There are so many easy, tasty treats to make from juice you’ve put up using the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer. And you can make them all year. Here is a recipe for Finnish Air Pudding.
Here is a spicy apple-ginger cocktail recipe using the simple syrup I made from my apple-ginger juice.
Cooking chicken in the Mehu-Liisa is the perfect way to get a moist bird and some wonderful concentrated broth to boot.
There are many ways to use the juice made with the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer in savory cooking. Braising meats and making reductions are excellent options. Here is a recipe for grape-juice braised pork.
It seems a match made in heaven when you steam grapes in the Mehu-Liisa. No need to remove the stems. Gallons of juice can be made from a bushel basket.
Plums are everywhere in my neighborhood and in the dry sunny heat of August they really get sweet and juicy. Here are instructions for steam juicing plums.
With many fruits after steam juicing, the pulp can be put to other uses (besides feeding the pigs!). Here is a post on making plum butter in a crock pot.
It took me only half an hour to pick 30 lbs of wind-fall peaches at a local orchard. Peach juice from the Mehu-Liisa is one of my family’s favorite drinks.
Oregon is known for its heavenly berries. They seem to grow everywhere! Please read this post on processing Marrionberries in the Mehu-Liisa.
There’s no better way to start off the fruit season with strawberry-rhubarb recipes. Don’t worry if your strawberries aren’t ripe yet, use up your frozen inventory from last year! This juice makes wonderful jelly and simple syrup.
It was a year full of picking, processing, and posting! I look forward to 2018 and the beginning of the fruit season this spring. As always, let me know if you have any questions or suggestions. I’m very interested in recipes as well.