Monthly Archives: October 2017

31 October 2017 Hulling Corn

http://durgan.org/2017/October%202017/31%20October%202017%20Hulling%20Corn/HTML/ 31 October 2017 Hulling Corn Ten pounds of Indian Corn were dry enough to remove the kernels. The cobs have been drying in the greenhouse. The small hand machine works fine for small quantities. The kernels must be dry … Continue reading

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31 October 2017 Nixtamalization

http://durgan.org/2017/October%202017/31%20October%202017%20Nixtamalization/HTML/ 31 October 2017 Nixtamalization Nixtamalization is soaking the corn kernels in calcium hydroxide for 24 hours. I use colored Indian corn, since I grow it. About three liters of corn mixed with three large tablespoons of calcium powder. I … Continue reading

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29 October 2017 Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) harvest

http://durgan.org/2017/October%202017/29%20October%202017%20Pawpaw%20Asimina%20triloba%20harvest/HTML/ 29 October 2017 Pawpaw Asimina triloba harvest Weather is getting colder so decided to pick the fruit off the Asimina triloba commonly called the Pawpaw tree. Five pounds were picked. Over the season about ten pounds were picked total … Continue reading

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29 October 2017 Making Cannabutter.

http://durgan.org/2017/October%202017/29%20October%202017%20Making%20Cannabutter/HTML/ 29 October 2017 Making Cannabutter. Cannabutter is the final step to produce edibles. It can be a tedious procedure, I have tried to simplify by using the double boiler method after decarboxylation. Eliminating the trimming reduces a lot of … Continue reading

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29 October 2017 Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2017/October%202017/29%20October%202017%20Tempeh/HTML/ 29 October 2017 Tempeh. Tempeh fermented for 36 hours. A teaspoon of molasses and a teaspoon of cider was added to enhance the fermenting, which it did as evidenced by the vigorous mycelium growth.

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28 October 2017 Pressure Cooker. Decarboxylation of Marijuana.

http://durgan.org/2017/October%202017/28%20October%202017%20Decarboxylation%20of%20Marijuana%20using%20Pressure%20Cooker/HTML/ Decarboxylation of Marijuana using Pressure Cooker. Experimenting with decarboxylation of raw marijuana material it was decided to use the pressure cooker. The internal temperate reaches 240 F almost ideal for decarboxylation. Four batches convinced me the technique worked. How … Continue reading

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24 October 2017 Pawpaw Asimina triloba

http://durgan.org/2017/October%202017/24%20October%202017%20Pawpaw%20Asimina%20triloba/HTML/ 24 October 2017 Pawpaw Asimina triloba Six pawpaw fruit were taken off the ground under the Asimina triloba tree. This is the most collected on one day. So far this year ten fruit have been collected. It appears even … Continue reading

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Decarboxylation Marijuana Using Pressure Canner and Making Cannabutter.

Preparing marijuana for making edibles. Decarboxylation and making cannabutter The initial process is called decarboxylation. This procedure works fine with minimum effort. This procedure removes the work out of trimming the raw product. Here is the vanilla method of Decarboxylation … Continue reading

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21 October 2017 Marijuana Seeds

http://durgan.org/2017/October%202017/21%20October%202017%20Marijuna%20Seeds/HTML/ 21 October 2017 Marijuana Seeds One marijuana plant produces many viable seeds. Sellers on the Internet are asking around $10.00 per seed. Store in the refrigerator in a sealed container after drying. Check viability by placing between two layers … Continue reading

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20 October 2017 Parsnip

http://durgan.org/2017/October%202017/20%20October%202017%20Parsnip/HTML/ 20 October 2017 Parsnip There are a few parsnips remaining in the garden and one, 2.2 pounds, was prepared for supper. Parsnips cook quickly, by steaming for about 20 minutes. There were garnished with brown sugar and soy sauce. … Continue reading

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