Monthly Archives: July 2016

18 July 2016 Blueberry Juice

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/18%20July%202016%20Blueberry%20Juice/HTML/ 18 July 2016 Blueberry Juice Twenty six pounds of blueberries were picked at Steward Berry Farm in Cathcart, ON and made into 24 liters of pressure canned juice. Cost was $2.30 per pound. The fruit is just coming on … Continue reading

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18 July 2016 Kitchen Knife

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/18%20July%202016%20Kitchen%20Knife/HTML/ 18 July 2016 Kitchen Knife Recently in a discount store a single knife was displayed in a bargain box. Price was eighty cents. It was purchased, since the cutting blade structure was unknown to the purchaser and the price … Continue reading

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17 July 2016 Garden Pictures

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/17%20July%202016%20Garden%20Pictures/HTML/ 17 July 2016 Garden Pictures Took garden pictures for posterity. My garden is excellent considering there was no rain of significance since the beginning of May. I water plants roots on my designated day due to city water restrictions. … Continue reading

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15 July 2016 Outdoor Burner

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/15%20July%202016%20Outdoor%20Burner/HTML/ 15 July 2016 Outdoor Burner Purchased an outside burner for preparing my produce for canning. It is around 50,000 BTU and fueled by propane. There is one control near the hand tank connection for regulating heat. It also has … Continue reading

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15 July 2016 Vegetable Juice

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/15%20July%202016%20Vegetable%20Juice/HTML/ 15 July 2016 Vegetable Juice Some garden vegetables were made into seven liters of juice. The ingredients were carrots, parsnips, cucumbers, and beets. Procedure was to wash, cut into small pieces, cover with water, cook until soft, hand bend … Continue reading

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14 July 2016 Garlic

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/14%20July%202016%20Garlic/HTML/ 14 July 2016 Garlic The garlic was serviced to produce Bulbils, and Rounds for planting in October 2016. The row of bulbils planted in 2015 produced 40 rounds, which will planted to produce first year garlic which is always … Continue reading

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14 July 2016 Potato Salad

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/14%20July%202016%20Potato%20Salad/HTML/ 14 July 2016 Potato Salad A potato salad was made utilising garden vegetables, namely Yukon gold potatoes 4 pounds, celery, and onion. Eggs were purchased from a local farmer. The dressing was made using canola oil ad egg yolks … Continue reading

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13 July 2016 Salad Dressing

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/13%20July%202016%20Salad%20Dressing/HTML/ 13 July 2016 Salad Dressing I wanted to make home produced salad dressing for potato salad. I studied several procedures on the internet and modified to suit my needs. Ingredients are three egg yolks, a tablespoon of white vinegar, … Continue reading

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13 July 2016 Gooseberry (Juice)

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/13%20July%202016%20European%20Gooseberry/HTML/ 13 July 2016 Gooseberry (Juice) My European gooseberry bush (Ribes uva-crispa) was harvested today and yielded 15 pounds of prime fruit. The fruit was processed into eleven liter jars of pressure canned juice. The juice is slightly tart which … Continue reading

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12 July 2016 Black Currant (Juice)

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/12%20July%202016%20Black%20Currant/HTML/ 12 July 2016 Black Currant (Juice) Four liters of pressure canned juice was made from berries picked from my second black currant bush. A liter of berries makes one liter of juice. Swiping the berry laden branch across a … Continue reading

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