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Best way to filter out okara from soymilk without hurting hands/wrist?

My job requires me to be on a keyboard for most of the time. This means my wrists/hands ache quite a bit, even with medication. I do like to make soymilk but I find the process of filtering okara ...
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Is NeoSoilon the right textile for a reusable tea bag?

Here's the premise of my question: I am on a mission to create a reusable tea bag that is easy to use on the go. I lead something of a nomadic lifestyle and it's important to me to have a system for ...
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Do tea filter bags filter out vitamins and minerals?

I'm talking about the classic paper tea bags (sold empty) that you can buy and then put whatever you want in; sometimes different sizes are available for cups vs teapots, etc. Yes, I do realise most &...
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What device to remove pulp from sloe gin

I've made my sloe gin and like the taste, now I want to strain off the berries and residue to leave a clear product that wont keep getting a stronger flavour. There are all sorts of filters and ...
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What's this brush for a reuseable stainless steel mesh coffee drip filter?

I saw this on Amazon. What does this brush do?
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What's the biggest reuseable filter with smallest pore size?

I love clam and mussel broth, but they're always replete with grit and sand! I've been pouring it over a Stainless Steel Coffee Filter, but this takes way too slow if I'm cooking for many people and ...
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Do I need two filters to strain cold brew coffee?

I have a Filtron cold brew system that uses both a paper filter and a wool filter to strain the coffee after it has brewed. However, in the last batch, I forgot to insert the wool filter! Is it okay ...
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how does the fryer oil filter machine work?

Working at a restaurant and wondering how it even works and what's inside of the filtering system and how it works when you plug it in.
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Are these dregs or what?

Made some tea using a drip style coffee maker by placing tea bag where coffee would normally go, namely on the standard fibrous (paper) coffee filter. After the tea has been on the warmer for a while, ...
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What is the right consistency for ghee?

Some of ghee I find in stores has liquid on top (with some solids floating about), while in other brands it is completely solid (both jars are stored at the same temperature). Also, the latter ghee (...
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Black tea develops cloudy dregs; how to avoid?

I'm not much of a tea connoisseur*. But I do know what I like — strong, sweet black tea, and lots of it — and at present, the method I'm using is to boil a cup or so of cold water and ...
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A strange problem with BWT Initium 2.5 l filter's scale

Is there anyone, who has BWT Initium 2.5 l filter and can explain me, what is going on with their scale? ​When I fill it with water and wait until it filters out to exactly 1000 ml​ mark​ and then ...
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Filter out sand from amaranth and teff

I'm having sand in the cooked amaranth and teff if the package has some in it. Is there a way, how to filter it out before cooking it? Or I just need to find a proper brand?
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In brewing coffee, do I need to use filtered water and what kind of filter should I use?

In brewing coffee, is it important to use filtered water? If so, why? Is there a particular type of filter that is most effective for water to be used in brewing coffee?
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using coffee filters to filter home pressed olive oil

I have recently made some home pressed olive oil but it is quite cloudy and I wanted to filter it so it will keep longer and be a bit more pleasing to the palate and the eye. I initially used a ...
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What is filter paper?

A recipe that I'm trying to make says: "Place mixture into a loaf pan that has been sprayed with pan release and lined with filter paper." I'm pretty sure that "pan release" is the generic version of ...
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Making soy milk: best way to separate okara?

When making soy milk, what is the best way to separate the okara (fibrous material) from the hot liquid? My observations: When pouring through any kind of a screen, the screen becomes clogged almost ...
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Filtering home-rendered lard

I recently rendered some lard at home from some pork fat I bought from a nearby Mexican grocery store (Mi Pueblo in San Jose). The lard is delicious and I'm glad I made it, but I wish I knew how best ...
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