It's something we've all done when we can't be bothered to make rice properly: stuck a pouch of rice in the microwave and hoped it turns out alright.
For many of us, it doesn't always go to plan and you're left scooping out the grains of rice scattered inside the microwave after the rice has inevitably fallen over.
But mum Hannah Falzon, from London, has shared the solution to the problem - and it was there under our noses all along.
The mum-of-two shared a picture showing what we should be doing on Facebook, Manchester Evening News reported - and people are amazed by it.
She wrote: "So I've just discovered this!! Anyone that uses microwave rice and gets p***ed off that it falls down in the microwave look! Magic tabs! You're welcome."
She shared a snap of the tabs that flatten to keep the pouch on an even surface - and it turns out many people had no idea they existed.
Her post has received hundreds of comments and shares in the last few days, with some shocked by the revelation.
While some said: "No way", others described it as a "game changer" and "life changing".
Sara Smith said: "Who'd have thought it was so simple, all the times we have battled to keep it up right in the microwave."
Hannah, 24, told the newspaper's Facebook page Manchester Family: "I posted it because I wanted to make others aware of it. If I ever get a useful tip I share it to my friends and family.
"I've been super surprised by the reaction to it and didn't expect it at all."
It's not the first time a food hack has amazed people online.
Recently, it was revealed that we've been grating cheese wrong all this time - and showed us how we're supposed to do it.
While most of us have been shredding that cheddar in a downward motion, lying the grater on its side and scraping the hunk of cheese horizontally is actually a much smarter way of doing it.
All of the cheese collects inside the grater for you to then sprinkle as desired, so it's a much tidier process with less random strands falling off and making a big old mess.
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