If your friends are anything like mine, you've probably been bombarded on Facebook with various kitchen hacks that promise to blow your mind, make your life easier, shave some serious minutes off your prep time, etc. etc.

As a self-proclaimed foodie, I'm skeptical.

Seriously, who needs a ton of fancy tools to get something done that can be done on the cheap, with a lot less? Not I, said the Digital Editor.

But I was drawn in by this BuzzFeed article: 21 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life (And save you lots of time. Time that you can spend eating!). I got a chuckle out of that one. Well. Touche. I can spend that time eating. So I started at the top. De-corning a corn cob.

Was it doable? Check out the video below to see!