Can you put farberware knives in the dishwasher?
Beside this, is it OK to put knives in the dishwasher?
You put your knife in the dishwasher. Knives should never go in the dishwasher. Dishwasher detergent is very abrasive, and along with the banging around that happens during a wash cycle, will take the sharp edge right off your knife. Always wash knives by hand in the sink with dish soap and water.
In this way, why is a dishwasher bad for knives?
“The water jets in the dishwasher can cause the knife to knock into whatever else you have it in the dishwasher with, and can damage the edge,” says Moses. “It's a good way to ruin a knife quickly.” And, by the way, ceramic knives are at an even greater risk, because they are so brittle.
Place forks and knives with the handles up to protect hands. Place spoon handles down if there is an unusually large load of silverware or utensils in the basket. Otherwise, place spoon handles up also. Best washing results are obtained when the silverware is mixed and evenly distributed, not nested together.