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1.Save a bottle of wine - Broke the cork? No problem. Just place a filter over a pitcher and carefully pour the wine into it. 2.Protect china and non-stick cookware. Place a coffee filter between dishes or pans when storing or packing. 3.Keep your microwave clean. Prevent splatters by covering dishes or bowls in the microwave with coffee filters. Using another plate is your best bet, but filters are a good alternative to plastic wrap. And you can easily reuse them a few times. (next page)
4. Use for storage. Wrap Christmas ornaments and other rarely used fragile items before packing away.
To keep the microwave clean, we use coffee filters to cover bowls of soup, oatmeal, etc. It's cheaper and easier than plastic wrap or wax paper. It's cheaper than paper towels, too. We also have a "tupperware-type" dome that can be used over and over again, but it does have to be cleaned with things that splatter, so the coffee filters are perfect for splatter items!
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