Coffee Filters

I received this interesting email from a friend and I'd like to share it with all of you! =)

Coffee filters ..who knew! And you can buy 1,000 at the Dollar store 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.

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.
Soaks out all the grease.

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




  1. had i known this earlier, i wouldn't have given away all our coffee filters (with our coffee). nobody drinks coffee here at home. in very rare occassions, the hubby is happy with instant.

  2. Graet tips! Dami din pala gamit ang coffee filter e. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Good tips :-)

    You know what else is lint-free to clean windows? Balled-up old newspaper. Works like a charm.

  4. It's always a pleasure to share interesting articles I also receive from friends. :)

    Elisa, thanks for the additional tip. You know, before I learned of using coffee filters to clean windows, I've also been using old newspapers to do the job, and you're right, it does "works like a charm"! :)