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Old 09-11-2007, 11:48 AM   #1
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Helpful hint with coffee filters.

I like to keep a stack of cheap coffee filters on the kitchen counter. They are so handy for small spills, covering something small in the microwave, using one for cutting up a small piece of fruit on. It sure saves on the paper towels. Do you have any other uses for the filters?

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Old 09-11-2007, 11:59 AM   #2
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I use them to strain my homemade stocks and broths. Thoroughly removes all the tiny bits for a nice clear liquid.
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Old 09-11-2007, 12:20 PM   #3
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Besides making coffee , I use coffee filters to make a Bouquet Garni and to brew cups of herbal tea. I also use them to drain small batches of fried food on.
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Old 09-11-2007, 10:23 PM   #4
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I use mine to make yogurt cheese in---helps to strain out the "whey" and leave the "cheese" behind
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Old 09-12-2007, 12:23 AM   #5
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I have used them to strain oil after frying!
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I have used them for all of th above uses. The only thing I have not seen mention, they are great for removing water marks off wood. The paper is so fine as an abrasive that paired with a little cigar ash, works wonders on wood.

Also good for juicing citrus, just place the cut fruit in filter, and squeeze.
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Old 09-12-2007, 06:41 AM   #7
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I have use them when I have run out of stablizer paper in my embroidery
I also have starting using them on a regular bases. I buy the commerical size and fits my hoops great and also cheaper the a roll of the reg embrodery paper.

they are also great to use when you want to line a dish or a gift box when place candy or cookies or whatever for a giveaway .

I use them them for when ironing on a item the has a decal on it so it doesn't come off onto your iron.

so many uses
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They're great to use for cleaning windows-no lint.
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I used to let my son use them to do are projects with..
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Also good in the bottom of a plant to keep the soil from leeching out and let the water drain.
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