Welcome to our new home on the internet!

Thank you for stopping by. Please take time to explore our new site. There are many interesting blog posts below as well as our NEW STORE, and a free copy of our Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer Cookbook. You can also CONTACT US.

We look forward to serving you.

Take care,

Daniel Heila, owner Mehu-Liisa Products

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Processing Wind-Fall Peaches

Processing fruit with the Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer - Peaches

Six quarts of pure, silky peach juice from a basketful (about 17 lbs) of sliced wind-fall peaches. I paid $.80/lb for these wind-fall peaches. Before cleaning, paring, and slicing I had about 20 lbs of peaches. So, that’s about $2.65 per quart of juice! Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Processing with the Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer

a flat of strawberries

Big beautiful strawberries.

I picked up a nice, ripe flat of Shuksan strawberries at the market last weekend and pulled some stalks of rhubarb from my garden in preparation for making strawberry-rhubarb juice, jelly, and syrup with the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer from Finland. I’ve outlined the basic steps for steam juicing strawberries and rhubarb below: Continue reading

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Grape juicing with the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer.

Here’s another post by Granny Miller about juicing with the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer. This time she talks about her experiences with juicing grapes. Her blog is well worth a look around. We all ought to be very appreciative of folks like Granny Miller for keeping skills from past generations alive. Thank you, Granny!

Canning grape juice.

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Mehu-Liisa steam juicer review and a few recipes

Happy (almost) Solstice!

Strawberries are on their way or have already arrived in your neighborhood. But don’t forget that old standby rhubarb! Throw equal parts of both (no need to hull strawberries) and a cup (or 2) of sugar in your Mehu-Liisa steam juicer and you will have a wonderful refreshing summer drink base.

Here is an excellent review of the Mehu-Liisa steam juicer: Continue reading

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Strawberry Processing

I had a particularly successful trip to the farmers’ market today. The weather was cool and cloudy, no rain. After a nice strong cup of coffee, I headed over to my favorite stalls. Here are some of the results:

Farmers' market bounty. Continue reading

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