COFFEE FILTERS from Don and Mary

coffee filtersCoffee filters ..who knew! And you can buy 1,000 at the  Dollar Tree for almost nothing.

1. Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in the microwave. Coffee filters make excellent covers.

2. Clean windows and mirrors. Coffee filters are lint-free so they’ll leave windows sparkling.

3. Protect China
Separate your good dishes by putting a coffee filter between each dish.

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.
Soaks out all the grease.

14. Keep in the bathroom. They make great “razor nick fixers.”

small coffee filters cup of coffee


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7 Responses to COFFEE FILTERS from Don and Mary

  1. Lucy says:

    Who knew about all these different uses. thanks for sharing!

  2. shanef says:

    Very useful information. There much cheaper than paper towels. I’ll have to try cleaning windows with them!

  3. nikki says:

    Wow so many uses I would never have thought of. I don’t buy them b/c I have permanent filter basket. They are cheap enough though to just buy for these reasons!!

  4. mssc54 says:

    Man I’ve got to start taking some testosterone pills or something. I actually enjoyed this! lol

  5. Sue says:

    Awesome! I’m trying the window cleaning one right now!

  6. Sue says:

    Ok, not completely streak free, but better than it was before!

  7. Gary says:

    Wow, those are a lot of good uses for coffee filters! Thanks for posting! I have been using them to clean windows with for years now. I also use newspaper which seems to work even better than coffee filters. 😀

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