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I have a peeler that I've been using for a while. It's gotten quite rusty and dirty. Of course, I can toss it at this point and start with a new peeler... But is there any way to clean it? Anything I can soak it in that would remove the rust?

  • what kind of peeler is it? – ElendilTheTall May 17 '12 at 9:13
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    With your next peeler, rinse it and dry it after every use and it will last a very long time. – nico May 17 '12 at 9:40
  • Related: cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/22107/… – Mien May 17 '12 at 9:41
  • @nice - thanks. I rinse it, but I imagine it's the drying part that's the problem... – clueless May 17 '12 at 14:44
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Soak in a mild borax solution. fill the sink and throw in gummed up juicers, colanders and tea-stained spoons as well.

If your kitchen is humid, a bit of an oil rub after thorough drying should slow down the rust.

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