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Jul 28, 2006 09:11 PM

Looking for a food mill

I bought a food mill last summer, about $50, can't remember the brand, but it was hand-crank with stainless mesh "strainer," and it was terrible!! Hardly worked at all. I should've brought it back, but didn't and missed my window.
I really would like one, but don't want to waste my money again. I'd prefer not to spend more than about $50 if possible. I won't be using it too frequently, mainly for tomatoes in the summer, so it doesn't need to be professional quality.
If anyone has recs I would truly appreciate it!

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  1. I have used a Foley for over 35 years. I replaced my first about 10-12 years ago. Not fancy, no changable bottom discs just sturdy and gets the jobs done with little muss of fuss.

    1. Hey JessWil, I have a really nice, practically brand new (used only once) foodmill which I have in my storage unit in NJ. I'm not sure what the brand or make is but it is very well-made, professional quality, We moved from CA recently into a typical postage-stamp sized Manhattan studio, so it is highly unlikely that I will ever have space to store it again. I had wanted to unload it back in CA before we moved, but I ran out of time. Please reply if you are interested and we can discuss further. I can even email you a pic. Thanks!

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      1. re: pkallan

        Thanks for the offer pkallan, sounds great, but I think I would like to be able to handle the mill and check it out in person before I buy. I'll just stick to the stores around here. BTW, do you know what brand it is?
        Thanks again!

      2. JessWil, I think the foodmil I have a 5-qt stainless steel with 3 interchangeable blades by Tellier International, made in France. Here's a link to a site with a pic and specs: