View Full Version : Dried apricots
06-30-2005, 05:16 PM
Last year some time, my naturopath mentioned that if you soak dried apricots (you know the kind that have sulphar added to them to keep them that orange colour) in apple cider vinegar, that it actually lifts off some of the sulphar or something.
Just wondering if anyone else has heard of this? Does it have any merrit? Or is it just my naturopath's wishful thinking? :)
06-30-2005, 06:57 PM
Personally, I'm thinking it's wishful thinking and I wouldn't chance it. Can't say for sure though. (about whether it's true or not. Can say for sure, I wouldn't chance it.)
06-30-2005, 10:44 PM
yeeah , I agree w/ revvell - dont chance it , buy the unsulphured type or dry them yourself .
07-01-2005, 01:25 AM
Well, even if it did work, who would want to eat apricots soaked in vinegar, YUCK!!!!
Anyway, I have never heard of this. and sulfates are way too toxic to chance, besides you can buy fresh apricots now and dehydrate yourself for alot cheaper than the dried sulfited year old ones in the store.
07-01-2005, 01:32 AM
I have heard something similar but when I gave it a bit of thought I reasoned that if you look at a dried apricot,(with sulpher or what ever its called) its that bright color all the way through, that means the chemical had to have gone all the way through to keep it that color otherwise youd have brown patches like when it dries normaly, so even if vinegar did work youd have to have it penetrate every fibre of the apricot, and that would taste revolting,
at least thats what I think but Im just guessing.
07-01-2005, 01:33 AM
Well, even if it did work, who would want to eat apricots soaked in vinegar, YUCK!!!!.
GOOD POINT ,LOL - Flew right past me :rolleyes:
07-01-2005, 06:42 AM
Silly Question Alert:
So I want to dry my own apricots....do they cut them in half or just dry 'em whole? I don't see cut marks in dried apricots from the store.
07-01-2005, 06:54 PM
Cut in half.
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