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Fish is delicious and nutritious, but it can really make your home stink sometimes, here is a tip on how to get rid of fish smell in your home.
Preparation time:
5 min
Cooking Time:
2 h
Ready In:
2 h 5 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

How to Get Rid of Fish Smell in Your Home - Portuguese Recipes

How to Get Rid of Fish Smell in Your Home

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Sun, Aug 1, 2021, 09:48
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1 cup of water3 cinnamon sticks1 orange peel
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    • If you turned on the kitchen fan while the fish cooks.
    • Hanged a wet towel on the stove and left it while the fish cooked.
    • Tightly wrapped the leftover fish and put it away.
    • Took out the trash, but you can still smell the fish, try this:
    1. Heat a small pot with about 1 cup of water and add the 3 cinnamon sticks and the orange peel.
    2. Once it comes to a boil, turn down the temperature and let it simmer.

    This also works with bacon and other foods.

    Good luck.

    Recipe Credit: Paula Costa
    Photo Credit: creativehealthyfamily.com


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    Wayne Alves
    Wayne Alves - 2021-08-01 23:12:28
    I only cook fish outside.

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