Plant-based milks have exploded in popularity over the last decade, much to the delight of people who are vegans, lactose-intolerant, or just curious about a dairy-free lifestyle. However, if you still find these alternative milks difficult to find nearby, or maybe just a bit too pricey at times, you can easily make your own at home with this $20 kitchen accessory found on Amazon.
The Chef'n Nut Milk Maker consists of a glass carafe with a reusable mesh filter and a spill-proof silicone lid for easy storage. In order to make your own nut milk, simply soak some raw nuts (or oats) in room temperature water for about 12 hours. Then, put the mixture in a blender or food processor until smooth. From here, use the Chef'n Nut Milk Maker to strain the blended mixture for about 30 minutes. Make sure to secure the reusable nylon mesh filter onto the cone for effective straining. Afterward, remove the cone and either serve immediately or store your freshly made nut milk by topping the glass carafe with the silicone lid.
Best of all, the glass carafe is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning, but Chef'n does recommend you handwash the filter. The tool also comes with a recipe book with detailed instructions on how to make popular alternative milks like almond, hazelnut, and oat.
You can find the Chef'n Nut Milk Make on Amazon for $20.