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Top 10 Crazy Kitchen Tricks That Speed Up Your Cooking

Top 10 Crazy Kitchen Tricks That Speed Up Your Cooking
I would like to add that the wider the ring, the easier it seems to be. I had a titanium ring more than twice the width of the one shown in the video and it was easy as hell. My wedding ring (which is about the same size as the one in your linked video) still works, but takes more effort and can hurt if I don't leverage it JUST right. I would also like to echo the sentiments of not using your wedding ring (At least in view of your significant other). The one time I got caught doing it, my wife was PISSED. Yea, definitely the wider the ring the better. I usually just use another bottle of unopened beer.

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How to Cut Up a Whole Pineapple Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn Previous image Next image Pick a pineapple that has evenly shaped "eyes" on the skin. Look for ones that are mostly yellow — we've found that the more yellow they are, the sweeter they are. We love the sweet-sour taste of pineapple just about anytime, but it has particular appeal during the dog days of winter.

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