Monthly Archives: November 2014

Processing Soy Beans.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RPGMQ 29 November 2014 Processing Soy Beans. One liter of dried soy beans were processed for a breakfast food. Procedure is rinse, boil for about half an hour, rinse again, soak for 12 hours,rinse, cook in pressure cooker for 1.5 … Continue reading

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Gruel Dehydrating.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EQCFK 29 November 2014 Gruel Dehydrating. An experiment was made by dehydrating some recently made gruel. The end product would make a fine home dry cereal for camping or daily use. It is dry enough to keep for relatively long … Continue reading

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Gruel

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FZIYW 29 November 2014 Gruel Five grain gruel was made from oats,almonds, wheat, sorghum, and nixtamalized Indian Corn. Process was grind in blender with water, cook in double boiler for 1.5 to 2 hours. Store in containers and freeze for … Continue reading

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Suntuf Panels for Garden Shed Roof.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QANAQ 21 September 2009 Shed Roof Replacerment with Suntuf Panels In 2004 a shed was build and typical PVC panels was used for the roof. Similar to Palruf, but am not certain of the name at this time. It may … Continue reading

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Sorghum Juicer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZi4vvwjCGw Extracting sugar cane juice using a home-made, Man-powered, ‘Green’ machine. This rough do it yourself device is cheap and effective. It probably is functional for Sorghum and Sugar Cane for extracting small quantities of juice.

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Oats

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PABYN 18 November 2014 Cavena Nuda,Cavena oat groats. While trying to find raw oat grains, some information was found about the various oats sold for human consumption.There is only one type oat available in raw form and this is a … Continue reading

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Gruel or Porridge.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OTGDY 16 November 2014 Gruel A four grain pot of gruel, porridge was made. This is about a ten day supply of breakfast cereal for one person. Ingredients are nixtamalized corn, whole wheat kernels, almonds, and sorghum. Each ingredient is … Continue reading

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Shelling Corn

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AQSBR 12 November 2014 Shelling Corn Approached a local farmer and purchased 20 cobs of dent field corn for making tortillas.The corn was plucked from the plants, as fresh as one can get. My recently purchased crank corn sheller performed … Continue reading

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Processsing Soy Beans

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FHVFT 10 November 2014 Processing Soy Beans One liter of dried soy beans was made into a puree of five liters.About 250 ml of molasses was added to mask the soy flavor. A bowl of these beans is ingested for … Continue reading

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Tortillas Corn and Beans

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CEVNE 8 November 2014 Tortillas Corn and Beans Eighteen tortillas were made with about 50% mixed beans, with nixtamalized home grown Indian corn, and Maseca, commercial flour to make the right texture. The tortillas were cooked in a cast iron … Continue reading

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