How-To Video on Making Strawberry Juice with the Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer from Finland

Here is a short how-to video for making strawberry juice in the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer from Finland: Continue reading

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Strawberry Juice with the Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer from Finland

I picked up a flat of fragrant, juicy, shuksan strawberries from Bushes Fern View Farm the other day. I had planned to u-pick but the weather was nasty and the fields swamped. So, I took the easy route and bought a flat. I love shuksan berries for their almost wine-like richness and classic strawberry flavor. They don’t last long but are perfect for preserves, juicing, or freezing. I took them home and tossed them into my Mehu-Liisa steam juicer. Here’s how I made my juice: Continue reading

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How-To Video for Cherry Tomato Juice with the Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer

Here’s a short how-to video for making cherry tomato roasted poblano juice in the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer from Finland. Get the recipe here.

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Cherry Tomato Juice with the Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer

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I was getting ready to defrost my freezer the other day and while I was rooting around in the frosty depths I found two gallon bags of cherry tomatoes from last year and a few pint bags of fire roasted poblano peppers as well. I decided to make some tomato juice in my Mehu-Liisa steam juicer. Those Sun Gold cherry tomatoes are sweet as candy with a strong tomato flavor, perfect for drinking straight or mixing in Bloody Mary cocktails, or even as a base for tomato soup. Ingredients and instructions follow: Continue reading

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Apple-Mint Jelly with the Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer from Finland

We have a spring perennial border that is bursting with mint right now, so my wife decided to make some apple-mint jelly to take advantage of the surplus. She used our Mehu-Liisa steam juicer to juice the apples and mint together and then used the juice in a recipe she found on line that she adapted. Here goes: Continue reading

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