August 15, 2013

13 Creative Uses for Coffee Filters

Protect China by separating each piece with a coffee filter between each dish before storage

Apply shoe polish to those boots & shoes when you take them out for the upcoming season

Line your potted plants.  Place coffee filters over drainage holes before potting.

Prevent a Popsicle from dripping; just poke a popsicle stick through coffee filter

{all photos courtesy of Pinterest}

Filter broken cork from wine. If you break the cork when opening a wine bottle, filter the wine through a coffee filter

Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in the microwave to prevent food from splattering all over

Clean windows, mirrors, and chrome.  Lint-free coffee filters are perfect for this (and cheaper than paper towels..hello Dollar Tree!)

Hold tacos and other greasy foods

Put a few in a plate and put your bacon, cheese sticks, chicken fingers, etc., on them. It soaks out all the grease

Keep in the bathroom, as they make great nick fixers

Put baking soda into a coffee filter, secure and insert into shoes or a closet to absorb odors

Use them to strain soup stock and to tie fresh herbs in to put in soups and stews

Use them to wrap Christmas ornaments for storage

Do you have any other suggestions, please share?

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