Baltimore, MD - Dec. 9, 2021 - Got Fresh Strawberries? Here's How to Make Them Kosher!

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Strawberries (Fresh only; Frozen, cannot be washed and are required to have

a reliable hashgocho). Dried strawberries do not need checking.

1) Prepare a basin of detergent solution, using at least two tablespoons of

detergent per gallon of water.

2) Agitate the strawberries in the solution for 10-15 seconds.

3) Let the strawberries soak for at least one minute in the solution.

4) Rinse off each berry.

5) Repeat steps 1-4 a second time

6) The tops should be cut off

7) No further checking is required.