Keeping Cutting Boards Clean

At the point when looking on the web to discover what sort of cutting square or board you ought to buy, you will discover a variety of sites debating whether wood or plastic is better or cleaner. As I would like to think, the length of you are dealing with your cutting board effectively, either alternative is similarly sterile. I claim and utilize both a plastic and wood board. The distinction, to me, is that my plastics are effectively replaceable, though my wood has remained with me for quite a while and is a valuable kitchen apparatus, as well as the ideal highlight piece for the plan of my kitchen. With the end goal for you to settle on an informed buy choice, I will advise you of the potential points of interest and drawbacks of both sorts of sheets and clarify how you can ensure that it remains sterile.

Plastic v. Wood Cutting Boards


The Plastic fans highlight the simplicity of dealing with a plastic board instead of wood. For instance, a plastic cutting board can be utilized as a part of the dishwasher, while a wood board ought not. They additionally call attention to that since plastic is non-permeable; it is more averse to retain any microscopic organisms from the nourishment (debasing the following sustenance that is utilized on the cutting board). Plastic sheets likewise have a value advantage over wooden cutting sheets.


Wood cutting sheets regularly stall out with the awful rep of engrossing microbes – in any case, examines have found that the microscopic organisms that gets consumed by the wood does not get by in the wood, so it won’t taint future nourishment. As I would like to think, a wood board is justified regardless of the additional cash since it is a speculation.

Dealing with your wood cutting board

As I would like to think, everybody ought to claim no less than one plastic and one wood cutting board. I don’t trust that either is “unsanitary” the length of you knows the right approach to deal with them. Here are a couple of rules that I have realized with regards to dealing with your hacking sheets.

Before utilizing a wood cleaving piece or load up, I prescribe flavoring it to shield from reclosing, scents, and microbes later on. “Flavoring” comprises of applying warm oil to the surface to be consumed by the wood. Following 6 hours, wipe off any residual oil that wasn’t assimilated and you’re prepared to go.

Your board ought to be cleaned as often as possible (and particularly in the wake of cutting any crude meat). It can be cleaned with high temp water and cleanser or vinegar as a disinfectant. Different choices are hydrogen peroxide or even weakened dye. At the point when washing your wood cutting board, it ought to never be left submerged in water. Since wood is permeable, it can splash up water, which could prompt to breaking when it dries.