How to Improve the Effectiveness of a Can Opener



Can openers do a lot of work in our kitchens, so it pays to know how to make them work more effectively.

Steps

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    Dip the can opener in hot water for up to a minute prior to using.
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    Use as usual. You should find that the opener works a lot better.
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    Always dry can openers quickly. Some are prone to rusting and this impacts the cog mechanisms.

Tips

  • If you have difficult holding your can opener, try holding while wearing rubber gloves. Alternatively, check out more ergonomic designs in can openers that might work better for you.

Things You'll Need

  • Can opener
  • Hot water

Article Info

Categories: Care and Use of Cooking Equipment