Recently, I discovered the best invention ever for my kitchen. Well, at least for drying my dishes. OK, to be totally honest, the best invention for my kids to utilize when they scrub the pots that don't go in the dishwasher.
For years, I had a plastic dish rack with a thick, plastic mat that went under it to direct all the water droplets toward the sink. They were country blue. Remember those racks? And that color? Yeah, I'm showing my age. Anyway, mine were old, cracked, and nasty looking, so we never used them. They just took up precious cabinet space under my kitchen sink.
Enter the super-absorbent, microfiber, dish drying mat. It allows