Are Glass Juicers Now a Thing of the Past?

When it came to breakfast, you either drank two things, milk or orange juice. (Sometimes Sanka coffee since it was decaf.) If you went with milk, it's because Grandma told you it would give you strong bones. If you went with juice, it's probably because you enjoyed watching your grandmother use a glass juicer. Before we became acquainted with frequent grocery store runs, the milkman brought the milk, and our parents and grandparents made fresh orange juice with a glass juicer.

Orange citrus drinks were a must for all breakfast and lunchtime meals. Many years later and we're buying orange juice from the store. Why did we give up fresh orange juice, though? We now live in a time where juicer machines and other kitchen tools are handy for fresh juice, but there's something about vintage hand press juicers that make you feel nostalgic. You can find a retro citrus reamer on for $20.

Nostalgia Style 16 oz. Glass Juice by Home Marketplace, Classic Green, 2 Piece Set

This citrus glass juicer is perfect for juicing all of your favorite citrus fruits, such as oranges, grapefruits, and more. This hand juicer truly looks like the depression glass citrus press many of our grandparents grew up with.

Once the glass citrus juicer has done its job, you can take advantage of the pour spout and pour yourself a fresh glass of orange juice or lemon juice. (Homemade lemonade is undefeated.)

OXO Good Grips 2-in-1 Citrus Juicer

OXO has a fantastic citrus squeezer that cooks love to use for fresh orange juice. This orange juicer is dishwasher safe and has measuring cup markers! This is wonderful if you need a certain amount of juice in a recipe. (Hello pineapple upside-down cakes.)

Cuisinart CCJ-500 Pulp Control Citrus Juicer, Brushed Stainless, Black/Stainless, 1 Piece

If you're not looking for a manual juicer and want a newer gadget, Cuisinart has a good juicer that controls pulp. You can find the electric juicer at Walmart for only $37.40.

Lemon Squeezer Stainless Steel with Premium Quality Heavy Duty Solid Metal Squeezer Bowl

You can never go wrong with fresh lemon citrus or lime citrus on tacos.

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