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Cucumber Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YEKDK 19 August 2014 Cucumber Juice. A large number of garden cucumbers were available so they were made into 8 liters of juice along with three onions. Seven liters were pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long … Continue reading

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Tomato Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YCVZV 17 August 2014 Tomato Juice Thirty one liter jars of juice were made from about 35 pounds of tomatoes. Two beets were added to enhance the red color, two onions for flavor as was some celery. The process took … Continue reading

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Beans Cucumber Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZQHOP 15 August 2014 Beans Cucumber Juice Seven pound of green beans and 15 pounds of cucumber along with two onions and one eggplant were made into 21 liter jars of juice, and pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 … Continue reading

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Sugar Beet Fruit Leather

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TLFGK 12 August 2014 Sugar Beet Fruit Leather Four liters of previously prepared sugar beet slurry was made into fruit leather. A liter of slurry was poured onto a cookie sheet and placed in the Excalibur dehydrator for 12 hours … Continue reading

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Vegetable Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QXHNH 10 August 2014 Vegetable Juice Garden vegetables were processed into 20 liters of juice and pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage. The vegetables available were celery, kale, carrots, onions, collards, cucumbers.Annotated pictures depict … Continue reading

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Sugar Beets. Processing

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GQRWS 9 August 2014 Sugar Beets. Processing Four sugar beets, weight 15 pounds total, were processed into a sweet slurry and seven liters were pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage. The slurry taste is … Continue reading

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Garlic

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?NKRNY 7 August 2014 Garlic Garlic in shed was dry enough to trim and further dry for storage. A total of 15 pounds was prepared for cold room storage. The largest bulbs were selected for seed for the 2014/2015 planting.

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Black Russian Potatoes aka Russian Blue

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WLDOP 7 August 2014 Black Russian Potatoes aka Russian Blue One Russian Blue potato plant was dug. The weight of the tubers was three pounds which is reasonably good for this cultivar,certainly since it still has some growing time to … Continue reading

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Cucumber Tomato Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AGNPW 6 August 2014 Cucumber Tomato Juice Many cucumbers were available from the garden and the tomatoes are starting to produce. About 30 pounds total was made into juice in two batches. A total of 13 liters of juice was … Continue reading

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Cherry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UDKNV 4 August 2014 Cherry Juice Twenty pounds of frozen, pitted sweet cherries was made into 14 liters of juice, which was pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage at room temperature. The cherries cost … Continue reading

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