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Obtaining Quality Kefir Grains

Acquiring quality Kefir grains is left to chance. The commercial sellers of Kefir grains do not certify or test their product. Most people get their grains from a friend or probably from a seller on Kijiji. This is one seller’s … Continue reading

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13 January 2018 Commercial Kefir

http://durgan.org/2018/January%202018/13%20January%202018%20Commercial%20Kefir/HTML/ 13 January 2018 Commercial Kefir Tested some commercial kefir to see if the claim of live bacteria cultures was valid. A tablespoon of the kefir was mixed with 400 ml of whole milk and allowed to ferment for about … Continue reading

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12 January 2018 Wheat Tempeh 2

http://durgan.org/2018/January%202018/12%20January%202018%20Wheat%20Tempeh%202/HTML/ 12 January 2018 Wheat Tempeh 2 A new batch of wheat tempeh was made, slightly crushing the wheat kernels prior to fermenting. The purpose was to make the kernels more coherent when slicing. It did not achieve the desired … Continue reading

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11 January 2018 Wheat Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2018/January%202018/11%20January%202018%20Wheat%20Tempeh/HTML/ 11 January 2018 Wheat Tempeh Tempeh is successfully made using soy beans the typical tempeh. Now wheat is used for the base and I call it wheat tempeh. It ferments well, but the end product is not bound like … Continue reading

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10 January 2018 Gruel

http://durgan.org/2018/January%202018/10%20January%202018%20Gruel/HTML/ 10 January 2018 Gruel Gruel was made consisting of: spouted wheat,flax, nixtamalized corn,sunflower seeds, and almonds. This produces about a 30 day supply of breakfast cereal for one person. The ingredients about one liter of each were blended with … Continue reading

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6 January 2018 Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2018/6%20January%202018%20Tempeh/HTML/ 6 January 2018 Tempeh A batch of tempeh made. This was fermented 24 hours and is perfect. It is about a ten day supply for one person.

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31 December 2017 Kefir

http://durgan.org/2017/December 2017/31 December 2017 Kefir/HTML/ 31 December 2017 Kefir Kefir new batch 24 hours fermentation. Pictures depict process.

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30 December 2017 Walk (Morning Daily Walk)

http://durgan.org/2017/December%202017/30%20December%202017%20Walk/HTML/ 30 December 2017 Walk Walk daily with the little dog, Ginny. Temperature today is minus 10C. There is a bit of snow and sidewalks are slippery.The distance is about 3 km which takes about 40 minutes. In the Winter … Continue reading

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28 December 2017 Icers

http://durgan.org/2017/December 2017/28 December 2017 Icers/HTML/ 28 December 2017 Icers Experience. I buy one pair of icers a year. The sharp points flatten out quickly and are no longer sharp, after only wearing a few times.But thy still function with any … Continue reading

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28 December 2017 Kefir

http://durgan.org/2017/December%202017/28%20December%202017%20Kefir/HTML/ 28 December 2017 Kefir Daily making of kefir simplified. Tablespoon of solids is removed from an old batch, mixed with 400 ml of whole milk, placed in a clean half pint jar and set in a dark place at … Continue reading

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