Fun Fact Friday

FunFactFriday
Garlic Image via Live to Eat

Happy Friday!  Yay, we made it!  I’m kicking off the weekend with a new series.  Every Friday I’ll post a little fun fact or tidbit that will (usually) be food related.  You may know some of these facts, but hopefully some of them will be new to you!  So let’s get started, shall we?

To get rid of the stinky smell on your hands after handling garlic or onions, rub your fingers against stainless steel under running water (your kitchen sink or a spoon could work).  The smell will come right off!

Have you tried this before?  I use this tip all the time – it really works!

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    Elle
    April 22, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    Wow neat-o! I'm gonna like this Fun Fact Fridays =D

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    Kim
    April 22, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    I never knew that, though I have seen those "steel cakes" they sell for this purpose. It makes sense that other types of stainless would work, too. Happy weekend 🙂

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    THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE
    April 22, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    Totally! It definitely does work. I used to freak out when my hands would smell like garlic. I have this stainless steel bar and it works like magic 🙂

    Love the idea of Fun Facts Friday 🙂

    Happy weekend! xoxo

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    Amanda
    April 22, 2011 at 3:21 pm

    Thank you for sharing this!!! I had onion smell on my hands for 24 hours (even after showering) last week. This will definitely help a ton 🙂 Happy Friday!

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    Ali @ His Birdie's Nest
    April 22, 2011 at 3:56 pm

    Huh? I would have never thought to do that, thanks 🙂

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    Chic 'n Cheap Living
    April 22, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    I do that all the time!

    Have a lovely weekend dear!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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    Vanessa
    April 22, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    I have never heard this before but I will be sure to try it! Thank you for sharing!

    Happy Weekend!!

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    Jessica
    April 22, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    I would never have guessed that!

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    Sugar
    April 22, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    Woah. Never know that. Love the idea of fun fact Friday!!

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    honey my heart
    April 22, 2011 at 8:06 pm

    ooo, that's so interesting! i will have to remember to try it next time i chop onions or garlic. happy friday!

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    Bonnie Joy
    April 22, 2011 at 8:33 pm

    Great tip! I cook with garlic all the time and have never been able to get the smell off my fingers, so this tip is going to be useful indeed!

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    Sandra
    April 22, 2011 at 10:35 pm

    Wonderful tip..how cool! I love photo of the garlic!!!:)) Have a fun weekend!

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    kelsey
    April 23, 2011 at 1:39 pm

    Definitely done that, it's crazy how well it works. But great tip!!

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    Kelly
    April 23, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    This is so useful! Though, I have to admit that I secret love the smell of garlic and kind of like having it on my fingers. Crazy??

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    lavenderpug
    April 24, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    i love this trick!

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    Josie
    April 25, 2011 at 8:43 am

    Genius little trick! Will deffo try it!

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    penga
    April 26, 2011 at 3:52 am

    definitely works, for lots of stinky smells!

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