01/01/2013 10:10 am ET Updated Mar 03, 2013

Remove Odors From Kitchen In Minutes


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 the easiest way to remove odors from your kitchen.

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.

All sorts of nasty odors lurk in the kitchen, whether it's expired food, a lingering trash bad, or a mix of flavors still hanging around after a meal. Next time you've got a persistent stink, try out one of these quickie odor-killing tips.

  • Keep a few washed charcoal briquettes in a shallow dish on top of the refrigerator.
  • To eliminate refrigerator odors, leave a small cup of fresh coffee grounds on two shelves.
  • Deep-fry a small amount of cinnamon to chase all odors from your home.

Click through our slideshow to see other unique cleaning and organizing tips.

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