31 Things You May Have Been Doing Wrong Your Entire Life
You probably already know many tricks that you use in your daily life, however, there are some that you also probably do not know. So, we are here today to show you some. Let’s get into it.
31 Things You Should Know
1. Clean Fingers
Next time you reach in a bag of Cheetos, make sure you have some chopsticks. This way your fingers will not be covered in cheese dust.
2. A Perfect Peel
Turn your banana upside down and you will never struggle again.
3. Cupcake Sandwich
We all know that cupcakes are super tasty, however, have you ever got an entire bit in your mouth without getting your face all with icing? In order to avoid this, turn your cupcakes into sandwiches before you do so.
4. Portion Control
If you are also one of those people that do not know how much pasta is enough when you make it, you should know that the little hole in the middle of the spaghetti ladle measures the perfect portion.
5. The Bobby Pin revelation
You have been putting bobby pins wrong your entire life. You just have to turn it around on the other side, that is how they stay in place.
6. The Ketchup Roll
You can always do what you have done so far and fill a couple of paper cups with ketchup, or you can roll out the top and fit more of the condiment in one serving.
7. A Secret Warmer
This does not go for all ovens. However, some lower drawers work as warmers. So, get your owner’s manual and see if yours has this function.
8. Pick Up the Tab
Stop breaking your nails to open a can of soda and let the top slot of a bottle opener do all the hard work.
9. The Magic 57
Instead of shoving a butter knife in the ketchup bottle and smacking the bottom of it with the palm of your hand tap the embossed 57 of the glass Heinz bottle that is below the neck.
10. Get a Grip
Have you ever put a juice box in a kid’s hands and watched as they squeezed a bit too hard and then the juice flies out of the straw? You can avoid this if you use the built-in handles located on each side of the box.
11. Bobbing for Straws
Keep the straw in place when you crack open an icy cold can of soda by rotating the tab and inserting the straw through the larger hole.
12. The Orange Opener
Follow this trick to peel and open an orange. Just cut from the sides and then in the middle, it will work like magic.
13. Feel the Heat
Next time you are heating up something in the microwave, create a small hole in the middle of the plate. This way the meal with be heated evenly.
14. Scribble Secrets
If you want to make sure that no one can read what you have written, do not scribble with a bunch of lines, just cover with different words and random letters.
15. Cool Down a Beverage
If you want to do it very fast, just wrap it with wet paper towels and put in the fridge for at least 15 minutes.
16. The Bread Saver
Avoid squishing a tasty, fluffy loaf of bread by flipping it upside down and cutting along its flat bottom. You will get the most perfect pieces.
17. Soft Serve Service
If you are tired of bending good spoons when you want a scoop of ice cream, store the tub in a Ziploc bag to keep it soft and easy to scoop.
18. Trusty Trash Can Trick
You can drill holes in the bottom of the garbage can to put and take out bags much easier.
19. Small Sink Solution
If you cannot fit a bucket underneath the tap in your sink, you can use a plastic dustpan as a funnel to fill it up on the floor.
20. Sandwich Guide
Make sure every corner of your sandwich is filled with tasty meaty goodness by ripping circular pieces in half and then cover every surface of the bread.
21. A Secret Warmer
There is a warmer drawer that can keep the food warm when you have cooked it. It is in the down part of your oven. Bear in mind not all ovens have this drawer.
22. A Fan Favorite
This will save your money and make your life better. Just switch the fat between winter and summer modes and it will move the air in the right direction.
23. Scientifically Proven Burger Hold
If you want to hold everything inside your burger, you need to support the front and back of the bun. You need to use your pinkie fingers and thumbs as support.
24. How to Use Tinfoil
If you always make a mess when you use tinfoil, you should check out the ‘Press Here To Lock Roll’ tab on the side of the box.
25. Built-In Drink Coaster
Did you know that the lid of a takeout drink is not just for the start and keeping the drink from spilling, you can use it as a coaster as well.
26. Cookie Dunk
Stick a fork in the filling of the Oreo for the best dunking. This will help you dip the whole cookie without getting your fingers milky.
27. The Built-In Utensil
If you do not have a spoon do not worry, you can still enjoy your applesauce. There is one that is built right into the container, you just need to make it.
28. Flat Iron That Does Curls
You can get great curls with a flat iron. So, do not bother buying a curling iron, use one for both.
29. The Chicken Wing Hack
If you love drumsticks more than flat wings, you are not alone. You just do not know how to prepare them. Look for a video to show you.
30. Secret Pocket Underwear
If you thought that the little pocket in women’s underwear was meant to store things, you are wrong. In fact, health standards require both men and women’s underwear to have a layer of special soft fabric. Still, women’s underwear is made in a way that it is impossible to attach that layer with two inners because one of them would cause discomfort, this is why it is unstitched, thus forming a pocket.
31. How to Eat Ginger With Sushi
A lot of people eat ginger on top of their sushi with a dab of wasabi. However, you are supposed to use the ginger to cleanse your palate between different flavors.
That is all!