How to Open Any Jar

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Introduction: How to Open Any Jar

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Easy way to open any jar by using a knife.

Tools required: Knife or similar

Step 1:

Insert the knife under the lid and just twist the knife little bit.

Step 2:

Pressure in the jar is released, and opening a lid is very easy.

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    Or I could get the wife to do it ---(big woman!!!lol)

    wow! so much better than the way i learned from my mom: run lid under hot water & tap firmly with a knife .... it doesn't work right away. takes much hot water, & infinite tapping >:^(

    thank-you for sharing this much simpler, quicker way, v.b! x^D

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    I do this with a spoon!

    have done in this in the past , but didn't really trust the knife

    best method i found was to give the bottom of the jar a smack with the palm of your hand , the thumb section of your palm , this will force the air in the jar up popping the safety seal

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    I'm aware of that method, but most of time it takes a lot of smacking before the pressure is released. (not to mention big jars)

    I must try this out! I have always done acrobatics to get these jars open.... Sometimes the pressure is sooo much. Thanks was useful

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    You are welcome! Very easy to open once pressure released.