[NAFEX] Victorio Food Strainer

Naomi Counides naomi at oznayim.us
Sun Nov 23 17:03:26 EST 2008


Looks like they are still made and for sale.
http://www.unbeatablesale.com/plm311.html?utm_source=froogle4&utm_medium=cpc
&utm_term=PLM311&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=PLM311
Naomi

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[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Sarah Kehler Ewing
Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2008 2:49 PM
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: [NAFEX] Victorio Food Strainer

I have read that Victorio Strainers aren't actually made any more.  I bought
a "VillaWare" strainer (body is aluminum, screens are stainless steel and
the rest is made from nylon- standard construction materials for food mills)
two years ago.  It works well, but I do run everything through it twice to
get the pulp as dry as I think it should be.  I need to buy the motorizing
kit too as cranking through 5 gallon batches of tomato soup gets a little
tiresome!  

Mine came from www.berryhillltd.com although our local kitchen store also
carries them (Bosch Kitchen Centre, Edmonton, AB).

I have used only used a stainless steel Foley food mill (they are not all
stainless steel: I also have an old one that is tinned) for making Nanking
Cherry jam.  It works very well to remove the pits from the flesh, but it
could be faster.  Nanking Cherries are about the size of your thumb nail,
but the pits are similar in size to chokecherries.  I like Nanking Cherries
and think that they taste like a semi-sweet cherry with a hint of
chokecherry in there. 


Sarah 
Zone 3b
Edm. AB

> > From: Mark Angermayer <hangermayer at isp.com>
> > Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Chokecherry-Victorio Food
> Strainer
> > To: "North American Fruit Explorers"
> <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> > Date: Friday, November 21, 2008, 9:45 AM
> > Speaking of a food strainer, what is the best food
> strainer
> > for straining
> > out blackberry seeds?  We have a bunch of frozen
> > blackberries and I'd like
> > to make some jam out of them sometime this winter. 
> > I've heard people talk
> > about Foley Food Mills and Victorio Strainers, which
> is
> > best?  Are they
> > fast?  I'd rather avoid getting an aluminum one,
> are
> > they both stainless
> > steel?  Is there a better way to separate the seeds
> from
> > the pulp than a
> > strainer/food mill?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Mark
> > KS
> > 
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Jim Fruth" <t>
> > To: "NAFEX" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> > Sent: Friday, November 21, 2008 10:15 AM
> > Subject: [NAFEX] Chokecherry pitter
> > 
> > 
> > >     Chokecherries are normally used just for
> jelly and
> > syrup because the
> > > pits are too small for a cherry pitter to be
> > effective.  That's a shame
> > > because (pitted) chokecherries make wonder
> cobbler and
> > can be used almost
> > as
> > > many ways as (normal sized) cherries.  I know
> some
> > people who make
> > > chokecherry pie without removing the seeds. 
> There is
> > a better way:
> > >
> >
> http://www.kitchenemporium.com/cgi-bin/kitchen/prod/18vw200.html
> >  Use the
> > > Victorio Food Strainer.  At the time when you get
> > yours, also buy two of
> > the
> > > extra accessories that are available.  In order
> to pit
> > chokecherries,
> > you'll
> > > need the "Pumpkin Strainer" and the
> > "Grape Spiral".
> > >     The downside of the Victorio Food Strainer is
> that
> > it doesn't come
> > with
> > > good instructions.  You need to feed it a bit
> more
> > slowly than you might
> > > with similar looking utensils.  When I first used
> > mine, I pushed
> > > chokecherries into it like I was feeding a meat
> > grinder and it plugged up
> > > quickly.  I cussed at the machine alot before I
> > finally figured out how to
> > > use it.
> > >
> > > Jim Fruth
> > > Brambleberry Farm
> > > Pequot Lakes, MN  56472
> > > For jams, jellies & syrups:
> > > www.bberryfarm.com
> > > (877)265-6856 [Store]
> > > (218)831-7018 [My Cell]
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