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What is a hydropress?

What is a hydropress?

A hydro-powered approach to the fruit press/grape press: Water pressure delivered through your garden hose powers this unique fruit pressing machine. As effective as it is simple, the hydropress consists principally of two parts: An outer, perforated stainless steel basket and an expandable inner rubber bladder.

How does a hydropress work?

The hydropress is the simple way to press milled fruit just using the water pressure from a mains tap. Attach a hosepipe to the inlet fitting and turn on the tap. This slowly inflates the foodsafe rubber bladder, which presses the pulped fruit against the stainless steel basket/cage.

Can you use a wine press for apples?

While wine presses are sold with the intent of being used for making grape wine, they work perfectly fine for pressing other fruits. Everything from tiny elderberries on up to apples can be pressed with a wine press.

How do you make a fruit press?

Place a smaller bucket upside down inside a large stockpot and put the sack of apples on top. The sack of chopped apples is then placed on the smaller bucket. The bigger bucket is being flipped over on top, sandwiching the apples between the two buckets. Cover the apples and the smaller bucket with a 5-gallon bucket.

How do you make a quick apple pie?

Stir together 1/2 cup sugar, the flour, cinnamon and nutmeg in large bowl. Add apples; toss. Spoon into pastry-lined pie plate. Dot with butter. Roll remaining pastry; cut into 10 strips, each about 1/2 inch wide.

How to make a Betty Crocker apple pie crust?

Ingredients 1 1 package Betty Crocker™ pie crust mix 2 1/3 cup cold water 3 1/2 cup sugar 4 1/2 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour 5 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 6 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 7 5 cups thinly sliced peeled apples (3 large) 8 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 9 Milk 10 Additional sugar

How to prevent apple pie from being watery?

With a few simple changes, you can prevent watery apple pie the next time you try the recipe. Make your pie using cold ingredients. Preparing your pie with cold ingredients and then putting the chilled pie into a hot oven will help prevent mushiness. Everything should be cold, including your ingredients, bowls, and materials.

How does Pillsbury refrigerated apple pie crust work?

Our classic apple pie takes a shortcut with easy Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust! Baked with a filling of fresh apples and warm spices, there is as much simple joy in preparing this pie as there is in eating it. Each bite makes your friends and family feel warm, cozy and like they’re wrapped in a hug.