Viral jar lid trick may have you ditching jar opener gadgets: How to do it

If you’re struggling to open a jar by yourself, TikTok customers may have discovered an answer.

Paul Treyvaud, an Irish restaurant proprietor and multimedia way of life presenter of Treyvaud Travels and Treyvauds Kitchen, confirmed his followers how to take away a lid from a hard-to-open jar with a spoon, and the video has gone viral with others testing out the hack.

“People with arthritis, people that are elderly, people who don’t have strength in their hands, this is a huge tip for you,” Treyvaud mentioned at first of his video, which was printed on Dec. 20, 2022.

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Treyvaud defined {that a} family spoon can be utilized to open a jar of any dimension when the utensil’s tip is positioned underneath the lid, the place a “groove” is in-built and sits flush with the jar’s mouth.

“The reason why it’s so hard to open these jars is very, very simple. It’s because of the suction when they close it and that’s what’s making it hard,” Treyvaud mentioned in his video. 

Food jars can generally be powerful to open if one does not get a robust grip on the lid.
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“Get a little teaspoon, a small spoon, go into one of the grooves … on the edge of the jar and underneath the lid, and listen,” he added.

He demonstrated the spoon hack with a jar of pickles and confirmed the lid’s seal being launched. 

Treyvaud twisted the lid off with ease and urged viewers to share the video, so folks can reduce waste and get monetary savings as a substitute of shopping for jar-opening instruments.

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“I use that because of you and it’s fantastic! Thank you so much for sharing,” one TikTok person wrote to Treyvaud within the feedback part on Jan. 7.

“2023 is going to be a good year, learned something on the first day,” one other person joked on New Year’s Day. “364 more tricks to learn.”

Some people rely on jar opener tools to twist off jar lids.

Some folks depend on jar opener instruments to twist off jar lids.
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Content creators on TikTok have examined Treyvaud’s hack on digicam.

Dustin Hadley, the TikTok person behind the @That40yearguy account, which has greater than 699,400 followers on the time of publication, tried the hack at residence with a sauce jar on Jan. 10.

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“You’re telling me for 40 years I had to get my wife to open a jar [yet] I could’ve been doing this,” Hadley mentioned in his 38-second video. “Ain’t no way.”

Hadley used a teaspoon to raise the jar lid from the place the groove is in-built, and the lid popped off with ease.

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“Don’t show my girl this, I still want to be useful lol,” a TikTok person jokingly wrote on Thursday, Jan. 12.

“I’m wondering why people don’t know that,” one other person commented. “I sometimes use [a] knife also instead of [a] spoon.”

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Fox News Digital reached out to Treyvaud and Hadley for remark.

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