There are few kitchen gadgets and appliances that we tend to buy in a moment of sudden mindlessness and end up using them just once. Few days down the line, they’re just left languishing on the kitchen counter as yet another useless kitchen appliance. Coffee maker could be one of them. If you’ve started feeling guilty of wasting those precious bucks on that coffee maker then stop doing so.
Here are 5 quirky uses of a coffee maker which we bet you didn’t know. Try them out!
No need to go for an egg cooker if you already have a coffee maker at your place. Coffee maker can solve the purpose of boiling eggs and can dish out perfect soft-boiled eggs and hard-boiled eggs. All you’ve got to do is to place the eggs in the coffee carafe. Add sufficient water and once the eggs are completely submerged, start the timer.
If you’re having those sudden hunger pangs and don’t want to cook an elaborate meal, then bring coffee maker to your rescue. You can easily prepare instant noodles in the coffee maker pot. Just add in the noodles, masala and two cups of water. Start the timer and allow it to cook till done. It will take around 8-10 minutes for the same.
You can easily prepare instant noodles in the coffee maker pot
Ever heard of preparing tea in a coffee maker? As ironic as it may sound, this is possible! All you’ve got to do is to add water, milk, black cardamom, sugar, cinnamon and tea leaves in the pot. Bring it to a boil and strain once it is done.
Ever heard of preparing tea in a coffee maker? As ironic as it may sound, this is possible!
You can use the coffee maker to prepare chocolate fondue as well. Just heat 1/2 cup of cream in the coffee carafe and then gradually add broken pieces of chocolate bars. Stir the mixture in regular intervals. Once it is done, bring the carafe to the dining table and start dunking your marshmallows and strawberries in it.
You can use the coffee maker to prepare chocolate fondue
Coffee maker can act as quite an effective vegetable steamer. Just chop the vegetables you wish to steam and put them inside the small basket where usually ground coffee is placed. It is perfect for steaming portions of various vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli and more.
Now, that we have shared these quirky uses of a coffee maker, take that dumped kitchen appliance out and get going!