Quenching your Summer Thirst: Commercial Juices or DIY Juices

June 3rd, 2014

You can feel the summer heat on your skin, on the surface of the dining table, even on your bed linen. The heat brings with it not just the sweltering feeling of being trapped in a room with a working oven or furnace beside you. You also feel the need to cool your parched throat and drink plenty of water. Water is refreshing yes, but after a few glasses, you feel you need more than water, something with flavour that will more pleasantly go down your dry throat.

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Would you go for a bottled juice or make your own juice for your consumption?


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What would you drink then?

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