This Tool Might Be the Easiest Way to Open a Stubborn Jar


Whether it’s pickles, jam, or your favorite pasta sauce, you probably know what it’s like to come out on the losing end of a wrestling match against a stubborn jar lid. Hacks like running jars under hot water or using a towel or rubber gloves for traction can work sometimes, but the easiest solution may be to use this ergonomically designed jar opener.

This $10 accessory, which has gained traction on TikTok recently, comes with both a tool for jars and one for cans and bottles. To unseal a jar, just choose the most appropriate opener size for your lid to ensure a firm grip. Then, place the opener on the lid, twist, and use the additional torque to pull it open. The tool also has a cushioned grip and non-slip handles to make it easy to use even when wet.

The can/bottle opener operates in much the same way. It works on glass beer bottles, soda cans, iced tea bottles, and more. You just need to find the right part of the tool—there are illustrated directions to guide you along—and get cracking.

You can find the kit on Amazon for 47 percent off right now.

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