Monthly Archives: October 2014

Pure Raw Cranberry Juice

http://durgan.org/2014/October%202014/18%20October%202014%20Pure%20Raw%20Cranberry%20Juice/HTML/ 18 October 2014 Pure Raw Cranberry Juice A 12 0z or 340 gram package of raw cranberries was made into pure juice by processing through a Champion Juicer.Cost of berries was $2,50. Eight ounces of juice was obtained. The … Continue reading

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Planting Elephant Garlic

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PDWVD 17 October 2014 Planting Elephant Garlic First time attempting to grow Elephant Garlic.Four large perfect bulbs were purchased for $3.99 each from the supermarket. The yield was 20 large cloves. These were planted in two rows at about six … Continue reading

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Planting bulbils.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JMCUS 16 October 2014 Planting bulbils. A row of about 100 bulbils was planted at two inch centers. Bulbils are garlic clone seeds. They take usually three years to reach bulb size,clones of the host, with successive yearly plantings.The garlic … Continue reading

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Planting Horseradish

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LOYDQ 16 October 2014 Planting Horseradish Two horseradish plants were placed in the garden. These two plants were placed in the pots when the horseradish was processed on 7 September 2014.The bed was rototilled and some sand was added to … Continue reading

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Corn Sheller

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EOJGD 16 October 2014 Corn Sheller A small hand corn sheller purchased off the internet was used to shell about a liter of my Indian corn. It works reasonably well if the cob is not too large. A knife and … Continue reading

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Cranberry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WUPPJ 15 October 2014 Cranberry Juice About 25 pounds of cranberries was ordered from Johnstone’s Cranberries in Bala, Ontario. Cost was $60.00 plus $30.00 shipping. This was made into 25 liters of juice. Each liter has about a liter of … Continue reading

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Grinding Nixtamal to Masa

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VAOUZ 14 October 2014 Grinding Nixtamal to Masa Nixtamal,the nixtamilized wet corn, need be ground into masa, the dough of which tortillas are made. Home grinders do not grind wet materials either quickly, or efficiently or not at all. After … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Tortillas

http://durgan.org/2014/October%202014/13%20October%202014%20Whole%20wheat%20tortillas/HTML/ 13 October 2014 Whole wheat tortillas Perfecting a method of making whole wheat tortillas. The wheat flour is made in a WonderMill from whole wheat kernels.The flour is mixed with some water to make a dough.(No salt, oil or … Continue reading

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Nixtamalized soy beans and corn

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VOXJS 12 October 2014 Nixtamalized soy beans and corn Nixtamalized corn is a method of releasing field corn nutrients to make a wholesome food which is a South American staple. It was decided to make a mixture of soy beans … Continue reading

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Brussels sprouts

http://durgan.org/2014/October%202014/12%20October%202014%20Brussels%20sprouts/HTML/ 12 October 2014 Brussels sprouts. Brussels sprouts Five Brussels sprout plants were dug up. Brussels sprouts grow well in my area. The plants must be sprayed during the season to make perfect sprouts, since the grey and white cabbage … Continue reading

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