We asked around the state what was the preferred method for doing the dishes and the people have spoken!

PollDaddy.com

It appears technology is winning out with 42% of the total vote. It's not that surprising considering all the new types of dish washing machines and cleaners. Also, it seems this newer generation are somewhat germaphobes in their own right. Apparently wash clothes and rags aren't the most sanitary of items.

So high heat and high end soap products are to the rescue! Word to the wise, it does help to rinse off and load dishes before food and bacteria have time to grow.