2 Tbsp of Borax dissolved in a full coffee pot of water. Run the same borax water through 2 full cycles of your coffee maker. Rinse pot and run another cycle of plain water. Rinse pot and basket. No more stains or coffee grounds residue in basket. Do this once a month.
No elbow grease required! I know there are other coffeepot cleaning methods. If you have more please share!
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Instead of buying cleaner for your coffee maker or kettle. Use one cup of vinegar with eight cups of cold water on run it through your coffee maker, with the kettle add 1 cup of vinegar and 4 cups of water and plug it in. When the kettle boils and the coffee maker is done. Rinse with water 3 o4 times and your pots will be cleaned.
There are so many great uses for white vinegar and it is cheap too!
1.Line flower pots. Place a filter at the bottom of the pot to prevent soil from leaking out of the drainage hole. 2.Make a bouquet garni. Tie up bay leaves, parsley, or other herbs in a coffee filter. Drop it in your stew or soup pot, & easily remove it when you're done cooking. Recipes often suggest cheesecloth for this process, but a coffee filter is an easy-to-find alternative. (con't) 432
3.Make sachets. Tie lavender or other dried flowers and herbs in a coffee filter to make great-smelling bundles you can store in drawers and closets. 4..Use for sewing projects. Coffee filters make a great backing for embroidering or appliqueing soft fabrics.
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