Monthly Archives: October 2015

25 October 2015 Apple Juice

http://www.durgan.org/2015/October%202015/25%20October%202015%20Apple%20Juice/HTML/ 25 October 2015 Apple Juice Twenty five pounds of organic apples were processed into 14 liter jars of juice. The apples were washed, cut into quarters,covered with water in a cooking pot, cooked until soft, blended into a slurry, … Continue reading

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24 October 2015 Beans

http://www.durgan.org/2015/October%202015/24%20October%202015%20Beans/HTML/ 24 October 2015 Beans Nine types of beans purchased from a bulk barn were pressure cooked and blended into a mash and stored in plastic containers.They are frozen and used as required. I use them as a reasonable replacement … Continue reading

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22 October 2015 Horseradish

http://www.durgan.org/2015/October%202015/22%20October%202015%20Horseradish/HTML/ 22 October 2015 Horseradish One horseradish plant was harvested and made into horseradish condiment. Two root pieces were placed in pots and buried in the ground to overwinter for the 2016 harvest.They will be moved to a final location … Continue reading

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19 October 2015 Planting Garlic

http://www.durgan.org/2015/October%202015/19%20October%202015%20Planting%20Garlic/HTML/ 19 October 2015 Planting Garlic Garlic was planted to be harvested in July 2016. A row of bulbils was planted at about 2 inch spacing, a row of rounds planted at 4 inch spacing and five rows (80 cloves) … Continue reading

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13 October 2015 Pemmican

http://www.durgan.org/2015/October%202015/13%20October%202015%20Pemmican/HTML/ 13 October 2015 Pemmican Pemmican was made from, eye of round beef, mixed vegetables, nixtamalized Indian corn, concord grapes, and cranberries. The vegetables, grapes, and cranberries were dehydrated from previously canned juice. When dehydrated and very dry all the … Continue reading

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10 October 2015 Pemmican

http://www.durgan.org/2015/October%202015/10%20October%202015%20Pemmican/HTML/ 10 October 2015 Pemmican Pemmican was made from eye of round beef, Natto soy beans, blueberry, cranberry and suet. The ingredients were dehydrated until very dry, beat into powder in the blender, mixed with the suet, made into one … Continue reading

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8 October 2015 Pemmican

http://www.durgan.org/2015/October%202015/8%20October%202015%20Pemmican/HTML/ 8 October 2015 Pemmican First attempt at making pemmican.Ingredients are eye of round beef, blueberries, cranberries, gruel, saturated with rendered beef fat. All the ingredients were dehydrated and beat into a powder in the blender. They were mixed thoroughly … Continue reading

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6 October 2015 Cranberry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/2015/October%202015/6%20October%202015%20Cranberry%20Juice/HTML/ 6 October 2015 Cranberry Juice Twenty four pounds of pristine cranberries were purchased from Costco ($1.66 per pound) and processed into 35 liter jars of pressure canned juice. Cranberries are tart so to ameliorate this, 20 pounds of various … Continue reading

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