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garlic odor in fridge

Posted by aren (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 25, 02 at 15:41

I had a large box of garlic bread in my freezer. While I was away from home, there was a power outage and the bread defrosted leaving a garlic smell in the freezer. I wiped the freezer with soap and water and put baking soda in but the smell persists and now it has seeped down to the fridge. When I open the fridge door I smell garlic. What can I do??
TIA Robin


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RE: garlic odor in fridge

I've never tried this in the fridge, but used coffee grounds left out in a dish will absorb odors. That's bailed me out more than once. Brew a pot of coffee as usual, then just take the filter out and leave the grounds (filter and all) on a plate in the fridge for several hours and see how that works out.


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RE: garlic odor in fridge

Wash interior of fridge with bleach/water solution. Coffee grounds, baking soda, and activated charcoal from the pet store are frequently recommended for absorbing odors.


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RE: garlic odor in fridge

along with the other suggestions. After you have cleaned, with whatever you decide to clean with, rub down the entire surface with vinegar. Good Luck!!!!!!


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