The most desirable juices for drinks are made from fresh, ripe, uncooked fruits by crushing, and straining through a cloth. It is better to pour cold water over some fruits and let them stand for a while before straining. Apples may be sliced or chopped and water added.

For canning fruit juices, see pp. 60, 61. The liquid from soaking acid dried fruits in water for several hours (without cooking) is refreshing; also the juice in which chopped raisins have been steeped.

Cranberry Juice

Crush or grind 1 qt. of cranberries, pour I qt. of boiling water over, cool; add sugar after straining and stir until it is dissolved.