When you encounter the pistachio nut that is just barely open, the first instinct is to use your fingernails to pry it open, crunch it with your teeth, or just swallow it whole. But resist those urges and read on to learn this handy trick.
Step 1: Use the Right Tool for the Job
Grab a discarded 'pistachio nut shell half', and stick the top of the small end into the partially-opened pistachio.
Step 2: Now Twist Like You've Never Twisted Before
Step 3: Eat the Conquered Pistachio Nut Meat and Enjoy Your Victory
Next time you're sitting around with friends eating pistachios, show them this trick...and remember that you learned it on Instructables.