Thursday, February 25, 2010

The Amazing Uses Of Coffee Filters

I got this amazing tips from my friend Lynn, through email. I thought I will share this here because this is something so good to blog about. And before I go on, I would like to give the credit to my friend, Lynn. Thank you very much, Lynn.
Coffee filters in our cupboard lies useless because it has been a while that our coffee jar runs empty, and we don't want to buy coffee anymore because we always ended up throwing up the coffee in the night. But here's something we probably never thought about. Coffee filters can be use in multiple ways, and are better than paper towels and a lot less expensive
1. Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in the microwave. Coffee filters make excellent covers.
2. Clean windows, mirrors, and chrome... Coffee filters are lint-free so they'll leave windows sparkling.
3. Protect China by separating your good dishes with a coffee filter between each dish.
4. Filter broken cork from wine. If you break the cork when opening a wine bottle, filter the wine through a coffee filter.
5. Protect a cast-iron skillet. Place a coffee filter in the skillet to absorb moisture and prevent rust.
6. Apply shoe polish. Ball up a lint-free coffee filter.
7. Recycle frying oil. After frying, strain oil through a sieve lined with a coffee filter.
8. Weigh chopped foods. Place chopped ingredients in a coffee filter on a kitchen scale.
9. Hold tacos. Coffee filters make convenient wrappers for messy foods.
10. Stop the soil from leaking out of a plant pot. Line a plant pot with a coffee filter to prevent the soil from going through the drainage holes.
11. Prevent a Popsicle from dripping. Poke one or two holes as needed in a coffee filter.
12. Do you think we used expensive strips to wax eyebrows? Use strips of coffee filters..
13. Put a few in a plate and put your fried bacon, French fries, chicken fingers, etc on them. It soaks out all the grease.
14. Keep in the bathroom. They make great "razor nick fixers.."

15. As a sewing backing. Use a filter as an easy-to-tear backing for embroidering or appliquing soft fabrics.
16. Put baking soda into a coffee filter and insert into shoes or a closet to absorb or prevent odors.
17. Use them to strain soup stock and to tie fresh herbs in to put in soups and stews.
18. Use a coffee filter to prevent spilling when you add fluids to your car.
19. Use them as a spoon rest while cooking and clean up small counter spills.
20. Can use to hold dry ingredients when baking or when cutting a piece of fruit or veggies.. Saves on having extra bowls to wash.
21. Use them to wrap Chris tmas ornaments for storage.
22. Use them to remove fingernail polish when out of cotton balls.
23. Use them to sprout seeds. Simply dampen the coffee filter, place seeds inside, fold it and place it into a plastic baggie until they sprout.
24. Use coffee filters as blotting paper for pressed flowers. Place the flowers between two coffee filters and put the coffee filters in phone book..
25. Use as a disposable "snack bowl" for popcorn, chips, etc.
Don't you think this is cool?


Anonymous said...

Hi, it's me, "yaya". I had to delete all my blogs in order to move forward with our adoption. The adoption agency found this post of yours:
And asked for it to be deleted.
I'm so sorry to ask you to alter your blog. I know, "freedom of speech", but it would mean a lot to me if you would delete that post from May 29, 2009, in order to please the adoption agency.
Thank you so much.
Alicia/ "Yaya"

Denise said...


coffeesncookies said...

welcome to my blog Grace. i like yr ideas for use of coffee filters. sometimes I use cupcake cases for the same purpose but certain stuff like microwaving food, coffee filters are certainly better.