Monthly Archives: June 2014

Russian Blue Potatoes. Baby potatoes.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RIGRJ 29 June 2014 Russian Blue Potatoes One plant of the Russian blue Potatoes was dug to have some baby potatoes. The plant just came into blossom which is an indicator that some small potatoes are forming. There were enough … Continue reading

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Juicing Greens

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GOJJG 24 June 2014 Juicing Greens Eleven litres of juice was made from the current green garden vegetables. The vegetables were Injun cooked in a large pot, beat into a slurry and strained through a food mill. The end product … Continue reading

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Vegetable Juicing

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VEZPS 19 June 2014 Vegetable Juicing Five garden vegetables were pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. Broccoli, Kale, Collards, Romaine lettuce, Pak Choy. Pictures depict the process.

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Making Tortillas.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?IDLXO 19 June 2014 Making tortillas. After some research and experimentation a method of making tortillas has been established. Ingredients are home produced masa and whole wheat flour from wheat, about as basic as one can get. The masa flour … Continue reading

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Home grinding masa.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?NSTQC 19 June 2014 Home grinding masa After some experimentation and research in my opinion the only practical home method to grind masa into flour is via a simple home blender, It is relatively cheap and most people have a … Continue reading

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Masa

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HLITZ 18 June 2014 Masa Masa was made from a liter dent corn purchased from a bird supply market.This corn is clean and free from chaff. This process treating with calcium hydroxide makes the field corn digestible. After the masa … Continue reading

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Gruel

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YFFLI 18 June 2014 Gruel Gruel is made as needed and a bowl is ingested for breakfast daily. These particular ingredients are whole grain wheat, masa (conditioned corn), almonds, sunflower seeds, and pumpkin seeds. Each ingredient is blended in water … Continue reading

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Garlic

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OZSCN 17 June 2014 Garlic Scapes Garlic scapes are forming. These can be cut off and used like normal garlic cloves. I will leave them on to form seeds pods in some cases and grow some new plants from seed … Continue reading

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Making masa flour from raw corn

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SBQSQ 15 June 2014 Making masa flour from raw corn About a liter mixture of Indian or ornamental corn and some Dent corn was made into masa flour.The corn was placed in a pot with about three liters of water … Continue reading

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Preparing corn bed

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KSLTE 15 June 2014 Planting Indian coloured corn Indian corn about 70 kernels, which was allowed to germinate under a wet paper was planted today. The kernels were placed under a protective board. The board prevents the ground from drying … Continue reading

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