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Slow Cooker Plum Butter from Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer Pulp

A while back, after processing some super sweet and juicy Santa Rosa plums (picked from a rogue tree in our neighborhood) in my Mehu-Liisa steam juicer, I used the leftover pulp to make plum butter in my slow cooker. What … 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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Proper boil for Mehu-Liisa steam juicer processing.

Having your water boiling at the right intensity is important for efficient and safe processing in the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer. Here are a couple of videos to illustrate the point:

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Cranberry Processing

Oregon Cranberries I bought some cranberries at our local farmers’ market that were from Bandon, OR. The farmer claimed that Bandon cranberries are the sweetest in the world. I would call them the least sour in the world, perhaps. The … Continue reading

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Steam juicing Bing sweet cherries

Here is a new video from our Canning with Mehu-Liisa how-to video series. Our cherry season was short and not too plentiful this year. I decided to steam juice some of the sweet cherries (Bing) that we u-picked and process … Continue reading

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