Monthly Archives: July 2012

Preserving Garden Vegetables by Dehydrating.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JBAOD 22 July 2012.Preserving Garden Vegetables by Dehydrating. All produce currently available in the garden was chosen. Carrots,basil,purslane,green beans,green peppers,parsnips,turnip,tomato,cabbage,egg plant,beets,cucumber,Walla Walla onion,Black Russian potatoes,and okra.Processing was almost identical for all produce, which is, cut into small pieces and blend … Continue reading

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Tomato Juice.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EKBNS 22 July 2012 Tomato Juice. Approximately twelve pounds of tomatoes were made into six litres of juice with some beets adsed to enhance colour All the products were picked immediately prior to processing.The product was carefully Pressure Canned at … Continue reading

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Serendipity. Dehydrating Vegetables.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XKMVQ 21 July 2012 Serendipity. Dehydrating Vegetables. Experimenting dehydrating vegetables, and expecting a mundane leather, a serendipitous result was obtained. The vegetables completely dehydrated into small pieces. Dehydration was for six hours in the Excalibur set at 125F\52C. At first … Continue reading

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A Real Meal

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HBMYF 21 July 2012 A Real Meal A nourishing meal was prepared and consumed in about forty minutes. Most of the ingredients are from the garden, and purchased items were previously prepared, except for the mussels, which are one of … Continue reading

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Blueberry Fruit Leather(Logistics)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KSWVC 20 July 2012 Blueberry Fruit Leather(Logistics) Fruit leather in general is not a cheap item to produce.Each large sheet in the photographs requires about two pound of berries, which presently cost 3.00 per pound. If the sheet is cut … Continue reading

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Blueberry Fruit Leather.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?IJANT 19 July 2012 Blueberry Fruit Leather Three litres, about three pounds, of blueberries were made into fruit leather.The selected berries were hand blended into a slurry. The hand blender allows one to beat into a fine slurry, whereas a … Continue reading

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Blueberry Juice.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DIZER 19 July 2012 Blueberry Juice Twenty three pounds of blueberries were picked ($2.60\lb) at a commercial farm (Kent Kreek, Norfolk County, ON). The berries were as perfect as they can be. About fifteen pounds were made into ten litres … Continue reading

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Tomato Juice(beets,okra,egg plant,celery,basil,parsley,dill)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZUFLP 18 July 2012 Tomato Juice(beets,okra,egg plant,celery,basil,parsley,dill) Thirty pounds of tomatoes were picked and were made into juice flavoured with other mature produce from the garden.Beets are added to enhance the tomato colour.The other ingredient are to enhance flavour, and … Continue reading

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Tomatoes Picked today.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FWAXX 18 July 2012 Tomatoes Picked today. Thirty pounds of tomatoes were picked. About three pounds of the small cherry type (Red Currant) and 26 pounds of various from the main tomato patch.All will be processed into juice.Total tomatoes from … Continue reading

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Goja Berry and Blueberry Juice.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BXFRZ 17 July 2012 Goja Berry and Blueberry Juice. Five pounds of Goja berries and ten pounds of Blueberries were made into juice. Both berries were freshly picked. Goja berries cost $30.00 per pound and the five pounds came to … Continue reading

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