How to open a jar
Taking to TikTok to share the genius hack, KC Davis (aka@domesticblisters) revealed you can use a bottle opener to loosen the lid, which means no more wanting to throw tight-lidded jars across the room.
Captioning her TikTok video, KC writes: “I was 36 years old when I realised.” And she wasn't the only one.
Here's how she does it.
Step-by-step instructions: opening a stubborn jar lid
- Grab the jar you're having trouble opening to the lid.
- Get your bottle opener and use it to lift up a corner of the lid to let some air out.
- Now try and twist the lid.
- Voila! You are done. Your stubborn jar lid is open.
Using the bottle opener to lift open the lid releases some of the pressurised air from the jar, making it very easy to open.
"I’m almost 38"
Fans absolutely loved this jar opener hack, with the video gaining over 12,000 shares and 6,000 comments.
Many people thanked KC for sharing this hack.
"Well damn I’m almost 38 and just learned this," said one commenter.
Another said: “I've almost broken so many knives trying to do this thank youuuuuu.”
“But then I don’t get to take out my aggression from the day smacking the edge of the lid with a butter knife,” joked another.
Other people shared how they like to get the lid off jars.
“I just stab the top with a knife,” said one person.
Another wrote: “You can also just tap the edge of the lid on your countertop in a few places and that'll do it too.”
“You’re supposed to hit it all around the top with a spoon!” another person added.
A few people mentioned “burping” the jar to help release the lid.
“You gotta smack the bottom of it and “burp” it.”
Best jar opener
If you struggle with lots of stubborn jar lids, products like this under-cabinet jar opener are designed to help with that.
Alternatively, this jar opener comes highly rated on Amazon. The Otstar jar opener is a practical and easy-to-use tool designed to help seniors, people suffering from arthritis, and anyone with low strength open a wide variety of jar and bottle lids easily.
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