This Hack For Keeping Chilled Food Fresh Is So Damn Smart

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Admittedly, the weather today isn’t exactly screaming ‘summer garden party’, but things will improve, and we will be having garden parties and BBQs again soon, right? And when we do, we know for a fact we’ll be using this food hack.

The food hack we’re talking about is this one from Shannon McNitt aka @livingonlife101 on TikTok.

In the TikTok video, you see Shannon taking two disposable food pans and filling one a third full with cold water. She then puts it in the freezer. When she takes it out a few hours later, yup – you guessed it – it’s frozen. She then places the other disposable pan over that one and fills with chilled food like salad bits, crudites and other snacks she wants to keep fresh. The ice underneath keeps these cold snacks chilled and fresh all day. How smart is that?!

Since being uploaded, Shannon’s video has had more than a million likes and a ton of comments showing how impressed people are by this particular hack.

One person wrote, “Now, here is a suggestion I will actually use”, while another added, “So glad I found this on TikTok. Doing this from now on for my kids' birthday parties!”

Now we just need to figure out a way of converting this into a way of keeping hot food warm now. Suggestions on a postcard…

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