Category Archives: Cranberries

4 Basic Steps to Delicious Juice with the Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer

Step 1. Prepare the fruit and heat the water pan. Give your produce a rinse and cut out any bad spots. No need to pit, stem, or skin fruit. Cut into large chunks and fill the Mehu-Liisa’s steam colander. In … Continue reading

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Time to rack-off 2015’s hard cider batch.

Last November I started my annual batch of hard cider brewing. I had enough steamed-fruit juice and fresh-pressed cider to make 15 gallons. The recipes included steam juice of various apples, plums, sweet cherries, blueberries, and rhubarb. The ratios were … Continue reading

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A noteworthy post from Mehu-Liisa user, Granny Miller

Here’s a post by Granny Miller about juicing with the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer. Her blog is well worth a look around. I am very appreciative of folks like Granny Miller for keeping skills from past generations alive. Thank you, Granny! … Continue reading

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Freezing fruit before steam juicing with Mehu-Liisa

  I often freeze soft berries like strawberries, raspberries, cherries, and blueberries for use later in the season with my Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer. A couple quarts of frozen berries on top of a batch of apples, pears, peaches, or white … Continue reading

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Figgy Pudding – steamy delight!

I’ve always wanted to make Figgy Pudding. The term “blazing pudding” caught my attention as a kid when I first heard Dylan Thomas’s A Child’s Christmas in Wales (as read by the author on Caedmon Records’ first release of 1952, … Continue reading

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