How To Clean the Smell Out of Food Jars?

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Q: I recently stumbled on your site and have been loving all the tips! I was wondering if you might be able to give a little advice for cleaning the smell out of old food jars? I've saved tons of jars from pickles and other odds and ends but no matter how much I wash them they still end up with a funky smell! Any thoughts? Thanks!

Asked by Jordan

Editor: Jordan, we've written a couple posts on this that should help you out!

10 Simple Uses for Spaghetti Jars
How To Remove Jar Labels and Odors
Simple Green: Use Empty Food Jars For Your Bulk Items (note: read the comments!)

Readers, what are your cleaning and deodorizing suggestions for Jordan?

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