8 Innovative Ways To Cook Your Food Barry Lee February 18, 2016 1. Dishwasher Cooking Source: YouTube – POPSUGAR Food Steam entire meals in your dishwasher. Sounds ridiculous? Believe it or not, you can actually cook a lot of different meals using your friendly dishwasher. Lisa Casali published a book Cucinare in Lavastoviglie (Cooking in the Dishwasher), and dozens of online videos offer different recipes to cook an entire meal with a dishwasher. Whether or not it’s worth the time, energy, and water waste it still a big debate.