A TikTok user, @quitmyjob, shared a potato peeling hack that has left social media users astounded. The method involves cutting a line around the center of a potato, boiling it, and then easily peeling off the skin. This simple technique, which can also be applied to sweet potatoes, offers a cost-effective alternative to expensive kitchen gadgets.
The video quickly went viral, amassing 2.3 million likes and 13,000 comments, with many expressing amazement and gratitude for the hack, especially around Thanksgiving. While some were surprised by this newfound method, others commented that they've been using this hack for years, puzzled why it hasn't become more popular. The hack demonstrates an innovative, budget-friendly approach to a commonly tedious kitchen task.