Meal-time Cleanup is a Breeze with Cascade Platinum Pacs! #MyPlatinum #Sponsored

*I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Cascade. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.*

Do you own a dishwasher, but still have to pre-rinse or even pre-wash your dishes? 

I know that as a family of two adults and two toddlers, we are running our dishwasher a minimum of once a day and sometimes twice.  Since we split the household chores, my husband gets the fun job of pre-washing our dishes just so that our so called dishwasher will do it's job and get them clean.  Personally, as I watch the time and effort that goes into this process, I get more annoyed.  Shouldn't the DISHWASHER actually wash everything off the dishes?!  It is only 8 years old, but I'm guessing that is old enough to no longer do it's job. Honestly, it sounds like it's going to take right off out of our kitchen some nights with our dishes inside, which we reference to others as the "Ultrasonic" features.  As for detergents, I feel like we have tried them all. From the all-natural or home remedies to the super ultra-powerful powder or liquid and none have ever made a difference and sometimes things just got worse.  I know that personally, when I unload the dishwasher (or my husband does), I want to see happy, sparkly clean dishes and not the film or residue that so many soaps leave behind, causing me to feel like the icky germs are still there.  

Thankfully, we were given the opportunity to try out the all new Cascade Platinum Pacs!  I was a little skeptical to be begin with as we have tried several other pacs before with no luck, but hopeful these were the answer to our problems.

As you can see the pacs feature three different dishwashing liquids inside, along with a powerful powder.  They not only clean your dishes but also help with reducing the build-up of hard water inside the walls of your dishwasher, which is what causes that icky film I referenced above.
Now the test: We decided to not pre-wash our dishes and put them in right from the sink.  Previously, this had been a nightmare, but this time proved otherwise!  The dishes were clean and sparkly!  No residue and no stuck on food!  Even my husband was impressed! From now on, we will be using these over anything else! Convenient and efficient!

The Fun Facts (from Cascade):

What it is: Cascade© Platinum Pacs deliver the most powerful clean available from Cascade while simultaneously helping to maintain the sparkling look of your clean dishwasher interior.
How it works: Cascade© Platinum Pacs feature an advanced triple action recipe that is specially designed to leave dishware virtually spot-free and help prevent the build-up of hard-water film on dishwasher walls.*
*Use a dishwasher cleaner to remove existing build-up on wall interiors.
Why you need it: Cascade© Platinum Pacs achieve a top-tier clean so powerful that they even help keep your dishwasher machine sparkling and deliver a variety of dish care benefits:
• Powers away tough, 24 hour stuck-on food
• Eliminates the need to pre-wash dishes
• Helps maintain the look of new machines and helps prevent additional hard-water build-up
• Delivers exceptional dishware shine
Availability and Prices: Beginning in March 2013, Cascade©Platinum Pacs will be available in Fresh and Lemon Burst scents at mass merchandisers, grocery and retailers nationwide. More information on the entire family of Cascade© products can be found at

Still skeptical?!  Then check out Cascade’s Partnership with Gail Simmons:

Now, more than ever, people eat with their eyes, and the evidence is all over sites like Facebook and
Instagram. With that in mind, Top Chef judge and editor of Food+Wine magazine, Gail Simmons, has
partnered with Cascade to discuss why presentation is just as important as preparation.

•From prep to plating: It’s more than just a great-tasting recipe, but also perfect presentation.
Sparkling dishes, shining flat ware and spot-free glasses truly let you put your best food forward
with culinary creations that pop!
•Gail recommends impressing with a Platinum Presentation: “The easiest recipes pop with
unexpected, gourmet presentations. Drizzle bright sauces on sparkling white plates or layer
desserts in crystal-clean glassware. Keep your presentation sparkling with Cascade Platinum,
which keeps dishes perfect for anytime entertaining and impromptu guests.”

Learn more about Cascade’s partnership with Gail Simmons by viewing videos available on the Cascade Facebook page and Cascade YouTube page.

Exciting Cascade Platinum Contest!  Enter Today!

The Cascade “My Platinum” contest is a four-week Instagram contest encouraging fans to
upload photos related to the weekly contest themes. Show off how sparkly Cascade makes all
your pots, pan and plates!
•Visit the contest landing page for information on how to enter and submit images:
The landing page will prompt users to sign up for Instagram if they are not
currently users of the app.
•Each week, two contestants will be selected to receive a brand new Whirlpool
dishwasher. Additionally, one lucky grand prize winner will receive a Platinum kitchen makeover!

To win, users have to both register and upload a photo with the #MyPlatinum hashtag and tag
Participants that have not registered will be disqualified from winning.
Each week will have a 6-day entry period where Instagram users can enter the contest with their #MyPlatinum Photo. Cascade will choose two weekly winners and one final grand prize winner after the entry period has ended. Please be sure to include both the #MyPlatinum hashtag and tag @MyCascade in your entries to the contest!

Week 1: My Platinum Plate (Entry Period: 6/3-6/9)
Show us your best dish styled from the sparkling plate up!
Week 2: My Platinum Bite (Entry Period: 6/10-6/16)
Show us your best bite and most creative use of sparkling silverware!
Week 3: My Platinum Clink (Entry: 6/17-6/23)
Show us how you serve up creative concoctions in sparkling glasses. Cheers!
Week 4: My Platinum Table (Entry Period: 6/24-6/30)
Show us your sparkling tablescape for your most special celebrations!
Grand Prize Winner (Entry: 6/3-6/30)

Make sure you check out all of Cascade's pages for more information on this product and many more!

1 comment

  1. I love these platinum pacs. I also use them to help clean my tub

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