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Do you "soak" your fruits? *updated!*

Posted by on Feb. 4, 2013 at 11:24 PM
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Here’s How-To:
(I came up with my own ratio that works for me)

Make sure your sink is very clean. 
(UPDATE:  I have been getting a lot of comments about sinks being so dirty.  Sure they can be.  I wash my dishes and clean my kitchen from my sink, so I’m careful to make sure my sink is clean.  Obviously.)

Fill a sink halfway with lukewarm water .
Add 1 cup of white vinegar.
Mix.
Add your fruit. Don’t over fill your sink with fruit.
Soak for about 10 minutes.
Rinse well.

The Result: Clean.  Fruit.

Does this not make your fruit soggy? I'm interested in this...but I don't understand how soaking them for 10 minutes doesn't make them yucky.


Update:

I did it today! I soaked apples and strawberries for about 10 minutes. The water was SO nasty!

by on Feb. 4, 2013 at 11:24 PM
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e-doolittle
by Kelly on Feb. 5, 2013 at 12:49 AM

Not sure I 've never done this.  bump!

darbyakeep45
by Darby on Feb. 5, 2013 at 5:33 AM

Interesting...never done this!

SabrinaLC
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 8:19 AM

interesting.

mypbandj
by Jen on Feb. 5, 2013 at 8:34 AM
I'd try it!
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ameraznkimko
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 9:11 AM
Yes I do this with my fruit..cleans the fruit and keeps them fresher longer..also gets rid of that nasty wax on apples..I also add lemon essential oils sometimes and it does the same
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reneawesley
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 10:12 AM
Never tried it
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Amanda52007
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 10:17 AM
It doesn't make them mushy?


I think I'm gonna try it this week.


Quoting ameraznkimko:

Yes I do this with my fruit..cleans the fruit and keeps them fresher longer..also gets rid of that nasty wax on apples..I also add lemon essential oils sometimes and it does the same
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cleanaturalady
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 11:22 AM

I have a spray bottle of peroxide by the sink that I spray, rub and rinse my fruit and veggies with before I eat them. 

ameraznkimko
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Nope not at all:)


Quoting Amanda52007:

It doesn't make them mushy?


I think I'm gonna try it this week.


Quoting ameraznkimko:

Yes I do this with my fruit..cleans the fruit and keeps them fresher longer..also gets rid of that nasty wax on apples..I also add lemon essential oils sometimes and it does the same


fullxbusymom
by on Feb. 5, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Nope never. Although I don't wash my fruit either.

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