Monthly Archives: September 2015

30 September 2015 Natto

http://www.durgan.org/2015/September%202015/30%20September%202015%20Natto/HTML/ 30 September 2015 Natto Natto was produced utilizing a new convenient method particularly incubation.. I have an Excalibur dehydrator with stable temperature control namely around 41 degrees centigrade.I have some Natto spores kept in the refrigerator direct from Japan. … Continue reading

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25 5eptember 2015 Seven Vegetable Juice

http://www.durgan.org/2015/September%202015/25%205eptember%202015%20Seven%20Vegetable%20Juice/HTML/index.htm 25 5eptember 2015 Seven Vegetable Juice The last of the garden vegetables for 2015 were made into a seven vegetable juice. The vegetables were eggplant, peppers, celery, tomato, basil, dill and onion.Twenty eight liters of juice was obtained and … Continue reading

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23 September 2015 Watermelon Pressure Canning

www.durgan.org/2015/September 2015/23 September 2015 Watermelon Pressure Canning/HTML 23 September 2015 Watermelon Pressure Canning Three nine pound watermelon were processed into seven liters of juice. The complete watermelon was utilized rind and all. I cooked some rind alone and made a … Continue reading

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19 September 2015 Shelling Indian Corn

http://www.durgan.org/2015/September%202015/19%20September%202015%20Shelling%20Indian%20Corn/HTML/ 19 September 2015 Shelling Indian Corn The Indian Corn was dry enough to remove the kernels from the cobs, commonly called shelling. The corn was put through a hand cranked shelling device which removes the kernels. The kernel were … Continue reading

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18 September 2015 Pumpkin Juice

http://www.durgan.org/2015/September%202015/18%20September%202015%20Pumpkin%20Juice/HTML/index.htm 18 September 2015 Pumpkin Juice One 20 pound pumpkin was purchased locally,many pumpkins are grown in the area,and processed into 18 liters of juice. Each liter contains one pound of pumpkin.Process was to remove seeds, which were processed separately … Continue reading

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16 September 2015 Concord Grape Harvest

http://www.durgan.org/2015/September%202015/16%20September%202015%20Concord%20Grape%20Harvest/HTML/ 16 September 2015 Concord Grape Harvest The concord grapes from my one plant were harvested. Twenty five pounds of quality grapes were obtained. There was no bird damage, no cob webs and no mold or dead grapes.The brix reading … Continue reading

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14 September 2015 Concord Grape Juice

http://www.durgan.org/2015/September%202015/14%20September%202015%20Concord%20Grape%20Juice/HTML/index.htm 14 September 2015 Concord Grape Juice Seventy five pounds of Concord Grapes were purchased from a Vineyard ($25.00 per bushel) on the Niagara escarpment.The grapes are in peak condition.The removed substrate weighed 5 pounds, and the strained seeds weighed … Continue reading

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11 September 2015 Niagara Grape Juice

http://www.durgan.org/2015/September%202015/11%20September%202015%20Niagara%20Grape%20Juice/HTML/ 11 September 2015 Niagara Grape Juice Ten pounds of Niagara Grapes were harvested from the garden and made into 9 liters of juice. The grapes were removed from the cluster by swiping across a mesh screen, covered with water, … Continue reading

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4 September 2015 Pear Juice

http://www.durgan.org/2015/September%202015/4%20September%202015%20Pear%20Juice/HTML/index.htm 4 September 2015 Pear Juice Forty pounds, a bushel, of purchased pears,$25.00, were allowed to ripen for four days and made into 37 liter jars of pressure canned juice. The stem of the pear was pulled off and the … Continue reading

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3 September 2015 Indian Corn Harvest

http://www.durgan.org/2015/September%202015/3%20September%202015%20Indian%20Corn%20Harvest/HTML/ 3 September 2015 Indian Corn Harvest Indian corn patch was harvested today.Twenty pounds were obtained from the patch of 8 by 10 feet. A raiding squirrel has taken around half the crop over the growing season.The husks were removed … Continue reading

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