Most of us were taught to wash our produce, but is rinsing with cold, running water - as the University of Minnesota Extension recommends - enough to kill all the germs? Apparently not!
According to to Livestrong.com, "A study published in 2003 in the Journal of Food Protection found that washing apples with a vinegar and water solution reduced salmonella on the outer skin significantly more than washing with water alone. Jack Bishop, editor of Cook's Illustrated, performed a similar experiment, and found that vinegar killed approximately 98 percent of bacteria on the surface of fresh fruits and vegetables."
So this is how you clean different types of fruits and veggies using vinegar: