Asked on Jul 14, 2019

How do I wash apples?

Debbie KMaura WhiteDwp7470b


5 answers
  • Alexis @ Chemistry Cachet
    on Jul 14, 2019

    RInse apple with warm water, then mix about 1 tbsp lemon juice and 1 tbsp of baking soda in a gallon of water. Add apples to this mix, then scrub them. Rinse again.

  • Only wash the amount you will eat in the next day or two as they will spoil faster.

  • Dwp7470b
    on Jul 14, 2019

    This depends on the byproduct. If you are baking a Pie or apple dumpling you can peel them before you wash them and wash the peeled result In a Colander. Otherwise if you are leaving on the skin, and not Slicing them you wash them with peels.

    If slices with Peels are the Desired result, you should wash after you slice, not Before.

  • Maura White
    on Jul 14, 2019

    You can mix 1 part vinegar, 3 parts water, and some lemon essential oils and soak them in that for 5 minutes and rinse

  • Debbie K
    on Jul 15, 2019

    Hi Judy, because of the pesticides being used now, holding an apple under running water for a few seconds isn't enough to get rid of the pesticides on its skin, new research says. Your best bet is to soak your fruit in a baking soda solution — for 12 to 15 minutes. And if you're really concerned, of course, you can always peel your apples

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