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Maseca Corn Flour to make tortillas

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZNMBB 21 October 2014 Maseca Corn Flour to make tortillas Some Maseca, nixtamalized corn flour, was found in my local supermarket. It was used to make tortillas. This is a simple easy procedure, simply add water to make a dough, … Continue reading

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Crushing Garlic

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QBBJG 20 October 2014 Crushing Garlic There is much information about the benefits of ingesting a clove of raw garlic daily. The clove must be crushed and exposed to air for about ten minutes before ingesting to obtain maximum benefits.The … Continue reading

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Indian Corn Tortillas.Garden to Plate.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HPVDY 19 October 2014 Indian Corn Tortillas.Garden to Plate. Indian corn from my garden was made into tortillas. The corn was dried on the cob, shelled by hand with the aid of a simple tool,, nixtamalized by boiling for 20 … Continue reading

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Planting Garlic

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MYHED 18 October 2014 Planting Garlic About 100 cloves of hard neck garlic was planted for harvest in July of 2015. The cloves were saved from my 2014 garlic harvest. Only the largest cloves were selected for planting.The cloves were … Continue reading

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Pure Raw Cranberry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QMSJD 18 October 2014 Pure Raw Cranberry Juice A 12 0z or 340 gram package of raw cranberries was made into pure juice by processing through a Champion Juicer.Cost of berries was $2,50. Eight ounces of juice was obtained. The … Continue reading

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Planting Elephant Garlic

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PDWVD 17 October 2014 Planting Elephant Garlic First time attempting to grow Elephant Garlic.Four large perfect bulbs were purchased for $3.99 each from the supermarket. The yield was 20 large cloves. These were planted in two rows at about six … Continue reading

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Planting bulbils.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JMCUS 16 October 2014 Planting bulbils. A row of about 100 bulbils was planted at two inch centers. Bulbils are garlic clone seeds. They take usually three years to reach bulb size,clones of the host, with successive yearly plantings.The garlic … Continue reading

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Planting Horseradish

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LOYDQ 16 October 2014 Planting Horseradish Two horseradish plants were placed in the garden. These two plants were placed in the pots when the horseradish was processed on 7 September 2014.The bed was rototilled and some sand was added to … Continue reading

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Corn Sheller

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EOJGD 16 October 2014 Corn Sheller A small hand corn sheller purchased off the internet was used to shell about a liter of my Indian corn. It works reasonably well if the cob is not too large. A knife and … Continue reading

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Cranberry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WUPPJ 15 October 2014 Cranberry Juice About 25 pounds of cranberries was ordered from Johnstone’s Cranberries in Bala, Ontario. Cost was $60.00 plus $30.00 shipping. This was made into 25 liters of juice. Each liter has about a liter of … Continue reading

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