Category Archives: Plums

Juicing Mixed Fruit in the Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer

I had the last of my harvest of Brooks plums to do something with so I mixed them with some golden delicious apples and Canadice grapes and juiced them in my Mehu-Liisa steam juicer to make a wonderful Fall mixed-fruit … Continue reading

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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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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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Steam Juicing Plums with the Mehu-Liisa Steam Juicer

We are lucky to have volunteer plum trees all around our neighborhood here in Eugene that supply us with tasty fruit from midsummer through fall. The plums tend to be small but very sweet and richly flavored. Perfect for juicing. … 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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