We’ve reached the point where the grapefruit are starting to drop faster than we can eat them. It was time to get serious and make some juice. We lured Mike over with dinner and put him to work. Three people is the way to go because you have a picker, a cutter and a juicer. With an assembly line like that you have gallons of juice in no time. That is if you have these two essential items - a citrus picker and a citrus juicer.
Keep the ladder in the garage, take a trip to Home Depot, and get yourself a fruit picker. It’s the best, and you’ll get a killer arm workout reaching for those top branches! The other necessity is a citrus juicer, not just any juicer will do. Mine is an attachment for my Kitchenaid, but as long as it’s for citrus, it’ll do. Here’s our payoff for all the hard work and sticky floors:
Who needs coffee? The first sip of this grapefruit juice makes your eyes bulge! But once your taste buds adjust, it’s perfect – smooth and refreshing. I’ve had it with breakfast every day this week, but maybe I should be drinking it before bed. Several holistic and organic sites advise drinking a glass of grapefruit juice before bed as a cure for insomnia.