First off, let's clean some stuff. So we know with all the Monsanto and organic arguments, oh and also e-coli outbreaks that washing veggies is a necessity. And our store has all kinds of things to buy and spend our precious resources on.
There are a ton of veggie/fruit wash recipes. Here is the one I like at allrecipes.
So I prefer the soak method. I can fill and walk away until later. So I fill my washtub with cold water and add an estimated quarter cup of white
Vinegar with about 2 tablespoons of salt. And let soak for 15 minutes.
Now the thing to realize is there is a pretty list of dirty food and good ones. I have spent years ignoring it, but I must arm myself with its knowledge.
12 Most Contaminated
- Sweet Bell Peppers
- Grapes (Imported)
12 Least Contaminated
- Sweet Corn (Frozen)
- Sweet Peas (Frozen)
- Kiwi Fruit
As, always wanting to feed my family well, without debt.