We’ve all seen those viral hack videos shared on our timelines on social. They look cool and seem so easy, but do they actually work? Despite millions of people watching and sharing them these tips and tricks still seem just too good to be true. That’s why our team of experts from the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen decided to find out for themselves.
They take on peeling apples with a power drill, opening wine with a blow torch, cutting cakes with string, shucking corn in the microwave, and even instantly baking a cookie with a hot cast iron pan to see if these hacks really save you time or end up costing you more in the end.
So before you grab your iron to make a grilled cheese, take a look at the video above to see how our experts did with these hacks first (your iron will thank you).
For more, watch part two of Testing Viral Food Hacks below: