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My wood cutting board smells. HELP!

nader | Apr 8, 2007 08:38 PM

So here's the thing. I've got 3 wood cutting boards: one for stinky onions and garlic, one for fruits, and one for "extra". Problem is, the onion and garlic one usually gets used for veggies and sometimes, fruits. When that happens, all of the foods cut on the board stink to high heaven. (Or is it hell??)

Does anyone have any ideas as to how to get rid of the smell? I've used lemon juice, but to no avail. And yes, I do wash the board with soap and hot water after each use.

Also, when I do finally decide to buy a new board, what can I do to stop the funky smells from getting deep into the wood?

Thanks for all the help!
Nader

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