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Do You Separate Cutting Boards For Different Uses?

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Allytta Allytta 8 years
one, but only because it's glass. if it was plastic i'd have two.
vicalyn vicalyn 8 years
I have three... One antimicrobial for meats(including poultry), one large one for fruits & veggies and one for cheeses.
Food Food 8 years
I love the Crate & Barrel ones that come in a set of four for meat, poultry, seafood, and produce.
bean1007 bean1007 8 years
I have 3 cutting boards - and none of them are ever clean at the same time. Hence I usually only use one per dish I cook - and I wash it when I switch from, say, slicing raw chicken to chopping cilantro.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
no i have one for everything - but it's plastic so it's pretty easy to clean/sterilize. my husband is a meat eater and i'm not - so he's always sure to wash it thoroughly if he cuts up ANY meat products
bleached bleached 8 years
I actually have a third one that I use for cutting onion and garlic and a fourth for cutting bread
opentypeA opentypeA 8 years
I'm a vegetarian, so I only need one! :-)
Modus-Vivendi Modus-Vivendi 8 years
In one sitting, sure, but not on a permanent basis.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
One for meat, one for everything else. They all go in the dishwasher, but I'm still convinced that the little grooves from my knives hold germs.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
Only one and my grandpa used only one and he lived to be 107, so I think we'll all be okay!
fashion4ward fashion4ward 8 years
I have a little one I usually use for dessert baking and a big one for everything else.
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 8 years
I probably have 5 different sized cutting boards but I used them all innerchangably and haven't died from food poisoning yet. ;)
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Nope.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
I've got two; one for my meats and one for everything else. Both of them are plastic and go in the dishwasher to sanitize them when I'm done.
Txredd Txredd 8 years
Yes. We use wooden cutting boards, one for meats and one for fruits and vegetables. After each use, I always clean them using hot soapy water and a scrub brush, and then sanitize them using either diluted vinegar or diluted liquid bleach.
pinkerbell03 pinkerbell03 8 years
We're vegetarians, so the only cutting boards we have are for fruits/veggies, and a separate one for onions/garlic because the smell sticks around for so long. And a wood one for breads and such of course.
limelindsey limelindsey 8 years
I have one (plastic) for raw chicken, three other plastic that are supposed to have specific uses but I use them interchangeably. I also have two wooden ones that I use mostly for veggies.
pharm_chick pharm_chick 8 years
i only have one, which i scrub before chopping a different thing on it (ie meat, fruit, veggies etc). even if i had more, it would just mean id throw one in the wash and use it. i dont separate based on food groups
gigi_s gigi_s 8 years
I use my wooden one for fruits and veggies, and handwash. My plastic ones, I use for meat and everything else.
shoneyjoe shoneyjoe 8 years
I wish I could keep them straight - I never can.
starangel82 starangel82 8 years
I have two cutting boards. One for meats. One for everything else.
wmoonw wmoonw 8 years
We just started using one for prepared foods or things that are eaten raw, and one for raw meats and whatnot. I don't know why we didn't do this before!
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 8 years
I only one cutting board!
KMattes KMattes 8 years
I don't eat (or prepare) meat, so no need.
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