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Trying to Save a Burned Soup

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Q.†I was cooking some soup over the weekend and didn't watch it carefully enough. The soup burnt to the bottom of the pan and left a burnt taste and smell to the soup. Is it possible to remove the smell/taste and save some of the soup?

A.†This has happened to everyone, so donít feel too bad about it. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to fix it. If you catch something when itís just beginning to burn, you can often pour off and save whatís on top before the flavor permeates the whole pot. But once the smell and taste of the burn gets into the food, thereís no remedy. Sorry.

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