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I love mine and use it a lot. It fits a block of tofu perfectly and the liquid just pour out the corner. It's great for pressing frozen spinach, too.
 

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I didn't even know there was such a thing....I will have to get one. I usually just wrap it in a towel and put a pineapple on top
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I usually just drain the water from the package, then stick the box in the freezer until I need it, then defrost it. I prefer frozen tofu's texture and it's much easier to press after freezing and thawing.
 

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I usually just drain the water from the package, then stick the box in the freezer until I need it, then defrost it. I prefer frozen tofu's texture and it's much easier to press after freezing and thawing.
That's true, but it doesn't work for all applications. I like frozen tofu, but I've recently started deep-frying tofu triangles. Freezing it would cause it to hang on to too much oil.
 

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Yes! I have the TofuXpress. I love it. So much easier and faster. I also use it to marinate my tofu once I've pressed it.
 

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i thought tofu presses were for making tofu, not just wringing out pre made tofu.
me too; i, for one, am gobsmacked!

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The system I have now (tofu wrapped in a kitchen towel with a heavy pyrex casserole dish on top) works really well, though.
same, except i just press on it with my hands for a few seconds on each side and then into the frying pan, so ta speak.
 

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Anyone have a Tofu Press? Is it worth investing in one?
Yes and YES!! I have the Tofu Xpress. I worried that it would just be one of those single-use gadgets I would never use, but I use it all the time. It gives tofu a texture I've really never been able to get from my amateurish pressing attempts with books, plates, etc.
 

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Yes and YES!! I have the Tofu Xpress. I worried that it would just be one of those single-use gadgets I would never use, but I use it all the time. It gives tofu a texture I've really never been able to get from my amateurish pressing attempts with books, plates, etc.
I really, really want one now! It seems that however long I press my tofu I can never get it dry enough. But think, unless you are constantly changing towels or whatever, it's basically sitting in all the moisure you are squeezing out of it. That's why I would think that the tofu press would work a lot better. I'm buying one very soon...
 

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I want one, too. Is there anywhere to get them for less than $40, though? That seems excessive to me.
That's the only price I've seen too, even on amazon. That's the only thing that's stopping me from ordering it right now! I will probably get it eventually anyway but I think I'll have to save a little bit first. lol
 

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This conversation just reminded me to put my tofu in the press for tomorrow.
One hour works really well but overnight is even better.

Seriously though, you guys should definitely get one and try it... it was totally worth it for me at least. Unless you guys are a lot better at pressing tofu without one than I was
 

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Am I the only one who doesn't like tofu heavily pressed, or frozen?
I lay out a kitchen towel with paper towel on top, sandwich tofu, and top with cast iron skillet-but only as long as it takes to chop veggies.
I thought frozen tofu was like eating a sponge! I like mine kind of custardy inside.
Trader Joes extra firm is, BTW, the BEST.
 

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I love my tofu express. I put off getting it forever because of the price but finally got it when someone gave me a visa gift card thing for my birthday with just enough to cover the price of it plus shipping. It's great
 
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