How to Wash Fruits and Vegetables


The Just A Pinch Test Kitchen shows how to wash fruits and veggies.

First, make sure to wash your hands with warm soapy water.
First, make sure to wash your hands with warm soapy water.

Use cold water to wash produce. If your produce is loose, a...
Use cold water to wash produce. If your produce is loose, a colander is great to use. Simply run the colander under cold water. Once rinsed, dry with a clean paper towel.

If washing the outside of a tough surface, like potatoes, run cold...
If washing the outside of a tough surface, like potatoes, run cold water and use a scrubber to get excess dirt off.

For vegetables like broccoli or lettuce, place them in a bowl with...
For vegetables like broccoli or lettuce, place them in a bowl with cold water and soak for 1 - 2 minutes.


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