• Jan 11 / 2015
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If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Get Out the Kitchen Gloves

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  • Nov 19 / 2014
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Cast Iron Apple Peeler Instruction Manual


If you do not see the video above or if it does not play, please click here.

Purelite Cast Iron Apple Peeler
fresh_apple Use only fresh, firm apples.
Symmetrically shaped apples
and potatoes work the best.
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bushelapples Medium and Small Size Apples & Potatoes 4.5” in length or smaller work the best. For larger potatoes, cut it in half and load the cut end onto the fork.

VACUUM GRIP

Place the rubber base on a smooth, non-porous, dry surface, such as a table or counter top. Firmly push down on the peeler and turn the vacuum lever to engage the vacuum grip. Stone countertops work the best. Surfaces that may not work well are wooden tables, small or rough tile countertops, textured or cracked table tops.

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USING THE PEELER

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ADJUSTING THE BLADES

In most cases there is no need to adjust the blades unless the peeler is not performing as desired.

First, make sure that the fork is able to pass through the coring ring.

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PEELING BLADE

If there are too much or too little peel being taken off, loosen the thumbscrew. To remove more peel, move it forward. For less peel, move it backward. Tighten the thumbscrew securely.

PEELING ARM

To adjust the peeling arm, use a screw driver to turn the adjustment screw clockwise to move the arm farther away from the fork. Turn counter clockwise to move it closer.

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Peeling Potatoes

Making Curly Fries

Step 1:
If possible, select symmetrically shaped potatoes (They work the best).
Cut 1 Russet potato in half. Push the cut end onto the fork.

Step 2
Crank the handle until the entire potato passes throught the coring ring. If too much or too little peel is being taken off, please see “Peeling Blade” above.
Step 3
Now the potato is ready to be deep fried for a crispy treat. If you want to only peel the potato without creating the curly shape, simply remove the coring blade by unscrewing the wing nut.

CLEANING

Clean the apple peeler after each use with warm soapy water, rinse and dry thoroughly. Use of dishwasher is not recommended.A drop of vegetable oil once a month will help to lubricate the shaft and ensure a smooth operation.

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@purelite.us

TROUBLE SHOOTING

If the wooden handle is coming loose.
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Make sure the bolt is threaded through the fat end of the wooden handle.

  • Jan 06 / 2014
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Healthy Eating

Apple, the Miracle Fruit

Eating apples can bring miraculous health benefits that few other foods can match. In fact, apples were ranked 12th (red delicious) and 13th (Granny Smith) respectively for their high antioxidant concentrations per serving size by USDA scientists in 2004. The antioxidants help to fight diseases by helping and repairing oxidation damage to cells.

Here are a few other miraculous benefits from eating apples.

Protection Against Parkinson’s

The high fibre in apples gives a certain amount of protection against Parkinson’s, a disease that breaks down the brain’s dopamine-producing nerve cells. The antioxidants have free-radical fighting powers that helps the nerve cells.

Reduces the Chances of Certain Cancer

According to the American Association for Cancer Research, the risk of developing pancreatic cancer is reduced by 23 percent when flavonol-rich apples are consumed.

Diabetes Risk Reduction

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes by women who eat at least one apple a day are reduced by 28 percent, compared to those who do not eat apples. Apples have soluble fibre, which helps to prevent sugar swings.

Lower Cholesterol

The soluble fibre binds with fats in the intestine, which results in lowering cholesterol. This fibre also slows the buildup of cholesterol rich plaque in the arteries, helping to prevent coronary artery disease.

Prevent Gallstones

By lowering cholesterol, you also lower your chances of developing gallstones. Gallstones are formed when there is too much cholesterol in the bile, limiting its ability to remain liquid, so it solidifies.

Weight Control

The fibre in apples helps to make a person feel full, thereby allowing some people to eat less and lose weight.

Immune System Boost

Feeling a cold coming on, have an apple. Apples contain an antioxidant called quercetin, which can help to boost the immune system.

Prevent Cataracts

Those who eat apples rich in antioxidants are 10 to 15 percent less likely to develop cataracts.

There are so many healthy benefits to eating apples on a daily bases. One quick and easy way to prepare apples each day is to use an apple corer slicer. Since apple skins contain much of the fibre that is so beneficial, what I do is leave the skin on. To do that, the apple corer slicer has a locking arm that allows the machine to only core and slice the apples while leaving the skin untouched. The finished product is a thinly sliced spiral shaped apple, with no core. The peels are actually easier to eat when they are this thinly sliced. This is perfect for me since my teeth are very sensitive.

To see a short video of the apple corer slicer in action, click here.

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  • Dec 31 / 2013
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Do it Yourself

How to Can Apples

Canning Apples is a great way to preserve apples from your back yard tree for up to two years. A great way to save money and enjoy those apples all year long.

Canning is the process of heating food in glass jars at high temperatures for a period of time to kill microorganisms that can spoil the food. The heating process also creates a vacuum by driving air from the jar. The vacuum prevents air from entering, which will contaminate the food.

What You Will Need

Ingredients

Apples
Water, sugar and apple juice.

Equipment

1. Purelite™ Apple Peeler
2. Jar Lifting Tongs
3. 1 Large Pot
4. Ball Jars

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1. Cook the Apples

After peeling, coring and slicing the apples with your peeler, place 6 cups of sliced apples at a time in a large pot with 1 gallon of apple juice. Boil each batch for five minutes and stir occasionally to prevent burning.

2. Drain

Drain and keep the hot, cooked apples in a covered pot. Don’t throw away the liquid, you will need it to fill the void spaces in the jars.

3. Fill the Jars

Thoroughly clean and sanitize the jars by either boiling it in water or washing it under high temperature in a dish washer before use. Fill the jars with the cooked apples, leaving half an inch of space on top. Lightly press down the apple slices to reduce the amount of air space inside the container.

4. Pour in the liquid

Fill the jar with the liquid until it is half an inch from the top. Put the lid on top and tighten the ring around them.

5. Water Bath

Submerge the jars into a large pot of boiling water for 20 minutes, if you are at sea level (up to 1,000 feet). 25 minutes if you are between 1-3,000 feet. 30 minutes if you are between 3-6,000 feet. 35 minutes if you are above 6,000 feet.

6. Storage

Carefully remove the hot jars with the Jar Lifting Tongs. Store the jars in a cool dry place. Be sure to write the date of canning onto the jar, so that you know when it expires.