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Went out and left a saucepan on :O

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springydaffs Mon 03-Oct-11 08:34:55

Brown rice - completely forgot!

Any tips on how to get rid of the acrid smell (largely only in the kitchen, thankfully)?

I also want to save the expensive saucepan - any tips on how to clean it without too much elbow grease ?

DoesBuggerAll Mon 03-Oct-11 08:47:41

Cup of washing powder plus a little water. Leave to soak overnight. Then attack with steel wool. Shifts most things.

homeaway Mon 03-Oct-11 09:07:37

Washing powder in the pan of water and let it simmer for a while but dont forget it. No idea how to get rid of smell other than opening the windows wide smile

Fluffycloudland77 Mon 03-Oct-11 16:47:04

Caustic soda for the pan, if its not coated with anything eg teflon.

springydaffs Thu 06-Oct-11 17:39:00

Thanks for the tips. Managed to save the saucepan but the house is still horribly whiffy sad

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