Veggie spray

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  1. koukouvagia

    koukouvagia

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    Do you use a spray to wash your veggies?  I made one a few weeks ago using water, white vinegar and a little baking soda in a spray bottle.  But now it's starting to smell like it's gone bad.  Did it go bad?  What is a better veggie spray I can make at home?
     
  2. roritacandy

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     I've never even heard of such a spray to be honest. Is there a huge difference between that spray and washing them simply with water?
     
  3. koukouvagia

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    I'm sure many people would think that washing with water is enough.  But when I eat vegetables raw I like to give them a careful wash, especially leafy greens.  Vinegar does a very good job at cleaning vegetables.  

    I threw out my vinegar/baking soda solution yesterday because it smelled off.  But I do have a cleaning solution that I've made by steeping orange and lemon rinds in white vinegar.  I use this solution to clean my counter tops and even my stove (works great).  So I spritzed it on my veggies yesterday for lack of anything else haha.
     
  4. roritacandy

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    Interesting! Never thought of the possibility to wash veggies that way. But I might want to try that out!
     
  5. scott livesey

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    the vinegar and baking soda react, foaming and making carbon dioxide.  not sure what the left over product would be, but funky smells is not out of the question.