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6 December 2016 Dinner

http://durgan.org/2016/December%202016/6%20December%202016%20Dinner/HTML/ 6 December 2016 Dinner (Dried Powder) Dinner from my stock of dehydrated vegetables. A tablespoon each of the dried vegetables was mixed with 3 cups of water and gently boiled for 15 minutes. The volume increase is about three … Continue reading

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4 December 2016 Sweet Potato Slips

http://durgan.org/2016/December%202016/4%20December%202016%20Sweet%20Potato%20Slips./HTML/ 4 December 2016 Sweet Potato Slips The last of my sweet potato from the 2016 crop was set aside to grow six slips. My procedure is to place the potato in soil just below the surface and let it … Continue reading

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27 November 2016 Sprouted Soy Beans

http://durgan.org/2016/November%202016/27%20November%202016%20Sprouted%20Soy%20Beans/HTML/ 27 November 2016 Sprouted Soy Beans Recently an interest was aroused regarding the various uses of soy beans. They are used daily cooked for breakfast in my household. Koreans use the beans sprouted so I determined to experiment. I … Continue reading

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24 November 2016 Garlic and Honey

http://durgan.org/2016/November%202016/24%20November%202016%20Garlic%20and%20Honey/HTML/ 24 November 2016 Garlic and Honey Most people find consuming raw garlic to be unpleasant simply to ingest let alone the inherent odor from consumption. For consumption infusing the crushed garlic with honey makes the ingredient more palatable. Procedure … Continue reading

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Garlic (Ingesting Raw)

http://durgan.org/2016/November%202016/24%20November%202015%20Garlic%20Ingesting%20raw/HTML/ 25 November 2015 Garlic (Ingesting raw). There are about 12 (about 5000 grams) pounds of quality garlic in the root cellar from the garden. It was decided to reap some of the touted benefits of garlic by ingesting 25 … Continue reading

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24 November 2016 Kefir. (From Whey)

http://durgan.org/2016/November%202016/24%20November%202016%20Kefir/HTML/ 24 November 2016 Kefir.(From Whey) Kefir is made each morning and the typical procedure is to separate the seeds and proceed. Experimenting, it was discovered the that the bacteria exist in sufficient quantities throughout the kefir for seeding. Thus … Continue reading

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23 November 2016 Sprouting rice

http://durgan.org/2016/November%202016/23%20Novembe%202016%20Sprouting%20rice/HTML/ 23 November 2016 Sprouting rice First attempt at sprouting rice, a 8 kg package of NuPak (USA) long brown rice was chosen. All the paraphernalia was collected and the rice was set aside to sprout in a warm dark … Continue reading

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23 November 2016 Utilizing Garlic

http://durgan.org/2016/November%202016/23%20November%202016%20Utilizing%20Garlic/HTML/ 23 November 2016 Utilizing Garlic The touted health benefits of garlic are only available in crushed garlic, and are reduced by heat above 60 degrees C. Also after an hour of being crushed benefits are reduced considerably. This implies … Continue reading

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21 November 2016 Gruel

http://durgan.org/2016/November%202016/21%20November%202016%20Gruel/HTML/ 21 November 2016 Gruel Six products were made into a gruel for daily breakfast cereal. Two cups of each ingredient was blended with water into a slurry, then mixed in a double boiler and cooked for about three hours. … Continue reading

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Reasonably priced canning lids.

http://www.fillmorecontainer.com/Orchard-Road-Widemouth-Dome-Lids-P6176.aspx Orchard Road Wide mouth Dome Lids Orchard Road Lids are BPA, BPS, Phthalate and Azodicarbonamide free. Discount Price Levels Pack Size Minimum Maximum Price Pack of 12 1 UNLIMITED $1.89 This works out to around 16 cents a lid … Continue reading

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