Better Than Paper Towels…
This blog will completely change your view point on “Coffee Filters”…
25 different uses for Paper Coffee Filters:
Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in microwave. (no splatter)
Clean windows, mirrors, and chrome… Coffee filters are lint-free so they’ll leave windows sparkling.
Protect China by separating your good dishes with a coffee filter between each dish
If you break the cork when opening a wine bottle, filter the wine through a coffee filter. (Great tip if you are a wine drinker)
Protect a cast-iron skillet. Place a coffee filter in the skillet to absorb moisture and prevent rust.
Apply shoe polish. Ball up a lint-free coffee filter.
Recycle frying oil. After frying, strain oil through a sieve lined with a coffee filter.
Weigh chopped foods. Place chopped ingredients in a coffee filter on a kitchen scale.
Hold Tacos. Coffee filters make convenient wrappers for messy foods.
Stop soil from leaking out of a plant pot. Line a plant pot with a filter to prevent the soil from going through the drain holes.
Prevent a Popsicle from dripping. Poke one or two holes as needed in a coffee filter.
Do you think we used expensive strips to wax eyebrows? Use strips of coffee filters.
Put a few in a plate and put your fried bacon, French Fries, chicken fingers, etc on them.. It soaks out all the grease.
Keep in the bathroom. They make great “razor nick fixers”.
As a sewing backing. Use a filter as an easy-to-tear backing for embroidering or appliqueing soft fabrics.
Put baking soda into a coffee filter and insert into shoes or a closet to absorb or prevent odors.
Use them to strain soup stock and to tie fresh herbs in to put in soups and stews.
Use a coffee filter to prevent spilling when you add fluids to your car.
Use a coffee filter as a spoon rest while cooking.
Can use to hold dry ingredients when baking or cutting a piece of fruit or veggies. (Saves on having extra bowls to wash)
Use them to wrap Christmas ornaments for storage.
Use to remove fingernail polish when out of cotton balls. (I needed this one last month!)
Use to sprout seeds. Dampen the filter, place seeds inside, fold it and place it into a plastic baggie until they sprout.
Use filters as blotting paper for pressed flowers. Put the flowers between 2 filters and put the filters in a phone book or family bible.
Use as a disposable “snack bowl” for popcorn, chips, nuts, candy, etc.
And, by the way – They are GREAT to use in Coffee Makers!
Hope you enjoyed this week’s blog.
I hope I’ve given you some great ideas and inspired you to turn your home into…
The Trendy Home