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Old 08-07-2011, 12:51 PM   #1
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Can't recommend one because it was so long ago that we owned one, but I can say I got fed up with juicing stuff only to get a cm of liquid in the glass and then have all the cleaning up and throwing away of the solids that accumulated from the centrifugal force of the machine.

I got to the stage where I figured it was just easier to eat the food.
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I love tomato juice and most stuff in the can doesn't do it for me.
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I love tomato juice and most stuff in the can doesn't do it for me.
Good point, tomato would work well because it is mostly water, apples and such on the other hand, not so great for the amount you get though the taste is far better.


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I grow my own tomatoes in large 25 gallon pots each year (Jet Stars, Parks Whoppers, Chocolate Cherrie (small 2 inch ones), etc, etc). The Parks Whopper, is real meaty with a little juice, while the Jet star is the opposite. Juicers never did it for me either, and I love home made tomato soup and juice myself. Store baught tomatoes suck, IMO.

Dont need a juicer to make juice or soup, boss. Peel the tomatoes, remove the upper and bottom cores. I usually liquify the entire tomato in the magic bullet type blender (I have the GE version, and it was only 14.00 bucks), I then blend in veggie broth (gives texture and taste), cloves, parsley, a little salt, basil, onion (if for soup), a small amount of sugar. You cook this on a stove for about 20 minutes, and bring to a boil, and then set to a side and cool.

You can drink it for a juice or have it as soup, and you can add/remove things to your taste.
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I also have a great stuffed Tomato recipe if you would like it. Of course using home grown tomatoes!
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They do suck.

I live in a farming state and fresh tomatoes are infinitely better.
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I thought so too, then I remembered Steve had started it and figured it was too obvious to be about "juice", so it had to be kosha...


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