Monthly Archives: July 2017

31 July 2017 Bean Juice

http://durgan.org/2017/July%202017/31%20July%202017%20Bean%20Juice/HTML/ 31 July 2017 Bean Juice Eight pounds of green beans, 3 pounds of carrots, 3 pound of beets were made into juice. Called bean juice since it was the predominant vegetable. Beans are tedious to pick since the plant … Continue reading

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29 July 2017 Tempeh Processing

http://durgan.org/2017/July%202017/29%20July%202017%20Tempeh%20Processing/HTML/ 29 July 2017 Tempeh Processing A new batch of tempeh was made. Half a liter of dried soy beans were made into one liter of tempeh,3 loaves, since they swell with the processing. The beans were boiled for 30 … Continue reading

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29 July 2017 Blueberry Juice

http://durgan.org/2017/July%202017/29%20July%202017%20Blueberry%20Juice/HTML/ 29 July 2017 Blueberry Juice Fourteen pounds of blueberries were picked this morning and made into 11 liter jars of juice. Only water was added. The berries were a bit difficult to pick, since the clusters were not all … Continue reading

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27 July 2017 Parsnips

http://durgan.org/2017/July%202017/27%20July%202017%20Parsnips/HTML/ 27 July 2017 Parsnips Cooking parsnips to encourage young children to ingest. The parsnip was steam cooked for about ten minutes then lightly browned in ghee (clarified butter) in the frying pan. It was then served with q sprinkling … Continue reading

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26 July 2017 Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2017/July%202017/26%20July%202017%20Tempeh/HTML/ 26 July 2017 Tempeh Soy beans 500ml dried were made into three loaves of tempeh. They swell to 1000 liters during processing.Beans were boiled for 30 minutes, skins were removed by hand rubbing together under cold water. The skinned, … Continue reading

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24 July 2017 Garlic Mature Rounds

http://durgan.org/2017/July%202017/24%20July%202017%20Garlic%20Mature%20Rounds/HTML/ 24 July 2017 Garlic Mature Rounds About forty mature Rounds of garlic were pulled and placed in the shed to dry. Each bulb has four cloves of reasonable size. This gives enough cloves for about 160 plants and I … Continue reading

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2017 Pawpaw (Asimina triloba)

http://durgan.org/2017/May%202017/29%20May%202017%20Pawpaw%20(Asimina%20triloba)/HTML/ 29 May 2017 Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) There are two Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) trees in the garden planted in 2007 bare root about seven years growing. One tree is in partial shade and the other in full sun. The full … Continue reading

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23 July 2017 Rose of Sharon

http://durgan.org/2017/July%202017/23%20July%202017%20Rose%20of%20Sharon/HTML/ 23 July 2017 Rose of Sharon A row of about 7 Rose of Sharon are starting to bloom. These were twig cuttings literally pushed into the ground about ten years ago and kept watered and they flourished. There is … Continue reading

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23 July 2017 Pea Plants Shredded

http://durgan.org/2017/July%202017/23%20July%202017%20Pea%20Plants%20Shredded/HTML/ 23 July 2017 Pea Plants Shredded The 25 foot row of peas is finished for the year. The vegetation was removed and shredded in the 10 HP MTD Chipper/Shredder and deposited in the compost pile. Vegetation shreds easily if … Continue reading

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22 July 2017 Parsnips Cooking

http://durgan.org/2017/July%202017/22%20July%202017%20Parsnips%20Cooking/HTML/ 22 July 2017 Parsnips Cooking Parsnips are a vegetable seldom on the menu for most people. I grow them and they can get very large. If cooked in an appetizing manner they can be highly desirable even to children. … Continue reading

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