11/19/2012 08:33 am ET Updated Jan 18, 2013

How To Get Rid Of Burnt Popcorn Smell

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For 20 years, Bruce Lubin and his wife Jeanne have been collecting tips and hints to save time, money, and make everyday tasks easier. Their book "Who Knew?"by TeleBrands includes thousands of money-saving secrets for cooking, cleaning, and all around your home. We are republishing a fabulous cleaning tip from the book on how to remove the popcorn smell smell from your home.

Saving money starts at home, and the tips in this section will give you simple ways to make your money go further both inside and outside your home. As you move from room to room, you'll discover how to affordably clean your home using all-natural, homemade cleaners; get rid of any kind of stain on the planet; organize like a whiz; keep your car at its best; and perform simple household repairs. You'll be amazed by some of our surprising solutions for your most stubborn parties.

Too bad you didn't know about this back in college when you made popcorn in the dorm lounge. A tea bag in water (even a used one) placed in the microwave for a minute is all you need to eliminate that unidentified stale smell in there.

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