had a dishwasher. The first apartment I lived in also had a dishwasher. Now, I don't, though its probably for the best because I'm only one person and I'd be prone to wait until the dishwasher is full and run it and waste energy and hot water. But what I want to know is how do you KNOW your dishes are clean? I nuke my sponge for a minute before I use it to kill the germs, and I use a dish detergent with bleach alternative, and use hot water, and soap and rinse well... but with a dishwasher they get superhot and sterilize and with hand washing, they don't.
How do I get the garlic smell out of my cutting board!? I wash it, and wash it... but it still smells like garlic! Not that I mind under normal circumstances, but it makes my fruit taste like garlic, and thats pretty gross.