Aren’t you tired of brown apples? You know those times when you try to be proactive and cut an apple to bring somewhere, but then it gets all brown and gross? You’re like, “Yay! I’m proactive.” But you’re not. You’re just a brown apple maker.

FAIL:

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Here’s a helpful hack for you. Cutting an apple in a tic tac toe formation ensures the apple will not brown.

Step 1: Slice the apple in a tic tac toe formation.

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Keeping it together with a rubber band or even a hair tie works just as well. This is perfect for ladies with hair ties, men with hair ties, or men without hair ties who have a rubber band.

Step 2: Secure with a rubber band or hair tie.

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Bring your reconstructed apple to class and enjoy it fresh.

How to Bring Apples on the Go Without Browning Them

  • Prep Time:2 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
  • Total Time:2 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 apple
  • Knife
  • Rubber band
Photo by Maddie Cole
Photo by Maddie Cole

Step 1

Slice apple in a tic-tac-toe formation.

GIF by Maddie Cole
GIF by Maddie Cole

Step 2

Put the apple back together. Hold together with rubber band.

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GIF by Maddie Cole

Step 3

Bring to class.

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GIF by Maddie Cole