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Poll: How Do You Clean Produce?

How Do You Clean Produce?

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aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Just water. :)
7showgirl7 7showgirl7 7 years
I rinse fruit and vegetables with water and vinegar it helps kill germs.
Infinitystune Infinitystune 7 years
Plain water. my fiancees grandpa uses soap and water, as does his mom I believe. I've actually never heard of a veggie brush, but its something I might look into.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 7 years
Rinse it in water and then dry it in my salad spinner. If it's really gritty I fill the sink with cold water, let the greens soak for a min. or two while the dirt and sand sink to the bottom, then dry it in my salad spinner.
opentypeA opentypeA 7 years
I rinse it and rub it a little with my hands. Otherwise, I let it be. A little dirt is good for the immune system...right? ;-)
Modus-Vivendi Modus-Vivendi 7 years
I just rinse. Life's too short.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I mix up a solution of baking soda and water and put it in a spray bottle. I spritz it on and rub it around for a while and then rinse it off well. It gets rid of pesticides. And for my garden produce, I soak them in the solution for a few minutes to get all the dirt, grit, and occasional slug off of my fruit and veggies.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 7 years
Plain water!
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 7 years
wash things in water, unless they're mushrooms -- just wipe off the dirt and move on
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 7 years
I always rinse produce with water but I will use a veg brush on root veggies. It really makes a huge difference.
Dana18 Dana18 7 years
I rinse with water then dry. Grapes I soak in salt water and then rinse. I heard this help take off some of the pesticides.
starangel82 starangel82 7 years
I said other because it depends on the produce. I usually rinse most things, but some things I'll take a scrubber brush to.
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
i rinse veggies and fruit in water. i know that there are a lot of products out there that are supposedly better, but at what cost ya know? those products are at times kind of expensive.
mudnessa mudnessa 7 years
i do at least one of all of those depending on what i can find and what i am cleaning and how much time i have or dont have.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 7 years
It depends on the produce. If it has a hard or thick surface, like a potato or carrot, I wash and use a veggie scrub, especially if it just came from the garden. If it has a soft skin like tomatoes or lettuce, then I give it a good rinse and wipe down to get any possible dirt off.
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