How to Remove Onion Smell from Pans

Onion odour is tenacious and can spoil the next meal if it is still lingering in a pan. This article provides an easy way to remove the smell from pans.

Steps

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    Washing and dry the pans.
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    Scour the pans with common salt.
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    Place the pans on the stove until the salt is brown.
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    Shake often.
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    Wash the pans as usual.
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    Dry. The pans should now smell neutral.

Tips

  • Exchange your old pans for stainless steel; these pans do not absorb the odours.

Things You'll Need

  • Onion affected pans
  • Scourer
  • Stove
  • Salt

Sources and Citations

  • Sourced from Fowler's Household Helps, available in the public domain via Project Gutenberg. The eBook used for the source of this article is available for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

Article Info

Categories: Pots and Pans