Lucky for us, there is a hack for peeling onions quickly and easily that will make us less likely to get so mad we end up smashing our kitchens up in a fit of rage. So that’s good news, isn’t it?
To peel his onion, James simply cuts the two ends off, then cuts it in half. He takes one half; skin side up and smashes it with his fist. And just like that, the slippery, papery, SUPER-ANNOYING skin comes right off.
James shared the short video on TikTok, and before long it was being shared by other users including Sarah Reeves. She captioned the clip, “This changed my life!”, and it’s now racked up more than 188,000 views.
If you’re in the market for a garlic peeling hack too, this might help.
The best thing to do is give the garlic clove a little squash with the knife, before cutting the end off. The little squish, much like the squashing James gives his onion, loosens the skin; making it far easier to remove.
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