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14 August 2019 Beet Juice

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/14%20August%202019%20Beet%20Juice/HTML/ 14 August 2019 Beet Juice Garden beets were harvested and the leaves and beets were made into 9 liters of pressure canned juice. The juice is excellent. Pictures depict the process. Canning pressure is 15 PSI for 15 minutes.

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13 August 2019 Tomato Juice

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/13%20August%202019%20Tomato%20Juice/HTML/ 13 August 2019 Tomato Juice Tomatoes were picked from the garden from 24 plants of various types. Each tomato was perfect. A total of 13 liters of juice was obtained and pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes … Continue reading

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11 August 2019 Harvesting Garlic

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/11%20August%202019%20Harvesting%20Garlic/HTML/ 11 August 2019 Harvesting Garlic Garlic was harvested, trimmed and hung in shed to dry for about two weeks. The quality is excellent. I saved the bulbils which will be planted in October. My garlic keeps in the cold … Continue reading

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10 August 2019 New Bread

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/10%20August%202019%20New%20Bread/HTML/ 10 August 2019 New ad I grind my flour using red fife wheat and decided to make a simple bread. The dough is flour, baking powder, olive oil, and water. The ball of dough is made into balls of … Continue reading

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9 August 2019 Perogies

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/9%20August%202019%20Perogies/HTML/ 9 August 2019 Perogies Perogies were made. The fill was garlic, a piece of tempeh, onion, blue cheese, tomato, and a large potato. The fill was saute in olive oil. The crust was whole wheat flour, two tablespoons of … Continue reading

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7 August 2019 Dinner

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/7%20August%202019%20Dinner/HTML/ 7 August 2019 Dinner Dinner for four adults, and three children: Rib roast with gravy blended from well cooked vegetable for starch for making gravy.Sliced cucumbers, sliced tomatoes,beets, beet greens, carrots, potatoes. Cool barley tea. Vegetables were steamed. Produce … Continue reading

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6 August 2019 Soy Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/6%20August%202019%20Soy%20Tempeh/HTML/ 6 August 2019 Soy Tempeh Pictures of soy tempeh after 24 hours of fermentation. Another 24 hours will be allowed for further fermentation before termination. A perfect cake. Shown is half the quantity of 500 ml of beans processed. … Continue reading

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6 August 2019 Perogies (Original)

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/6%20August%202019%20Perogies/HTML/ 6 August 2019 Perogies First attempt at making perogies. The filling is a bit of a stir fry, garlic from garden, tomato from garden, onion from garden, cheese, and chickpea tempeh. The shell is whole wheat flour ground from … Continue reading

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6 August 2019 Chickpea tempeh

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/6%20August%202019%20Chickpea%20tempeh/HTML/ 6 August 2019 Chickpea tempeh Made chickpea tempeh and part of the mold was not activated by the starter. I removed the non-activated peas and placed the molds at room temperature in a large pot and allowed fermentation for … Continue reading

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4 August 2019 Tomatoes

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/4%20August%202019%20Tomatoes/HTML/ 4 August 2019 Tomatoes Twenty four tomato plants were watered with rainwater from my three roof collection barrels. Each plant roots received a pailful for a total of 24 pails or about two wheelbarrows full. Also some new strings … Continue reading

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