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Old 01-17-2009, 03:19 PM   #1
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I've known for years not to handle peppers and then touch my fingers to my eyes, nose, lips, etc. Now I've found a substance that should be kept away from the nose.

You see, I made some cavatapi with herbed tomato sauce and finished it with some truffle salt (a divine combibation of died truffle flakes and Italian Sea Salt). It's been a good half hour since I took that pinch of truffle salt and sprinkled it over the pasta. I have been doing computer stuff continuously since then. Well, as luck would have it, I felt a mild itch on my upper lip and scrated it with the index finger that had pinched the salt. As I said, it's truly wonderful stuff, in the right place that is. I will be smelling truffles for the next hour or two now. And to make things worse, I have to make cinamon rolls for a church pot-luck tomorrow. This stuff is going to mess up my ability to accurately taste test things.

Oh, woe is me.

Moral of the story; keep fingers that have been used with highly aromatic things away from the now and upper lip!

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Old 01-17-2009, 03:21 PM   #2
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What's wrong with a continuous aroma of truffles????

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Old 01-17-2009, 04:00 PM   #3
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I'll keep that tip in mind...thanks!!
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Old 01-17-2009, 04:16 PM   #4
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Just put a dab of cinnamon under your nose now
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Old 01-17-2009, 07:13 PM   #5
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Did you try the stainless under water trick? It always works with onions and garlic, wonder if it'd work with truffles?
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