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Making Grape Juice

23 Apr

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It started with Ollie running into the kitchen, a grape clutched in his hand, saying, “I’ve gotta get a bowl! I need to do an experiment!”

He wanted to see if he could make grape juice by squeezing a grape.

He squeezed and squished and squeezed some more, and ended up with… a smashed grape, and not a drop of juice.

I suggested using the blender, and he took over from there.

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I had low expectations, but the juice was amazing.

We used about 1/3 of a bag (I don’t know how big the bag was) and had maybe a cup of juice when we were done.

After the grape juice experiment, Anabel wanted to make strawberry juice.

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This was not successful. The ‘juice’ was thick and sour. We mixed it with grape juice and it was gross. I mixed some with sparkling water, lemon, and grape juice and it was still gross.

Next time we’ll just eat the strawberries.

*Side note: My counters are all kinds of cluttered. Ignore them.*

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