Sometimes it’s the little things (Picture: @cody.93/Tik Tok)
A video showing a much more effective way to get salt and pepper out of shakers has gone viral.
However, if you want to try it but your salt and pepper shakers don’t have grooves on the bottom, you might be out of luck.
The poster, who goes by Cody on TikTok, shared a video showing a woman who appears to work in a restaurant or bar talking him through the hack.
She wields two standard salt and pepper shakers with grooves on the bottom.
Rather than shaking them or hitting your hand on the bottom, she demonstrates how you should simply rub grooves of one against the other.
She says: ‘See these ridges down here? This is the proper way to use the salt and pepper shaker.
‘See how fasts it comes out?’
The woman also compares the groove grinding method with simply shaking one of the shakers, and utilising the grooves works far better.
You need the grooves (Picture: @cody.93/Tik Tok)
It’s that easy (Picture: @cody.93/Tik Tok)
Are you going to try this the next time you’re in a restaurant (Picture: @cody.93/Tik Tok)
In the comments, Cody explained that: ‘the ridges are really so that when the bottle has condensation it doesn’t slide on the table.’
The video, posted under the title ‘How old were you when you learned the proper way to use a salt and pepper shaker?’, has earned 80,500 likes so far.
Commenters have been sharing their surprise at the simple yet effective method.
One comment reads: ‘Bruhh I be learning more on TikTok then in school’ [sic].
When another user asked if ‘this is the proper way or just a clever way to use salt and pepper’, Cody replied: ‘Clever.’
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