Use a Sandwich Bag to Refill a Pepper Mill

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Peppercorns and grinderKate Sears

Original purpose: Packaging lunch-box goodies.
Aha! use: Filling a pepper mill. Pour peppercorns into a plastic sandwich bag, snip off a corner, then funnel the spheres neatly into the grinder.
Reward: Every peppercorn in its proper place.

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