Monthly Archives: October 2016

31 October 2016 Dehydrated Broccoli Powder

http://durgan.org/2016/October%202016/31%20October%202016%20Dehydrated%20Broccoli%20Powder/HTML/ 31 October 2016 Dehydrated Broccoli Powder Three purchased broccoli heads were made into dehydrated vegetable powder for storage. The heads were blended into slurry with water and half a cup of dried nixtamalized corn kernels, poured onto a Teflon … Continue reading

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30 October 2016 Fire Kit

http://durgan.org/2016/October%202016/30%20October%202016%20Fire%20Kit/HTML/ 30 October 2016 Fire Kit A practical quick fire kit. Cotton balls and a flint striker are the basic requirements, stored in a waterproof container. Once a flame is made it can be enlarged as required.The cotton balls ignite … Continue reading

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25 Ocober 2016 Tomato Dehydrated using Psyllium

http://durgan.org/2016/October%202016/25%20Ocober%202016%20Tomato%20Dehydrated%20using%20Psyllium./HTML/ 25 Ocober 2016 Tomato Dehydrated using Psyllium Instead of using nixtamalized corn to inhabit the dehydrated material from sticking to the pan, I now use psyllium husks purchased from a bulk food store. About 1/4 of cup is added … Continue reading

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23 October 2016 Dehydrating Potatoes

http://durgan.org/2016/October%202016/23%20October%202016%20Dehydrating%20Potatoes/HTML/ 23 October 2016 Dehydrating Potatoes Some Red Pontiac potatoes were dehydrated into a powder for long term storage. The potatoes were blended into a slurry of water and nixtamalized corn (to inhibit the slurry from sticking to the pan … Continue reading

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23 October 2016 Dehydrating Carrots

http://durgan.org/2016/October%202016/23%20October%202016%20Dehydrating%20Carrots/HTML/ 23 October 2016 Dehydrating Carrots About a pound of carrots were dehydrated. The carrots were blended into a slurry with water as required. About 750 ml of slurry is required to fill the Teflon pan used for dehydrating. The … Continue reading

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21 Ocober 2016 Making Dried Tomato Powder.

http://durgan.org/2016/October%202016/21%20Ocober%202016%20Making%20Dried%20Tomato%20Powder./HTML/ 21 October 2016 Making Dried Tomato Powder. Four trays of 750 ml each of tomatoes were made into a slurry, dehydrated and stored as a powder. These are the tomatoes ripening in the house. There are too many for … Continue reading

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20 October 2016 Dinner (Dehydrated Vegetables)

http://durgan.org/2016/October 2016/20 October 2016 Dinner/HTML 20 October 2016 Dinner A selection of recently dehydrated vegetables were made into a soup with the addition of chopped fresh vidalia onion and some rice mixed with garlic, served with mixed canned juice and … Continue reading

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18 October 2016 Winterizing garden

http://durgan.org/2016/October%202016/18%20October%202016%20Winterizing%20garden/HTML/ 18 October 2016 Winterizing garden Winterizing the garden consists of removing all spent vegetation, rototilling to remove weeds and to disturb over-wintering harmful insects. A green cover crop would be beneficial but my season is usually too short. Garlic … Continue reading

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16 October 2016 Planting Garlic

http://durgan.org/2016/October%202016/16%20October%202016%20Planting%20Garlic/HTML/ 16 October 2016 Planting Garlic Garlic was planted today. Two rows of bulbils (60), two rows of one year rounds (40), one row of typical cloves for comparison (20), and five rows of one year old rounds (100) which … Continue reading

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15 October 2016 Dinner from Vegetable Powders

http://durgan.org/2016/October%202016/15%20October%202016%20Dinner%20from%20Vegetable%20Powders/HTML/ 15 October 2016 Dinner from Vegetable Powders A tablespoon of each of the vegetable powders previously dehydrated were placed in a bowl with one cup of water and microwaved for 3.33 minutes to make a thick soup. A spoonful … Continue reading

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