This Collection of The Best Coffee Filter Hacks will really lend you a helping hand with everyday things like splatters in the microwave, draining french fries and more!
Coffee is a must have in most homes. There are 62 percent of Americans drinking a cup of Joe every day. Did you know that the coffee filters you use and throw away daily has many other uses, too? There are a dozen of different ways you can use them. They’re useful in the garden, kitchen, and even around the house. Here are some creative and amazing ways you can make your life easier with coffee filters.
Disposable Snack Bowl
You can use coffee filters as a disposable snack bowl. They’re cheaper and better for the environment than using paper plates. You can even use them for picnics or snack holders while in the car. They’re perfect for kid’s snacks.
Use two to three coffee filters to transform a big bowl into a sectional dish or a snack tray.
Just place them side by side on a bowl or on a tray and fill ‘em up!
Instead of using paper towels, you can use a highly absorbent coffee filter to drain fried food grease.
Line a plate with coffee filters before removing your cooked french fries, mozzarella sticks or other food with grease or dippings.
Facial Oil Blotter
Did you know that the original coffee filter was made from blotting paper? So, that means we can use them that way, too, for cheap. Cut the filters to fit in a canister or small box before stashing them in your purse. Then just pop them out when needed.
Since coffee filters are lint-free, they’re great to use to clean any electronic screens, laptops, smartphones, tablets, TVs, and even mirrors and windows.
Get a load of fresh, static-free clothes by using coffee filters as a dryer sheets. Add coffee filters to a mason jar then fill it with a cup of vinegar and 10 drops of your favorite essential oil. When you move the laundry into the dryer, wring one of the coffee filter dryer sheets out and add it to the dryer.
Coffee filters are meant to filter coffee and let the liquid run through freely. Because of this, they make an excellent filter for other liquids too. Use a coffee filter to strain away sediment and fats from vinegar, juice, soups, and wine.
Flower Pot Liner
Line the bottom of your plant containers or pots with coffee filters. This will keep the dirt in and allow the water to flow out.
If you love making your own coffee, you already know coffee filters are an integral part of coffee making. But coffee filters are not only for preparing your favorite cup of Joe, there are many uses as seen by these clever hacks.
Greasing a Pan
Using coffee filter is the perfect way to grease your pan! Lather it with some butter and spread.
Protect Your Plates
If you want to protect your plates or your China, simply place a single coffee filter in between each plate. This is also a really good thing to do if you are packing plates to travel. I bring some to the Thrift Store in my bag to protect some of the items that I purchase and it works great.
It’s super simple to get those herbs ready to put into your stew or soups. simple take a coffee filter… fill it with the herbs of choice… tie it tight and place in your pot for a slow simmer! Takes the place of expensive cheese cloth that many of us don’t have readily on hand! EZ PZ!
Keeping Little Hands Clean
Want to keep those little hands clean when eating a popsicle … just make a tiny slit in the center and slip the popsicle stick through! So simple… easy clean-up.
If you are putting something in the Microwave to warm it up… avoid splatters by placing a coffee filter over the bowl or cup… ez pz!
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