posted on Dec, 11 2015 @ 08:52 PM
Tonight I prepared an enormous batch of chile sauce using dried chiles. It was a varied assortment of southwest, medium/mild chile (cascavel, ancho,
hatch, and pasilla). The darker ones tend to be quite sticky, so the spicy pepper sticks to your fingers, and under your fingernails, badly.
Usually, i am left just having to suffer through the occasional eye itch where i forget to not scratch my eyes, and the subsequent 20 minutes of
Tonight i decided to try something: butter. I washed my hands (they were extra sticky this time due to the quantity i did) with regular Dawn. then
i grabbed a few tblsp of butter, and used it just like the grease remover stuff you get in a garage, scrubbing hard (especially under the nails).
Repeated, then washed my hands with Dawn again to get rid of any leftover butter.
Worked really, really well. I can scratch my eyes without any signs of burning.