Using Dental Floss to Cut Cake, Cheese and Burritos [VIDEO]

Even with a common kitchen knife, cutting particular foods with a blade can be tedious and rather cumbersome. If you’re anything like me, you can rarely get a good cut of anything, let alone a clean piece of cake or a sexy sliver of cheese.

Who should you call upon for help next time you’re having a wine and cheese night with the ladies? Your hygiene homie Dental Floss. Make sure to grab an unscented pack, roll out a length of it that’ll comfortably sink into whatever you’re cutting, hold it taut, and get to cutting:

For those round and smaller cakes, you’ll get nice clean slices as precise as your heart desires:



Those looking for more thin and frail slices of cheese off that big block, the floss will let you hone in down to the millimeter:




 And my absolute favorite, cutting a burrito with a knife sucks. Try it with floss:


Photography by Marc Kharrat

Elie is a product of Orange County, CA. In early 2012, his dentist diagnosed him with 8 different cavities, three of which on the same tooth, as a result of his 23-year Sour Patch Kid addiction.

  • Reggie

    Marcus Houstin on the POST PRODUCTION.
    I would just karate chop my slices

  • Cory Dorsey

    I don’t need dental floss to cut cheese. Taco Bell works for me just fine.

  • september11th

    What kind of asshole would use floss to cut a burrito or a cake?
    The kind of asshole with a shiteating grin and sunglasses in his avatar.

    • Anonymous

      Don’t forget the croakies!

  • Anonymous

    Or you could use knives. And not look like a pathetic hipster.

  • The Vulgar Chef

    i usually use my ass when i cut the cheese