Monthly Archives: February 2012

Orange Fruit Leather

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MMHXO 24 February 2012 Orange Leather. Twenty naval oranges were made into fruit leather. Pictures depict the method. The oranges were peeled and blended into a slurry. Since oranges have much juice the slurry was simply placed in the middle … Continue reading

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Fruit and Vegetable Leather 23 February 2012

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZACTY 23 February 2012 Fruit and Vegetable Leather Annotated pictures depict the method of making six 14 by 14 inch trays of fruit leather. It appears a great method of increasing the consumption of fruit and vegetables, which is a … Continue reading

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Fruit Leather (Jerky)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CKOAZ 17 February 2012 Fruit Leather (Jerky) Fruit leather (jerky) was made using the following:Frozen Cranberries $5.86 1 lb,,Bananas $1.98 2.5 lbs,Pear $2.77 2.33 lb,Buttercup squash $3.39 3.4 lb,California orange $2.15 3.16 lbs,Carrot $1.19 1.5 lbs, Yam $1.03 1.75 lb, … Continue reading

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Making Seedling Pots

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AJKVK 13 February 2012 Making Seedling Pots Seedling pots are made from a plastic cup. Four drainage holes are burned with a soldering iron into the sides of the cup, leaving a small reservoir for water. A coffee filter is … Continue reading

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Fruit Jerky

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KAVHT 11 February 2012 Fruit Jerky. Six 14 by 14 inch sheets of fruit jerky, (leather) was made to cost out the product. Each sheet was cut into edible pieces of 4.5 by 1.75 and the cost per small piece … Continue reading

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Fruit Leather- Finalizing the Method.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VBPOO 6 February 2012. Finalizing Method of Producing Fruit Leather Fruit leather was made, finalizing the method. It turned out perfectly. Thirty dollars of produce was purchased. It was washed, made into a slurry using the hand blender and counter … Continue reading

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Dehydrating fruit and making fruit leather.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GYICS 5 February 2012 Dehydrating fruit and making fruit leather. Peaches, plums, banana, Kiwi, and squash were purchased to make fruit leather.The squash was chosen to add more fibre, and was cooked in the microwave.All the fruit was washed and … Continue reading

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Fruit Leather

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MNFCF 4 February 2012 Fruit Leather. Apple, Pear Pineapple New ingredients were purchased to make fruit leather. Apple, Pear and half a Pineapple. The fruit was juiced to remove moisture, mixed and dehydrated at 57C for about six hours.The juice … Continue reading

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Dehydrated Fruit Leather

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ISHFU 3 February 2012 Dehydrated Fruit Leather. The Excalibur Dehydrator was received,(3900W Excalibur Dehydrator-9 Tray Large White) and my first attempt at making fruit leather was undertaken. Fruit was purchased from the local Supermarket, since this is off season for … Continue reading

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