People are loving this TikToker's simple hack for keeping food cold while entertaining, and it has a food safety expert's seal of approval

Published May 04 2021 at 10:19 PM GMT
  • TikToker Shannon McNitt'is racking up millions of views on a video showing how she keeps food cold'while it sits out of the fridge.
  • In the video from April 4, McNitt fills a disposable tray one-third full of water and then pops it in the freezer until it becomes ice.
  • Once it's frozen, she puts another tray full of prepared food on top, and she says it keeps her food cold while entertaining.
  • " @livingonlife101 Food hack ##entertaining ##food ##foodsafety ##healthy ##freshfood ##lifehack ##learnontiktok ' Get On It - Clutch The video had 12 million views and more than 980,000 likes at the time of writing, and TikTokers in the comments seem impressed with the simple, yet effective hack that keeps bacteria at bay.
  • "Now, here is a suggestion I will actually use," one user commented.' "So glad I found this on TikTok," wrote another, "Doing this from now on for my kids' birthday parties!"' Another questioned, "how did I not think of this before?"' The food-preserving hack has an expert's seal of approval Ben Chapman, professor and food safety extension specialist at North Carolina State University, says this hack works.


  • Published May 4, 2021 10:19 PM GMT