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11 September 2019 Processing Garlic

http://durgan.org/2019/September%202019/11%20September%202019%20Processing%20garlic/HTML/ 11 September 2019 Processing garlic Garlic processing. Removing skins from garlic can be an onerous job particularly if numerous bulbs are involved. Also garlic to be utilized should be crushed and set aside to mature for at least fifteen … Continue reading

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11 September 2019 Tempeh Soy

http://durgan.org/2019/September%202019/11%20September%202019%20Tempeh%20Soy/HTML/ 11 September 2019 Tempeh Soy Tempeh was made. Pictures annotated depict the method. ———————————————————————– http://durgan.org/2019/September%202019/12%20September%202019%20Tempeh%20Soy/HTML/ 12 September 2019 Tempeh Soy Picture after 24 hours fermenting at 31C. It will be allowed to fermnt another 12 hours before stopping fermenting. … Continue reading

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4 September 2019 Tomatoes (Juicing)

http://durgan.org/2019/September%202019/4%20September%202019%20Tomatoes/HTML/ 4 September 2019 Tomatoes (juicng) Twenty four pounds of tomatoes were made into 9 liters of pressure canned juice. Pressure canned was done at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. Each liter has about 2.5 pounds of tomatoes. The tomatoes … Continue reading

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3 September 2019 Elderberry(Sambucus canadensis)

http://durgan.org/2019/September%202019/3%20September%202019%20Elderberry(Sambucus%20canadensis)/HTML/ 3 September 2019 Elderberry(Sambucus canadensis) 3 September 2019 Elderberry(Sambucus canadensis) Elderberry are ripe in the wild. My neighbor had one bush and I picked the berries and processed them. They make a quality juice. Process is: remove the berries … Continue reading

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3 December 2019 Niagara Grapes (Juicing)

http://durgan.org/2019/September%202019/3%20December%202019%20Niagara%20Grapes%20(Juicing)/HTML/ 3 December 2019 Niagara Grapes (Juicing) Eleven pounds of Niagara Grapes from my one garden vine were made into 6 liters of pressure canned juice. The juice is slightly tart but pleasant.The vine foliage suffered from some Japanese beetle … Continue reading

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2 September 2019 Blackberry versus Raspberry (Difference)

2 September 2019 Blackberry versus Raspberry (Difference) http://durgan.org/2019/September%2 September 2019 Blackberry versus Raspberry202019/2%20September%202019%20Blackberry%20versus%20Raspberry/HTML/ 2 September 2019 Blackberry versus Raspberry (Difference) The easiest way to tell the difference between the two is by the core, where the stem attaches to the … Continue reading

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2 September 2019 Blackberry versus Raspberry (Difference)

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2 September 2019 Blackberries

http://durgan.org/2019/September%202019/2%20September%202019%20Blackberries/HTML/ 2 September 2019 Blackberries There are three blackberry bushes in the garden. Usually the rabbits denude the shoots during the Winter but this year they survived.There are a reasonable number of berries. I have never found any in my … Continue reading

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1 September 2019 Sweet Potato

http://durgan.org/2019/September%202019/1%20September%202019%20Sweet%20Potato/HTML/ 1 September 2019 Sweet Potato There are four plants in the garden and this is the first harvested.The plant yielded 6.5 pounds of quality potatoes. One was steam cooked. The other three plants will be left for about three … Continue reading

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31 August 2019 Vidalia Onion (no bite)

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/31%20August%202019%20Vidalia%20Onion/HTML/ 31 August 2019 Vidalia Onion This onion has no bite and makes an excellent sandwich onion. It grows well in my garden.

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