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Old 02-08-2008, 05:25 PM   #1
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Default Cleaning Fresh Fruit

How do you clean fresh fruit?
I have a recipe that calls for orange zest. It is added at the end of the boil and so maybe I should not worry about it. But I know fresh fruit has allot of pesticides, and I don't want that in the beer!
So what do I use to remove pesticide?

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Old 02-08-2008, 05:28 PM   #2
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Just cold water out of a sprayer is what I usually see recomended



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Old 02-08-2008, 05:32 PM   #3
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I use warm water and a green scrubby brush. Just give it a real good scrubbing. Put the orange in the fridge before you zest it... it helps firm up the fruit.

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Most places have that fruit and vege cleaner in their produce sections.

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water and a vegetable cleaning brush is all I use on something like an orange before I zest it.



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