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Just a word of warning! We cooked Sainsbury's caramelised onion sausages in the van in a ridgemonkey with the lid closed, and two weeks later we're still trying to get rid of the smell in the pop up! School boy error!

Doh!
 
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I’m told cut an onion in half and leave it there if you don’t use the van as a dayly apparently according to the wife it absorbs the smells????
 
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WelshGas

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Just a word of warning! We cooked Sainsbury's caramelised onion sausages in the van in a ridgemonkey with the lid closed, and two weeks later we're still trying to get rid of the smell in the pop up! School boy error!

Doh!
So what do you do at home? Open a window. Same thing in the van and you have 3 to choose from in the roof,
 
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We once cooked lamb chops, roof up and window open, but the smell lingered for months - not good.
Never again - Lamb outside on the Cadac.
Its strange however that we have made and cooked all sorts of other things in Cali including curries, sometimes with the roof down and window closed, without the smell lingering the same.
Before anyone says anything about using gas with the windows closed it was on a small electric induction hob.
 
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I confess to still not even lighting the hob so as new (Shock horror) We picked the new van up on the first of March but due to house extension building commitments, we did not use it until our annual three week trip to ML Europe in June, the weather was so good I always cooked outside and have done since on all the weekends away.
There's a full gas bottle and unused hob, and now its gone unused for so long I cant seem to pop its cherry :eek:
Before you have a go, I can see me using it as we are planning to do more winter camping. But its going to be emotional.
 
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You will certainly need too for them morning brews ;) in the winter
 
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So what do you do at home? Open a window. Same thing in the van and you have 3 to choose from in the roof,
Helps with condensation too - especially this time of year. Win, win. I love simple solutions, more so when they solve two or more problems.
 
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We once cooked lamb chops, roof up and window open, but the smell lingered for months - not good.
Never again - Lamb outside on the Cadac.
We rarely grill lamb chops at home for a similar reason. I usually go outside and cadac them (can "Cadac" be verbed?)
 
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Light a proper chefs candle and leave for a good few hours. Always works.
 
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We rarely grill lamb chops at home for a similar reason. I usually go outside and cadac them (can "Cadac" be verbed?)
Had a similar problem years ago cooking Smoked bacon in a campervan. Bacon was delicious but destroyed a new sleeping bag, for some reason the smoked aroma could not be removed from the fabric.
On the other point; Hoover-Hoovered, Xerox-Xeroxed. Cadac-Cadaced?:confused:
 
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Had a similar problem years ago cooking Smoked bacon in a campervan. Bacon was delicious but destroyed a new sleeping bag, for some reason the smoked aroma could not be removed from the fabric.
On the other point; Hoover-Hoovered, Xerox-Xeroxed. Cadac-Cadaced?:confused:
Surely a proper noun verbed is spelled without capitalisation: Hoover-hoovered, Xerox-xeroxed, Cadac-cadaced, then there's the pronunciation of cadaced. I prefer cad-aced.
 

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