The Accidental Fruit Fly Trap

closeup of a fruit fly

After making a cucumber salad the other day, I accidentally left the apple cider vinegar open on the counter.  I came back a few hours later to find this:

bottle of captured fruit flies

A few days later (after I got over my initial, yuck!) the fruit flies that had been persistent for months were completely gone.  Now this coincided with the change to colder weather, so who knows for sure, but I’ll be trying this again next year with some cheaper or watered down vinegar!

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