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Home-made dishwasher powder

July 6, 2010 | Filed under Kitchen hygiene and habits

Have you ever worried about the caustic content of  your store bought dishwasher powder?  Did it occur to you that you could make your own dishwasher powder?   Well, you can and it’s not hard. Try this one … …Read more

How to remove nasty smells in the freezer

June 9, 2009 | Filed under Kitchen hygiene and habits

You’ve had an extended power outage and your freezer was full of food that has gone bad and left a nasty lingering odour.

The best way to deal with this is to remove and throw away all the food. Even if individual items don’t smell, there is a food poisoning hazard and no food from the freezer should be eaten. …Read more

How to remove nasty smells in the fridge

June 8, 2009 | Filed under Kitchen hygiene and habits

If you cut up an onion or garlic and leave it in the fridge, the oniony or garlicky smell can take over and taint other foods in the fridge.  Or if you leave something in the fridge for too long and it goes mouldy, other foods will get tainted. Fish is another smell that is hard to shift.

And if you turn the power off and leave the fridge door closed …Read more

Removing unpleasant smells from your kitchen

April 21, 2009 | Filed under Kitchen hygiene and habits

If you have cooked fish, onions or some other strong smelling food, you may find the smell lingers for some time.  …Read more

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