Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pear Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GIPEF 24 September 2012 Pear Juice. Twenty pounds of Bosc pears was processed into 14 litres of juice.A bushel of pears is about 40 pounds only half the quantity ws processed today.The pears were ripened by placing in the refrigerator … Continue reading

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Juicing Peppers,Egg Plant, and Kale.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CNAVT 23 September 2012 Juicing Peppers,Egg Plant, and Kale. Fifteen pound of peppers, five pounds of Egg Plan, and five Pounds of Kale was made into fourteen litres of juice.The fourteen litre jars were pressure canned at 15 PSI for … Continue reading

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Peppers

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EVAHQ 23 September 2012 Peppers Frost is imminent so the last of the peppers were picked about 20 pounds.Over the season about 40 to 60 pounds of fruit was produced by these nine plants. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LSQWP 2 June 2012 Peppers lowering … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Raspberry Pilot Bread

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BNIYM 21 September 2012 Pumpkin Raspberry Pilot Bread Whole grain wheat pilot bread made from pumpkin seed paste and raspberries with seeds removed. No salt, fat or sugar added.Pieces baked at 375F on both sides for 30 minutes to insure … Continue reading

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Yard Clean-up.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HTVDK 20 September 2012 Yard Clean-up. The pithy hardy hibiscus vegetation was cut down and shredded and added to the compost pile. The bush was lassoed and cut with a saw. This makes the job easy and took about 20 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Juice.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PDQKV 20 September 2012 Pumpkin Juice. Twenty pounds of processed pumpkin was made into 12 litres of juice, which was pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage at room temperature. Annotated pictures depict the process.

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Processing Pumpkin Seeds

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GEGJA 20 September 2012 Processing Pumpkin Seeds Method of processing pumpkin seeds. The seeds are cooked in a water bath for about an hour them put through a Champion Juicer to separate the hulls from the required pulp.The output makes … Continue reading

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Tomato Juice.Sixty pounds processed

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RJSIZ 17 September 2012 . Tomato Juice.Sixty pounds processed Sixty pound of tomatoes was processed into 22 litre jars of pure tomato juice in two batches.Each litre of juice contains about three pound of tomatoes. The jars were pressure canned … Continue reading

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Yard Clean-up.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TKJQR 17 September 2012 . Garden Clean-up. Potato area rototilled to disturb soil bugs and all weeds were removed. The small amount of wood chip mulch remaining was rototilled into the underlying soil. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DXTRO 13 September 2012. Yard cleanup Yard … Continue reading

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Storing Seed Potatoes.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GXKUR 17 September 2012 . Storing seed potatoes. The potatoes are of superior quality this year, so some will be stored for the 2013 seeding. Reasonable size are selected and stored in individual paper bags and stored in as cool … Continue reading

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