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Washing a Large Number of Fingerlings

Q:

Is there an easy way to clean a large amount of fingerling potatoes? I'm going nuts trying to get enough for a large meal!

A:

I suppose there are several ways…I would place a layer or two in a flat, glassware-type wash tub or something similar that can hold the fingerlings intact but still allows for easy draining. These should easily handle 10-20 lbs. per tub. Then I would give them a good warm water rinsing with a medium-pressure nozzle, gently moving around with your free hand to ensure everything gets a good rinse; then allow the tray to drip-dry until needed for further prep.