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4 September 2018 Watermelon Juice

http://durgan.org/2018/Septmber%202018/4%20September%202018%20Watermelon%20Juice/HTML/ 4 September 2018 Watermelon Juice One 7 kilo watermelon from the garden was transformed into 5 liters of pressure canned juice, 15 PSI for 15 minutes. Pictures depict the method.

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2 September 2018 Barrel Disposal

http://durgan.org/2018/Septmber%202018/2%20September%202018%20Barrel%20disposal./HTML/ 2 September 2018 Barrel disposal My US 50 gallon water barrels (5) need replacing,since they have rusted in spots and are leaking. No disposal facility will take them unless flattened. I use a reciprocating saw and cut off both … Continue reading

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1 September 2018 Sweet Potatoes

http://durgan.org/2018/Septmber%202018/1%20September%202018%20Sweet%20Potatoes/HTML/ 1 September 2018 Sweet Potatoes There are ten sweet potato plants. It was decided to determine the size since the season is ending. Three plants were dug and about one kilo of small tubers was obtained. The largest of … Continue reading

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31 August 2018 Tomato Juice (Pure Tomato Juice)

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/31%20August%202018%20Tomato%20Juice/HTML/ 31 August 2018 Tomato Juice Fifty six pounds of tomatoes were picked and processed into pure tomato juice meaning nothing was added. The tomatoes were cooked in their own juice. The tomatoes were quartered and cooked about 20 minutes, … Continue reading

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30 August 2018 Watermelon Juice

30 August 2018 Watermelon Juice http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/30%20August%202018%20Watermelon%20Juice/HTML/ 30 August 2018 Watermelon Juice Two Sugar Baby watermelon weighing 5 and 4 kg were taken from the garden and made into juice. The complete watermelon was used rind and all. The material was … Continue reading

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29 August 2018 Watermelon

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/29%20August%202018%20Watermelon/HTML/ 29 August 2018 Watermelon The first watermelon of the 2018 season. Put outdoors on 5 June 2018 from seedlings. The round ones are Sugar Baby. The one striped one over wintered and came up from seed. I counted 15 … Continue reading

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29 August 2018 Dehydrating liquids

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/29%20August%202018%20Dehydrating%20liquids/29%20August%202018%20Dehydrating%20liquids/HTML/ 29 August 2018 Dehydrating liquids Dehydrating liquids is a major issue since the dried product sticks to the drying tray. I have experimented with the various commercial solutions to the problems and all are useless. My solution is: Lightly … Continue reading

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28 August 2018 Vegetables for dehydrating

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/28%20August%202018%20Vegetables%20for%20dehydrating/HTML/ 28 August 2018 Vegetables for dehydrating Garden vegetables were picked and processed for dehydrating into a powder for storage at room temperature. Vegetables available are carrots, beets, onion, daikon, kale, tomato, pepper and green beans. The process is to … Continue reading

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27 August 2018 Dinner (Chickpea Tempeh)

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/27%20August%202018%20Dinner/HTML/ 27 August 2018 Dinner (Chickpea Tempeh) Experimenting on making tempeh using chickpeas. It is ready today so decided to have my first meal using a piece. It turned out quite well. Experimenting I didn’t do pictures so will do … Continue reading

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26 August 2018 Dehydrated Vegetables. Reconstituting.

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/26%20August%202018%20Dehydrated%20Vegetables.%20Reconstituting./HTML/ 26 August 2018 Dehydrated Vegetables. Reconstituting. Around 1000 grams of various dehydrated vegetables are now ready for use stored as a powder. About 100 grams per day will be reconstituted 2 to 1 with water and added to my … Continue reading

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