Monthly Archives: March 2016

30 March 2016 Chickpea and Lentil Soup

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27 March 2016 Chayote Squash Sprouting

http://durgan.org/2016/March%202016/27%20March%202016%20Chayote%20Squash%20Sprouting/HTML/ 27 March 2016 Chayote Squash Sprouting Three chayote squash were placed in a warm spot in light and allowed to sprout. It took about three weeks before sprouts appeared. They will be allowed to get larger then will be … Continue reading

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17 March 2016 Chayote Squash

http://durgan.org/2016/March%202016/29%20March%202016%20Chayote%20in%20pots/HTML/ 29 March 2016 Chayote in pots Three Chayote squash were planted in soil in pots and placed in greenhouse on a warming mat. The green stem was just placed at soil surface level. http://durgan.org/2016/March%202016/17%20March%202016%20Chayote%20Squash/HTML/ 17 March 2016 Chayote Squash … Continue reading

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17 March 2016 Okra

http://durgan.org/2016/March%202016/17%20March%202016%20Okra/HTML/ 17 March 2016 Okra Bought a package of okra ($4.99) and experimented with cooking. Cut off the stem end, cut into small pieces, steamed for about 12 minutes, mixed with butter in frying pan and served. One method of … Continue reading

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14 March 2016 Bean Sauce

http://durgan.org/2016/March%202016/14%20March%202016%20Bean%20Sauce/HTML/ 14 March 2016 Bean Sauce Home made bean sauce was made to enhance the flavour previously cooked dried beans. The ingredients were a liter of tomato juice, a liter of seven mixed vegetables, two chopped onions, chopped garlic bulb … Continue reading

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14 March 2016 Gruel. Breakfast Cereal

http://durgan.org/2016/March%202016/14%20March%202016%20Gruel.%20Breakfast%20Cereal/HTML/ 14 March 2016 Gruel.Breakfast Cereal Gruel was made from whole wheat kernels, chia seeds, almonds, sunflower seeds. The seeds were beat in the blender with water and placed in a double boiler cooking pot, which prevents burning. Cooked for … Continue reading

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Chayote Squash

Two choyote squash were purchased from a local supermarket and there will be an attempt to grow them this Summer. http://durgan.org/2016/March%202016/10%20March%202016%20Chayote%20Squash%20Prep%20for%20germination/HTML/ 10 March 2016 Chayote Squash Prep for germination. http://homeguides.sfgate.com/germinate-chayote-squash-24348.html How to Germinate Chayote Squash Chayote seeds germinate quickly and … Continue reading

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7 March 2016 Chitting Potatoes

http://durgan.org/2016/March%202016/7%20March%202016%20Chitting%20Potatoes/HTML/ 7 March 2016 Chitting Potatoes Chitting potatoes is the process of growth under bright light conditions to form green shoots from the eyes. This gives the seed stock an early start. Chitting takes about six weeks to get green … Continue reading

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6 March 2016 Walla Walla Onion

http://durgan.org/2016/March%202016/6%20March%202016%20Walla%20Walla%20Onion/HTML/ 6 March 2016 Walla Walla Onion Allium cepa ‘Walla Walla’; Family: Liliaceae (Lily Family) Ten sprouted Walla Walla Onion seeds were planted individually in seedling pots. They were sprouted in a damp serviette and germinated in three days. Experience … Continue reading

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