We Love Our Electric Juicer

Graham loves grapefruit juice. I love orange juice. We both like our juice best when it’s freshly squeezed.

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One of the best things about southern California is having access to as many grapefruits and oranges as we could ever possibly want.

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A friend showed me her juicer; it was a Black and Decker electric model. She raved about how good it worked and how inexpensive it was.  “Perfect”,  I thought and so I bought one from Amazon and we have just loved it!

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We use it a lot and it just keeps going and going. Instead of paying hundreds of dollars for a sophisticated juicer, I spent less than $30 and am really happy with it. It’s super easy to take apart and clean – just slip the two strainers apart and give them a good rinsing under hot water.

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There’s a sliding mechanism so you can choose how much pulp you want. You can just have a wee bit of pulp or as much pulp as possible. There’s a lot of fibre in citrus pulp so it’s really good for you.

 

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After I finish juicing, I can just put the container straight into the fridge. I usually juice a container full every four days or so and after two years, this juicer is still going strong.

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Last year, I showed my great nieces and nephews how to make freshly squeezed lemonade. They loved it and each had a turn squeezing the lemons (and drinking the lemonade!)