x Eve Woman Wellness Readers Lounge Leisure and Travel My Man Bridal Health Relationships Parenting About Us Digital News Videos Opinions Cartoons Education E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise BULK SMS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
Login ×
BTV
VAS
DCX
RMS

How to get rid of the smell of eggs from utensils

Living - By Esther Muchene | April 12th 2020 at 11:00:00 GMT +0300
Eggs are very nutritious and have great benefits on your hair and skin (Photo: Shutterstock)

Eggs are one of the most nutritious foods to ever exist. And they’re not just good for the body. They have many benefits for your hair and skin too.

Nevertheless, eggs can be a little annoying. They tend to leave behind an off-putting eggy smell on any utensil that comes into contact with them. Sometimes that smell doesn’t come off easily. It lingers for days and it can be quite gross when the smell hits you just when you thought you were using a clean, fresh utensil.

You might need that extra touch to eliminate that smell and this is how.

1. Heat up some water

Cold water and soap isn’t always effective in clearing the smell of raw egg. What you can do is use hot water and you’ll have super clean utensils without any lingering smells. Heat up some soapy water in the utensil or even soak the utensils in the hot soapy water. You’ll definitely have fresh utensils by the time you’re done.

2. Vinegar

Vinegar isn’t only for your salad. It does a great job in dealing with the eggy utensils swiftly. Pour some vinegar into the utensil and swirl it around so that all areas are covered with the vinegar. Let the utensil soak for a few minutes then wash.

  1. READ MORE
  2. 1. How to make delicious scrambled eggs
  3. 2. Chef shares trick to making perfect scrambled egg using secret ingredient
  4. 3. Baby Drago’s Diary: Baby learns that eggs, not money, grow on trees

3. Lemons

Lemons are known to eliminate stubborn smells around the kitchen. You can use them to deodorize the fridge, the microwave and in this case, the stubborn egg smell from utensils. Squeeze some of the juice onto a cloth and wipe the utensil down. Let the juice settle for a few minutes then rinse it as usual.

The second way to eliminate the smell is by boiling the lemon peels in the utensil. This will get rid of the smell and disinfect the utensil at the same time.

Brew some coffee and then pour it into the utensils with the egg smell (Photo: Shutterstock)

4. Orange peels

Similar to lemons, orange peels can be used for the same purpose. They work best when you boil the peels in the pot or pan that smells like an egg. Once you’re done, just rinse and the smell is all gone

5. Baking soda

A Baking soda solution will also work well. The best way to do this is by preparing a mixture of some baking soda and water then dip the utensils in the solution. Let them sit in the solution for a few minutes and wash them once again with soap and water.

5. Gram flour

Wash the dish with soap and water then take some gram flour and rub it on the utensil. Ensure that all the areas are covered for best results. Let the flour settle on the utensil for a couple of minutes then rinse well.

Pour vinegar into the utensil and let it soak for a few minutes (Photo: Shutterstock)

5. Tea leaves

Yes, you read that right. You can soak some tea leaves in water or get some previously used tea leaves for this method. Drain the water if you’ve just soaked them and spread the pulp on the utensil. Cover all the affected areas and rub it in for a few minutes. Follow up by washing with soap and water.

6. Coffee brew

Although you won’t be drinking any coffee this time round, you’ll have cleared any unpleasant smells off your dishes. Put a few spoons of coffee in water and heat the mixture for a few minutes. Pour the coffee into the smelly utensil and let it settle for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash with soap and water when done. Or, you can soak some coffee in water for a few minutes and rub the mixture in the utensil. Rinse when done.

7. Sun drying

Another effective option is to sun-dry your utensils. The rays will kill any bacteria and deodorize your utensils as well. This is a simple and effective way to get rid of that eggy residue.

Be The First To Comment

Top Stories

Meghan Markle was suicidal in royal family but claims she wasn't allowed to get help
Entertainment - By Mirror


Confessions: We tried the 3x3 rule in our marriage and we've never been happier
Marriage Advice - By Mirror


Meghan Markle 'should have confided in' Prince Philip who also 'struggled to fit in'
Entertainment - By Mirror


More fuel to why Prince Charles is not Prince Harry's real father
Relationships - By Mirror


4 ways to break a soul tie
Relationships - By Jennifer Karina


4 ways you can treat a vaginal itch at home
Health - By Wanja Mbuthia


More fuel to why Prince Charles is not Prince Harry's real father
Relationships - By Mirror


The last words of Kyrzayda Rodriguez, famous fashion blogger who succumbed to cancer
Trendsetters - By Lolita Bunde


Stop that hair loss and stimulate growth with rosemary
Beauty - By Renee Wesonga


4 ways to break a soul tie
Relationships - By Jennifer Karina


Latest Stories

Woman’s murder linked to unrepaid loan and threatening texts
Living - By Audrey Masitsa


The price of beauty: in City of Love, some say roses harm the planet
Living - By Reuters


Woman spots mortifying error on CV after sending off job application
Living - By Mirror


Cobbler shares how you can fix broken zip at home in under 60 seconds
Living - By Mirror


Powerful gentlemen who quit their jobs, titles to support their spouses
Living - By Derrick Oluoch and Lolita Bunde


Beating Covid 'as good as a vaccine' with '90 per cent protection', study finds
Living - By Mirror


Former Destiny’s Child star LeToya Luckett announces divorce
Living - By Audrey Masitsa


How to cut Christmas Day coronavirus risk - from presents to games and dinner
Living - By Mirror


How to reduce Christmas stress and have a good time this year
Living - By Derrick Oluoch


Why you should write a will
Living - By Gardy Chacha


Stay Ahead!

Access premium content only available
to our subscribers.

Or Login With Your Standard Account
Support independent journalism

Please enter your email address to continue

Support independent journalism
×
Create An Account
Support independent journalism
I have an account Log in
Reset Password
Support independent journalism
Log in