The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa on May 4, 1970 · Page 35
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The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa · Page 35

Des Moines, Iowa
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Monday, May 4, 1970
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Ways to Save Housework 'DES MOINES REGISTER S TORE together things used together as (ar as it Is practical. Coffee maker and coffee near the sink; potatoes, onions, parer, cutting board and knife near the sink; cords with portable appliances; -cake mixes, flour, baking powder, measuring cups, bowls and mixer, near the refrigerator; pancake turner, ladle, slotted spoon, cooking fork — and most im- portant of all — hot pad holders, near the range. Save steps in a big kitchen by duplicating inexpensive items used in more than one work center. Have a burif-probf surface near the range to receive hot pans.— An electric can opener Is a great time and motion saver. /. Stack only similar dishes together, such as cereal bowls in cereal bowls and salad plates on salad plates. Or file plates, on edges in dish racks. Purchase specialized hardware for towels, cups, paper bags, waxed paper, aluminum foil, saran wrapping, lunch sacks and paper cups. Provide a place by ' the back door where the family can leave books, packages, Westinghousc has five portable models in its' dishwasher line, all with concealed power and water connections. They're in a variety of colors. purses, etc. Have a bin, cabinet or locker for each family member. Provide a place to sit down in the kitchen — a - stooLor. chairlthat's- adjust able in height so you can work in comfort. Use wheels to save your feet — a rolling cart to car-— ry dishes to the table, a hamper on casters to roll* . soiled clothes to the laundry room, furniture on wheels : for easy : moving on cleaning day. , • . Keep ; some long , tongs handy in the kitchen^or' lifting boxes off of high cabinet shelves and save the energy it lakes to climb on a stool. Elegarit Cabiri'ets N -EW kitchen cabinets,come in an array of shades, wood finishes, sculptured laminates and styles. Styles range from English through French, Spanish, ranch, colonial and contenv porary, and you'll find such- features as raised-p a n e 1 doors, moldings reversible panels, spindles, brass grills, bottle-glass insets, vinyl and fabric coverings. Colors include olive mist, . bla,ck pearl, Chinese red, .yellow, or blue spruce, to name a few. The most popular kitchen cabinets this year seem'to be the wood tones, especially the antiqued woods, such as pecky pecan, wild cherry, Malayan teak and wormy chestnut. Walnut and mahogany also are plentiful. These fine woods are, protected by. new durable finishes; . In the synthetic lines, high- pressure laminates and steel with baked-on color are virtually scratch and mar-proof. 5050 K 2nd Ave. 805S.E,3iOth 8800 Hick man & Cedar Rapids It Rolls to or Whirlpool dish - washer has racks in the lift-up lid. T HERE are more than 40 models of portable dishwashers on the market this year, and most of them will wash the dishes just as well as the traditional . builtrin models. The nice thing about a portable is it's ready to go as soon as it's delivered. You simply load in the. dishes, attach the hose to the faucet, at the sinfc, plug the appliance into an electrical outlet and it will wash and dry the dishes in less than 40 minutes. . . It needs no permanent plumbing. Hot water fiTnsV into the dishwasher through one hose, and water is discharged through the other . and goes down the sink drain. The top-opening portables are the smallest and usually- the least expensive of all dishwashers. The lids lilt up and the machines are loaded from the top. In many models there is storage space inside the lid for cups, glasses or small items. In some machines, the top rack raises automatically, with the lid. In others, it.has to be lifted out •, manually so yoiHcan load the lower rack. These are special features to look for in the 1970 portable dishwashers: A bypass valve On the hose.£onnection to the faucet so the -sink and faucet can be used while the dishwasher is in operation. Cord and hose storage on the back of the dishwasher. Dishwasher tops of chopping-block wood, laminated plastic or marbleized sur- Jaces ; Handles that make it easy to push the dishwasher to MAY 4, 1970 11-D where you-want it. One model doubles as a serving cart." Interior that's large enough to hold all the dishes you hope to wash at one, time. There's a wide range of interior sizes in portables. ' . Range, of cycles also may be varied. The lowest-priced models may be limited to one washing and rinsing: Tbp-of-lhe-line models have the same cycles as the* luxury iuilt-ins. •• " • • r F r o n t-loading portables are generally more ex* pensive, but many housewives think they're more convenient because they can use the tops as work space. HOT WATER Locate your automatic water healer as close as possible to the areas >vhere the most hot water is used, so less heat will be lost as the water goes through the pipes., Open Weekdays 9 to 9 Sundays 1 to 6 get up Dp less time with KitchenAid appliances. They're built better to work -better and last longer. MOTHER'S DAY WITH A KitchenAid DISHWASHER a^^^yaau*^^ • BUY IT TODAY; USE IT TONIGHT Use Pidgeon's Revolving Charge. Plun

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