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There were some beans left on my sink for a few days in a pot, i come home and i see them well im washing dishes and the pot has white furry black coating on it! what is this? is it mold!? or just expired beans?

Help me!? should i throw the pot out or what shall i do?

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Jessicaivette10

Asked by Jessicaivette10 at 1:39 PM on Aug. 8, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • It's mold. I would think that if you clean it well enough, it should be fine to keep.
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 1:40 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • It's mold. Just give it a really good cleaning.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 1:40 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • Mold
    aliceinalgonac

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 1:40 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • YES IT IS MOLD MAKE SURE U USE BLEACH
    evette311

    Answer by evette311 at 1:40 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • Mold, wash it well with very warm water and maybe a little bleach (cap full per gallon of water) and you will be okay. :)
    Memigen

    Answer by Memigen at 1:42 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • Probably both. That's usually what happens when something is left too long and with the warmer weather and all.Nothing some really good soap and water can cure and clean. If you have a special pot cleaner, it wouldn't hurt to use it on it.
    CafeMochaMom1

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 1:43 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • i can't use bleach because it gives me breathing problems. So just give it a good wash?
    Jessicaivette10

    Comment by Jessicaivette10 (original poster) at 1:43 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • Solumel and water. It's a nontoxic cleaner that you can use, even people with asthma can use it.
    atowers

    Answer by atowers at 1:48 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • Mold! just use HOT water and dish soap to clean.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 1:50 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

  • I agree with just hot water and soap. If you are worried about sanitizing it after it is washed fill with water and boil. That will sanitize it without chemicals.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 1:52 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

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