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Homemade Fruit & Vegetable Wash: Recipes & Tips
Posted By Tipnut On April 23, 2009 @ 11:45 am In Food Tips | 17 Comments
Mix ingredients listed below then pour in clean spray bottle. Spritz on fresh produce generously. Sit for 5 minutes then rinse off well.
1 cup water
1 cup vinegar
2 TBS baking soda
2 TBS lemon juice
Note: Make sure to first combine ingredients in deep container since there will be some fizzing action.
There are also these tips and recipes to try:
*Ensure the sink is thoroughly cleaned or use a plastic dishpan just for this purpose
Note: Rinse and allow to soak for a few minutes in clear water after treatment.
To Full Sinks (Water) Add…
**Note: After treating allow to sit for at least 10 mins in clear water.
Did You Know: You should wash the outsides of melons before cutting through them? If you don’t, the knife will drag the pesticides/dirt/bacteria from the outside rind into the melon as you cut. The outside rinds can carry some seriously nasty cooties. See Melons: Safe Handling Practices for Consumers  (pdf).
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