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Garlic odor and jalapeno burn on hands

CocoaNut Sep 17, 2010 03:07 PM

Heard an interesting remedy today involving garlic odor and jalapeno burn on hands. Rub hands and fingers on stainless steel. A woman doing a cooking demo swore that it works. She said she uses the divider between her kitchen sink, but stainless doo-dads resembling a bar of soap are available. I suppose that means All-Clad should do the trick also.

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  1. Jay2512 RE: CocoaNut Sep 17, 2010 03:09 PM

    Yeah, that tricks works.

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      moptop27 RE: CocoaNut Aug 31, 2011 04:21 PM

      the burning on hands,I tried Lime juice and it worked,did everything else,but nothing helped,it was from onions,thought my hands were on fire,so after you wash and wash,that when I did the lime.

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        chocolatejam RE: CocoaNut Sep 18, 2011 10:32 AM

        rubbing alcohol also works.

        1. sunshine842 RE: CocoaNut Sep 18, 2011 10:43 AM

          anything stainless will work -- I use a soup spoon.

          Dunno why -- just know it does.

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            pine time RE: CocoaNut Sep 18, 2011 01:57 PM

            I just rub my hands all around my sink. Works for me.

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