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Frozen Peas. Meaningful label

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YYJSB 25 March 2015 Frozen Peas. Meaningful label Being concerned about the supermarket food available, I prefer products grown and packaged in North America. I use from 2 to 4 pounds of frozen peas per week and today found packages … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Slips

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PONGC 18 March 2015 Planting potato slips in soil. Roots have formed on the potato slips and were planted in soil. The shoots can be planted in soil directly without this step in warm climates and they will grow if … Continue reading

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Seed Germination

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZZZCB 18 March 2015 Seed Germination Seeds are germinated in the absorbent used in adult Depend diapers readily available in pharmacies.The diaper is cut apart and the absorbent removed.The advantage is the absorbent holds moisture and is loose enough structure … Continue reading

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8 March 2015 Durgan’s Garden.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ORFPL 8 March 2015 Durgan’s Garden. Pictures of the garden on the cusp of Spring. There is about a foot of snow on the level and the temperature is zero degrees C.

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Hummus four grain

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WFDEB 6 March 2015 Hummus Hummus was made using chickpeas, sesame seeds, flax seeds, sunflower seeds and some home made ghee.The small seeds were ground in a coffee grinder and cooked for ten minutes in the microwave. The dried chickpeas … Continue reading

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Making Ghee

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RFJOJ 5 March 2015 Ghee My ghee. Pure fat, Replaces typical commercial cooking oils. Instructions: http://deliciouslyorganic.net/how-to-make-ghee-clarified-butter/ Melt butter in a medium sauce pan over low heat. Let cook for about 30-40 minutes until butter has separated (you will see a … Continue reading

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Potato tortillas

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KKTYV 3 March 2015 Potato tortillas Tortillas were made using baked Russian Blue Potatoes and nixtamalized corn. The ingredients were blended with water and mixed in a pot with Meseca flour to make the dough. The shaped balls were pressed … Continue reading

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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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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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