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Squeezing as much liquid as possible out of a stock: a practical approach?

Not difficult at all if you truly want to get every possible last drop. Choose a large clean tea towel for this purpose only. After you've drained most of the liquids out, line your colander with the ...
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How fine is "Fine Mesh" for removing lumps from custards?

From this website: What does mesh size mean? Figuring out mesh sizes is simple. All you do is count the number of openings in a one US inch of screen. The number of openings is the mesh size. ...
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Squeezing as much liquid as possible out of a stock: a practical approach?

i would use a cheesecloth (very inexpensive and available at grocery stores or Amazon) to hold the vegetables, etc. Place a rack (maybe a cookie-cooling rack) over a lipped pan like a broiler pan, ...
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What device to remove pulp from sloe gin

I think following should do: first: coars filter to get out the big stuff second: coffee filter to remove the finer stuff optional: you could leave the gin standing for a few days in cold, this ...
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Cooking French fries with strainer from IKEA's Idealisk

If the strainer fits your pot so that it works as a fry basket, then it's fine to use it as such. As long as: It'll sit flat in the pot so it doesn't spill all the potatoes out; The handle is long ...
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What's the best way to strain stock?

I freeze my broth then let it defrost through cheesecloth.
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Is using a French press to strain plant milk (almond, soy, etc.) easier than straining through cheesecloth?

I've never made nutmilk, but I'd guess the fine-ness of the nut puree could cause problems. You can put a coffee filter over the metal strainer (so that you push it down into the liquid) to keep ...
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Mesh size for straining yogurt?

I am part of the Instant Pot (pressure cooker) community and we make a LOT of yogurt. I don't strain mine, but others swear by this strainer. I think it's plastic, though, so this won't help if you're ...
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Mesh size for straining yogurt?

Have you seen this piece and the Bouillon strainer mentioned in it? There is no information on mesh size unfortunately.
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