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Does it harm juice if I store it in sub-zero temperatures?

I have several packs of juice (or multivitamin nectar, to be precise), and I can either keep them in our flat or put them outside, where it's freezing during the night. Is it going to do any harm to ...
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Making juice from fresh fruit

I bought pineapple and mango with the intention of making some juice out of them. I tried puréeing the fruit in the food processor and then mixed it with some water and lemon juice in the blender. The ...
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What is the meaning of reconstituted juice?

The following is written on a packet of Juice by a renowned company: ingredients: water, red grape juice concentrate 24.7 % * *reconstituted 100% grape juice 1- What is the meaning of ...
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Can a wine press juice citrus?

How effective is a wine press at juicing a large quantity (e.g., 50-100 lbs) of citrus? I'm looking for speed. Auger (masticating juicer) is far too slow, and blending requires straining.
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Using own squeezed lemon juice

I am using a bought 100% lemon juice (pasteurized). I thought that it will be cheaper to squeeze some lemons and heat at on the stove for pasteurizing. How much time can I use my own pasteurized lemon ...
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Lemon Juice Expiration?

My lemon juice went out of date almost 2 years ago. It has been in the fridge the whole time but has been opened. I'm just wondering if its safe to use? I want to put it in a cup of tea.
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How much citric acid to preserve my juice

I wanted to preserve my juices longer. I am using a mango juice powder that includes the ingredients Sugar, Mango Juice, Malic Acid, Natural Flavor. I am dissolving about the powder into 8 oz of ...
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How can I control ice crystal size in home made pure juice lollies

With the recent hot weather we've been getting through so many Ice lollies (popsicles) that we have started making our own. We are primarily using freshly squeezed orange juice (with bits *8') and ...
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Using soft apples to make apple juice

My question is a kind of follow-up to this. When apples have turned soft or have started to shrivel, is it possible / advisable to but them through a juicer? From the linked question is would appear ...
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How long will my homemade marinade with orange juice last?

I have a question regarding a marinade that I made. It contains juice. How long will it keep in the refrigerator? I have the final marinade in a air tight glass jar. Here are the ingredients: 6 ...
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How to make Fennel juice?

How to make juice from Fennel Seeds? In India we eat fennel after meals, but I want to make some drinks using it.
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How much juice can a mango yield if run through a juicer?

If I know the weight of a mango, or the weight of a bowl of mangoes, is there any way to reasonably estimate what volume of juice the mango, or bowl of mangoes, will yield if run through a juicer?
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What squeezes out juice better, auger or press?

I'm thinking to buy manual juicer. I considering two options: plastic auger one or thick aluminium press. Like this: And this:
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Sweetening cranberry juice impossible?

I have used sugar to sweeten things and it usually works. Lemons - Yes Limes - Yes Blueberries - Yes(they get tart when they are overripe and most overripe blueberries are used for blueberry juice) ...
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How do you make guava juice?

I have three very productive guava trees in my yard and end up throwing away 25-50 guavas each day, as I can't go through them all fast enough. I'd like to make juice from some of this excess, but I'm ...
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Not able to juice a guava

Well I have a Jack LaLaine Power Juicer Express. This did not work so well with the ripe guavas. Twelve washed and whole guavas and no juice. Lots of pulp though. Decided to scrape all this pulp out ...
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Does Lemon juice change acidic level when frozen?

I used frozen lemon juice in a lemon icebox pie. It had egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk as additional ingredients. It failed to set up. Does freezing lemon juice change the acidic property?
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How do I reduce the acidity of homemade honey lemon juice?

I usually use 1 lemon together with 2 spoon of honey and 500 ml of water. I note that as I increase the water content, the juice does not taste as good but I would like to reduce the acidity of my ...
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Juice Concentrate Manufacturing and Process?

I was doing some research into juice production, some of the companies have suppliers who make the juice concentrates and these are used to make juice..What exactly do these concentrates contain apart ...
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How should I interpret this expiry date?

I have a just opened plastic 4L container of cranberry juice that I bought several months ago. The expiry date on the container is 14 DE 15. I don't know if that should be interpreted as 14 Dec 2015, ...
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Grape Juice left out overnight, now has fizz

So I left some grape juice out overnight, I forget how long, but now it has developed a "fizzy" taste. Also when you open the bottle you can hear the fizz escape. I've put it back in the refrigerator, ...
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Cryoconcentration, can you do it yourself?

I'm looking to concentrate freshly pressed apple juice. In order keep the apple-freshness I would very much like to avoid heating up the juice. Does anyone have experience with cryoconcentration, is ...
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What is the difference between apple juice and cider?

I was at the grocery store and saw glass containers of these. What would be the differences?
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Why is egg and orange juice such a bad combo? [closed]

Eggs and orange juice are not uncommon around the breakfast table, but unfortunately, eating and drinking both in the same mouthful was an unpleasant surprise. It was as if a chemical reaction had ...
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Can expired orange juice be used in baking [duplicate]

Wanted to use up expired orange juice in muffins or cake.
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Making apfelschorle

Apfelschorle is a German (or Austrian?) drink which is made with approximately a 1:1 ratio of apple juice and sparkling (carbonated) mineral water. My technique is simply to pour the appropriate ...
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Why is carrot juice so sweet?

Certain brands of carrot juice taste sweeter than any raw carrot I've ever eaten, yet are made only with carrots, with no added sweeteners. Are carrots sold in supermarkets just not ripe enough?
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How to prevent carrot juice from turning brown?

I've been juicing up carrots with a centrifugal juice extractor. There's a lot of overhead (prep and cleanup) so it makes sense to do a big batch and keep it in the fridge for a couple of days. ...
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Old, unpasteurized orange juice has extra tang

I've been buying unpasteurized orange juice recently for its richer flavor, as compared to pasteurized OJ. I've had some sitting in the fridge for about a week, and upon tasting it just now I noticed ...
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How to keep fresh-squeezed fruit juice?

Is there any way to keep fresh-squeezed fruit juice (especially apple or orange) for at least one week without losing taste and vitamins in it? Would a jar with a tight lid be useful?
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Why is orange juice or apple juice added in a smoothie?

I currently have strawberries, bananas and yogurt in my fridge and this got me thinking about the Strawberry-Banana Julius from Orange Julius. Previously I've made smoothies with strawberries, bananas,...
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Can Apples be Macerated before Pressing into Cider?

A friend lent me an old-fashioned cider press to use. I am planning to put a few dozen chopped up apples into it and then see how much juice I get, but I'm worried there won't be much. Would it help ...
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How can you judge whether juice is really freshly squeezed?

I already know that boxed or cartoned juice is less likely to have been freshly squeezed, but what about transparent bottled juice especially in the refrigerated section of supermarkets? This article ...
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How can I prevent pear juice from soaking into pastry dough?

I'm baking a cheesecake with pieces of pears, using rich shortcrust pastry. The problem is that, during the baking, the pear juice is soaking the pastry. How could I avoid that?
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How Long Does Tomato Juice Last?

We've been buying tomato juice in smaller containers and now decided to buy bigger ones. But, when we went to the store the tomato juice says that it only lasts two weeks in the fridge. Expiration ...
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how to clean ginger residue from my plastic juicer containers?

I was juicing unpeeled ginger over the weekend, and even though I washed both the main juicing chamber/Auger housing and the juice container after using them, they seem stained, with slightly sticky ...
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Freezing fresh juices

I'm currently into fresh-juicing fruits using my auger juicer and, soon, hydraulic press. After a while I've realized that it's ridiculous to bring the equipment in and out, and slice my way through ...
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Does anyone pre-juice their fruit juice for sale?

I would like to know if there are stores out there that that pre-juice their fruit juices on the eve of sale, perhaps for 24-hours only since juicing. Have they been successful? What are the methods ...
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Use orange juice instead of water for syrup to make Orangettes?

I used this serious eats recipe to make orangettes. After removing the oranges from the syrup in the end I further reduced it in order not to waste it. After tasting I though it could do with a bit ...
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Corn syrup alternative

Many sugar candy recipes ask for corn syrup to add polymerization to the final candy and prevent crystallization. Body sugaring recipes call for lemon juice to prevent crystallization and maintain ...
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Skin oranges 24-h in advance?

I want to squeeze oranges quickly using the screw-type motorized juicers (e.g. Hurom). It would be good if I can have them pre-supremed and ready to be put in the juicer. Will removing the rind of ...
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I want to know if beet juice without the beets is available for making pickled eggs

We have been making pickled eggs recently. To do that we buy cans of cooked beets and just use the juice in the recipe. It is a waste of the beets (you can only eat just so many cooked beets). Is ...
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How to increase the perceived sweetness of homemade lemonade without sweeteners?

I have been making homemade lemonade for a few years in the summer and slowly, starting from an online recipe, I have been perfecting it (on a mainly trial and error basis) to reduce the amount of ...
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data about the rate of nutrient decay in fruit/vegetable juice [closed]

This is a related question to Do centrifugal juicers destroy vitamins through friction? Is there any quantitative data about the rate of vitamin & nutrient decay in fruit/vegetable juice? We ...
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Can you make orange juice with a blender?

I have a box full of clementines. Can I make orange juice in a blender?
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Should I add water to my homemade orange juice? [closed]

I am considering adding water to my fresh-squeezed orange juice. The purpose is mainly to obtain a juice that is less acidic and easier to digest. I suppose there are pros and cons for mixing water/...
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How to turn froth into juice?

When I make juice from vegetables and leafy greens about 1/4 of what comes out of the juicer is froth. Is it possible to mix this froth back into the juice rather than throwing it away? That would ...
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How long do vitamins last in multivitamin juice?

I like to drink multivitamin juice similar to this, but it takes me a 3 or 4 days to drink whole carton. How long will these added vitamins last, when kept in the refrigerator? How long will they ...
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Does glass bottled orange juice taste bad because of leached metals?

I refuse to get glass bottled orange juice any more even when it's on sale because it tastes bad to me. It seems like every glass bottled orange juice I've ever had tastes bad compared to orange ...