When the pears had firmness in the range of 4 to 6 lb, a "cooking ring" of 0.61 mm thickness was found in the perimeter of the peeled
pears, but the cooking ring with IR peeling was less than that observed with lye peeling.
Tomato processors whose product line includes premium whole peeled
or diced tomatoes are especially likely to prefer lye peeling because of that better surface finish on the fruit.
16 asparagus spears, peeled
and blanched, trim reserved
1/4-inch piece gingerroot, peeled
and finely chopped
2 Russet potatoes, peeled
, and cut into 2 1 1/2-inch diameter cylinders
1 medium jicama, peeled
and sliced into five 3X3X 1/8-inch thick slices
1 small Vidalia onion, peeled
and cut into 6 1/4-inch slices
The paler the cinnamon the better; this is a sign that the bark has been peeled
from young shoots.
1 carrot, peeled
and diced plus 2 tablespoons small diced carrots, blanched
3 pounds sweet Maui onions, peeled
and sliced into wedges [*]
2 bunches cardoons, peeled
, halved, and reserved in acidulated water
3 problano chilies, roasted, peeled
, seeded, and sliced into thin strips [*]