If Little Women taught us one thing it’s that limes are a valuable commodity.
The juicy green fruit can add zest to the dullest of meals and makes a mean mojito to boot, but at around $1.70 a pop they’re also expensive, which is why wastefulness is not an option.
So, how do you wring the most from your dollar-and-a-bit? Well, that’s easy: Just quarter that baby up and squeeze the bejeezus out of the pieces.
Apparently, we’ve all been cutting limes wrong our whole lives.
Observe the instructions on this box of limes, posted to Reddit:
WTF. Source: Reddit
"To obtain the most juice first slice in three parts," it explains (in capitals though, so you know they mean serious business). "Then cut the middle part in three sections."