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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Tuesday Tip: Use Cornstarch to Remove Oil from Leather

This isn't really a cooking tip, but I learned it as a result of a cooking accident.  My friend got peanut oil on her favorite leather boots while helping to deep fry a turkey.  She feared that the boots were ruined, but we turned to Google and learned to dump (not sprinkle, dump) a generous amount of corn starch into the stains.  The corn starch absorbed the oil.  You might need to repeat this process for a few days - but it works.

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