FoodDoes your entire house smell like fried fish? Here's an easy fix

Does your entire house smell like fried fish? Here's an easy fix

Fried fish
Fried fish
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10:42 AM EST, December 8, 2023

With Christmas just around the corner, the rich scent of fried fish will soon fill our homes. However, let's face it, this aroma isn't always the most pleasant. It can be overpowering for some people, to the extent that they can't spend even the briefest moment in the kitchen. Thankfully, there's a simple solution for this.

An effective aromatic blend can quickly neutralize the smell of fried fish. Your guests won't detect that just moments ago, there was a freshly fried carp or another type of fish sizzling in the pan. The best part? This aromatic decoction is a breeze to prepare, yet the advantages are immense. Not only will it mask the fishy odor, but it will also generate a wonderful aroma that fills your entire home, leaving a longer-lasting impression.

Make fish frying a breeze with this scent-covering decoction

The process is remarkably simple. Begin by boiling water in a pot. As it comes to a boil, add cloves, a hint of cinnamon, and a spruce twig. Next, throw in slices of orange and lemon. Simmer everything on low heat. In just a short while, a delightful aroma will pervade your home, leaving no trace of any fishy smells from your kitchen.

This remedy will instantly fill your home with the scent of Christmas, seeing as cinnamon, cloves, and oranges are quintessential festive season fragrances. Plus, these are key ingredients for creating mulled wine too. But this time, you can harness them for a different purpose - to banish the odor from frying fish, making it perfect for use even on Christmas Eve. Envision Carol singing and gift exchanges happening in an ambiance filled with the warming, the spicy-citrus scent of cloves, cinnamon, and citrus. Could there be anything more enchanting?

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