25 uses for coffee filters
25 Uses for Coffee Filters
  • 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 appliqueing 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 Christmas 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.