Potato Chip Bag Folding Hack: There’s no lack of household things you can use instead if you don’t have enough chip clips to keep your snack bags sealed, or if you have a habit of misplacing them. The job is all done with clothespins, binder clips, rubber bands, and ponytail holders, and you might also use a particularly sturdy paper clip or bobby pin in a pinch. Second, as far as they go, you fold the two sides of the bag down, so that the top of the bag is shaped like a triangle, close to how you might wrap a gift. Then, a few times, roll up the bottom of the triangle until you have formed a pocket under which you can tuck the point of the triangle. Simply roll the top of the bag down a few times after that, and you’re successful.
But all you need actually to seal up your half-eaten bag of potato chips is the bag itself, as many people on the internet have just discovered. Last week, Bravo’s Top Chef actor and host Padma Lakshmi posted a Twitter video of closing Fritos bag closely without any enhanced chip clips.
Lakshmi turns the bag upside down and offers a few shakes at the end of the video to show everyone how safe it is. She tweeted the hack with the expression, “How do I know now? “And, with the viewing of the video over ten million times, it’s fair to assume that she isn’t the one that didn’t know the hack.