Other Uses for Large Coffee Filters

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22 Life Hacks for Coffee Filters

1.    Cover food bowls or dishes when cooking in microwave.

2.    Clean windows, mirrors or chrome.  They are lint free so they’ll leave windows sparkling.

3.    Protect china by separating with filter between each dish.

4.    Filter broken cork from wine.  If you break the cork when opening wine bottle filter the wine thru coffee filter.

5.    Protect a cast iron skillet.  Place filter in skillet to absorb moisture and prevent rust.

6.    Apply shoe polish.  Ball up in a lint free coffee filter.

7.    Recycle frying oil.  After frying strain oil through a sieve lined filter.

8.    Weigh chopped foods.  Place chopped ingredients in a filter on a scale.

9.    Hold tacos.  Coffee filter makes convenient wrappers for messy foods.

10. Stop soil from leaking out a plant pot.  Line pot with filter to prevent soil from going thru drainage holes.

11. Prevent a popsicle from leaking.  Poke 1 or 2 holes as needed in coffee filter.

12.  Use strips of coffee filter to wax eyebrows.

13.  Put a few in a plate and put fried bacon, French fries, chicken fingers, etc. on    them.  It soaks out all grease.

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

15.  As a sewing backing, use a filter as a easy-to-tear backing for embroidering or appliqué of soft fabrics.

16. Put baking soda in 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 filer to prevent spilling when you add fluids to your car.

19. Use as a spoon rest and to 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 using 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.

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