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Old 07-24-2019, 05:28 PM   #21
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What I'm wondering is if hot water on fruits and vegetables do the same thing - open the membranes and bring in what's on the surface. That could be a little off putting when it comes to apples and peaches and other fruits.

Anybody know?
The skins of fruits and vegetables are not porous; they need to hold in water to prevent the seeds from drying out. You can wash them under cool running water. Don't use soap and commercial vegetable washes are a useless gimmick.
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Old 07-25-2019, 12:38 PM   #22
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On the other side of the coin, there are those who really get anal about washing food. I'm reminded of someone I knew who washed a whole chicken with water and dish soap.
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Old 07-25-2019, 09:04 PM   #23
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I washed last weeks watermelon.

Figure it couldn't do no harm;
Ate my peck years ago.
Worry about the youngsters though.
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Old 08-10-2019, 05:26 PM   #24
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The skins of fruits and vegetables are not porous; they need to hold in water to prevent the seeds from drying out. You can wash them under cool running water. Don't use soap and commercial vegetable washes are a useless gimmick.

Got it. Thank you!
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Got it. Thank you!
You're welcome. I hope you're feeling better.
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You're welcome. I hope you're feeling better.
Much better, thank you!
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