4. Use spices to deodorize bottles for reuse
You’d like to reuse those wonderful wide-mouthed pickle jars, but simply washing them with soap and water doesn’t get rid of the pickle smell. What to do? Add 1 teaspoon dry mustard to 1 litre water, fill the jar, and let it soak overnight. It’ll smell fresh by morning. This solution banishes the odour of tomatoes, garlic, and other foods with strong scents.