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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it is only right to start dreaming of all the wonderful spreads that we are about to see. We love to see the stuffing, the turkey, the cranberry sauce. No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without it. Most of the Thanksgiving dinner staples that we know and love are fairly straightforward like this. Of course, there are a few tricks that we have hiding up our sleeve.

Cranberry sauce might not be associated with this sort of trickery in most instances, but we have got some news for you! You have probably noticed that cranberry sauce cans are designed upside down. What’s the deal with this anyway? From the looks of it, there is some huge conspiracy that we do not know about. Maybe the factory workers are all making the same mistake?

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As it turns out, there is a method to the madness.

A representative with Ocean Spray shared with Delish, “The rounded end of the can is filled with an air bubble vacuum, which makes it easier to get the sauce out.”

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If you are ready to open the can, grab a flat knife and insert it in between the jelly and the can. The air reacts through the bubble and the cranberry sauce slides right out with ease. The cans aren’t upside down, they are just designed to make the process of removing the cranberry sauce even easier.

Sure, this isn’t the most exciting piece of Thanksgiving history, but it’s still interesting nonetheless. There’s definitely going to be someone at the table this year that does not know about this anomaly. Who doesn’t love to hear about these sorts of fun facts while they are wolfing down their turkey and stuffing?