Home Cooking Tips & Advice
your own fruit & vegetable wash
You can easily
make your own fruit & vegetable wash for cleaning produce
if you don't want to purchase a commercially available veggie
For hard skinned
fruits and vegetables, such as apples or peppers:
Fill a clean spray
bottle with equal parts of water and vinegar. Spray on fruits
and vegetables, let sit for a minute, then rinse well. You
may want to rub it in if the surface is a bit textured.
For softer fruits
and vegetables, such as lettuce or berries:
Fill your sink
or large bowl with equal parts of water and white vinegar.
Submerge fruits and vegetables, swishing around as needed
and allowing to soak for 1-2 minutes. Drain and rinse.