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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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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 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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What is 100% juice?

There are different juice types that says on label 100% juice Not from concentrate From concentrate 96% juice (they are usually cheaper). What is the difference between them?
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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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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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What's the most efficient way to juice halved lemons and limes?

Between squeezers, reamers, and juicers, what's the fastest way to juice small citruses? Limes are cheap in my area, so I'm willing to sacrifice juice per fruit if I can get the same volume faster ...
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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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How much juice is in a pineapple

The title pretty much says it all - I want to know (preferably in American units) how much juice you could get out of a regular-sized pineapple.
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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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Can citrus be squeezed too much?

I've seen bartenders stack squeezed lime halves and resqueeze them all together. I think that squeezing the peel would yield very bitter juice, but am I wrong?
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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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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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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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What are ways to extract the juice from a pomegranate?

Is there an efficient way to extract the juice from a fresh pomegranate?
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What effect does orange juice have when used in dough?

I was following a recipe to make some Middle Eastern inspired Olive bread, and the recipe called for a cup of orange juice in the dough. I was intrigued by this as I had not seen it before. What ...
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How to keep fresh lemon juice for a week without a change in its taste?

Are there any way to preserve the juice of lemon for, say, one week without a change in its taste? Even deep-freezing it makes it little bit bitter!
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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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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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How do I start juicing?

A recent question tipped me off about juicers. I have heard of them before, but I had always written them off as TV informercial gadgets that were not really useful. Is this true? If I had and orange,...
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How can I concentrate citrus juice at home?

I used to make no-bake pies as a kid that consisted of whipped topping, condensed sweetened milk, and frozen lemon- or lime-aid concentrate (thawed) mixed together and poured into a graham cracker pie ...
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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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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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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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What juices to use in cake?

I usually use pineapple juice or apple juice while preparing a cake instead of milk. However some juices sound heavy in a cake, for ex. mango juice. What will the cake result in if I used Mango juice,...
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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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Do I need a juicer?

A lot of the juicers I see are really expensive, which makes me wonder if they have any significant benefit over my current food processor. I found a few articles (e.g. this one) which seem like they'...
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Juice recipe recommendation engine to give me recipes based on the ingredients I already have?

Does anyone know of a website where I could enter a bunch of ingredients that I have and it would return a list of possible juice recipes for my juicer? Like a WolframAlpha for recipes? I've seen a ...
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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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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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When I make apple juice, what's in the foam on top?

I juiced my peeled apple seconds. What makes the foam on top? It seems to have good flavor, but this juice is going into the fermenter for apple cider when I collect enough (freezing until then) so I'...
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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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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 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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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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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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What is the difference in flavour between the zest of an orange vs lemon vs lime

I am anosmic (do not have a sense of smell) and therefore am reduced in my perception of flavours to the flavours my tongue can detect, every time I zest a citrus fruit I always hear everyone talk of ...
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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 ...
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Can I put other vegetables in a manual wheat grass juicer?

I'm thinking about buying a wheat grass juicer, but the fact that it only juices one thing gives me pause. Are they adequate at juicing vegetables such as spinach, kale and carrots?
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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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Are there any cons to heating orange and grape juice?

Very simply I'd like to offer guests mixed heated orange and grape juice in the winter. I'm not sure why this isn't more common since hot lemonade and hot cider exist. Are there any nutritional cons ...
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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 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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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 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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Is it possible to extract juice from bok choy and napa cabbage using a blender?

Is it possible to extract juice from these vegetables using a blender? How much would it take to produce 100mL of juice? Baby bok choy: Napa cabbage:
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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 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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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 ...