- My favorite is to tap along the edges of the jar lid with a butter knife. It seems to break the seal, and then you can easily open the jar.
- Wear a pair of rubber gloves! The extra grip will make loosening a tight jar easy!
- Run the jar lid under hot water...again, this seems to help loosen the tight seal.
- Use a Jar opener to open the jar. There are specialty jar openers available that make opening tight jars a breeze. Great gift for anyone with arthritis, too. Here are just two available on the market:
Do you have any other ideas to share on how to open a tight jar lid? If you do, please post a comment!