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post #15 of (permalink) Old 01-31-2013, 01:44 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by homemadepopcorn View Post
I've had mild success with the oven method... It was hard to judge when the soil was actually dry and I ended up having to put 'bake' it two or three times. It didn't smell pleasant either.
I figured I would be doing the soak and dry process a few times. As far as the smell, I could care less. We'll see how it goes.

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