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Hummus

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FZSDV 2 March 2015 Hummus Chick peas were made into hummus. The dried peas were boiled for 20 minutes to soften.Raw hulled sesame seeds were cooked for seven minutes.Ingredients sesame, peas, a tablespoon of olive oil, water, and garlic was … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Slips

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?IZFHZ 28 February 2015 Sweet Potato Slips Two sweet potatoes of different types were purchased from the supermarket to produce slips for planting outdoors about 1 June. The slips are produced from the flatter end of the potato. The potatoes … Continue reading

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13 February 2015 Dinner

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AYHMH 13 February 2015 Dinner A speedy dinner was prepared consisting of a mixture of NZ mussels,frozen peas, dehydrated bean powder, garlic, onion, Russian blue potato, seaweed, hot pepper powder, a mixture of four juices, and two corn tortillas. Quick … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Tortillas

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OJWIO 13 February 2015 Brown Rice Tortillas Eighteen Tortillas were made using brown rice. The rice about one liter was made into flour in a Wonder Mill. About 500 ml of nixtamalized corn was blended smooth with water. This was … Continue reading

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Breakfast

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XQJLD 8 February 2015 Breakfast Breaking with tradition. Breakfast consists of gruel, soy and peas served with skim milk and molasses for bit of iron and sweetener. A portion of dulse, seaweed, is ingested while waiting. This will satisfy until … Continue reading

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Gruel Seven Products

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OKIJG 7 February 2015 Gruel Seven Products A gruel was made from seven ingredients, nixtamalized corn, oats, sunflower, sorghum, almonds, wheat, walnuts. Five hundred ml of each product was beat to a slurry with water in the blender. All the … Continue reading

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Bean tortillas

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LXIQK 30 January 2015 Bean tortillas It was decided to make tortillas and adding a quantity of beans, with the purpose of fortifying the product. Nixtamalized corn and beans were mixed in the blender. This was then added to the … Continue reading

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Tortillas

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OTWWN 28 January 2015 Tortillas A batch of tortillas was made using garden nixtamalized corn and some commercial masa flour. The corn was made into a smooth texture in the blender with water then mixed with masa flour to get … Continue reading

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Johnny Cake.Second Attempt.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZHWTU 26 January 2015 Johnny Cake.Second Attempt. Johnny cake was made form Dent field Corn for flour and nixtamalized Indian Corn. This makes a fine Johnny Cake. Pictures depict the process.

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Starting Seeds.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KAWGL 25 January 2015 Starting Seeds Often one desires to test seeds for germination also to give them q good start. To germinate the seeds must be kept damp and have access to air. A damp wash cloth meets this … Continue reading

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