How to get rid of smells from cooking round the house


How to get rid of cooking smells.

Cooking usually leaves behind strong odors especially when ingredients like fish , locust beans, greasy (oily) foods….. are involved. These strong smells can be choking; they usually linger on long after cooking is done with , they even become stale and unpleasant after a while. They are most especially embarrassing when we have to entertain guests not so long after cooking.

However , here are a few things you can do to curb and get rid of these after cooking smells Place bowls of baking soda /white vinegar  at various spots around the kitchen overnight after cooking;  these would absorb the odor.


how to get rid of cooking smells

  1. Boil nice smelling spices (like ginger, grapefuit / lemon/ orange peels, cinnamon sticks and cloves) in water, these give off nice aromas that will in turn absorb the residual smell from cooking.
  2.  Turn on one or more scented candles ; scented candles usually come with nice fragrances that can replace unpleasant smells.
  3. Clean up immediately you finish up with cooking to reduce grease and oil build up.
  4. Ventilation – Open up windows for cross ventilation before and after cooking, air conditioners and air purifiers are also a good way to get rid of bad smells.
how to get rid of cooking smells

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We hope these help you reclaim your homes from strong smells that come from cooking the delicious meals you love !

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