If you’re having trouble opening the jar yourself, a TikTok user may have found a solution.
Paul Treyvaud, Irish restaurant owner and multimedia lifestyle presenter for Treyvaud Travels and Treyvauds Kitchen, showed his followers how to spoon off stubborn jar lids. .
“This is a great tip for people with arthritis, the elderly, and people with weak hands,” Treyvaud said at the beginning of the video, released December 20, 2022.
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Treyvaud explained that by placing the tip of the utensil under the lid, you can use a household spoon to open any size jar.
“The reason these jars are so hard to open is very simple: it’s because of the suction when closing the jars, which makes it difficult,” Travor said in the video.
“Take a teaspoon, teaspoon, and go into one of the grooves … on the edge of the jar and under the lid, and listen,” he added.
He demonstrated the Spoon Hack with a pickle jar, showing how the lid is unsealed.
Treyvaud simply twisted the lid, prompting viewers to share the video. This allows people to minimize waste and save money instead of buying jar opening tools.
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“I’m using it for you. It’s great! Thanks for sharing,” one TikTok user wrote to Treyvaud in the comments section on Jan. 7.
“2023 is going to be a good year. I learned something on the first day,” joked another user on New Year’s Day. “Plus you can learn 364 tricks.”
TikTok content creators tested Treyvaud’s hack on camera.
Dustin Hadley, the TikTok user behind the @That40yearguy account, who had over 699,400 followers at the time of publication, attempted a hack at his home on January 10 with a jar of sauce.
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“You tell me for 40 years I had to let my wife open the jar [yet] Hadley said in a 38-second video:
Hadley used a teaspoon to lift the jar lid from where the groove was built in. The lid came off easily.
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“Please don’t show this to my daughter, I still want to be helpful lol,” a TikTok user jokingly wrote on Thursday, Jan. 12.
“I wonder why people don’t know that,” commented another user. [a] a knife instead [a] spoon. “
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Fox News Digital reached out to Treyvaud and Hadley for comment.