Monthly Archives: March 2018

22 March 2018 Sourdough Bread

http://durgan.org/2018/March%202018/22%20March%202018%20Sourdough%20Bread/HTML/ 22 March 2018 Sourdough Bread Two one pound loaves of sourdough bread are being processed. It is now rising.The starter is kept in the refrigerator and fed home ground whole wheat flour periodically. I am not completely happy with … Continue reading

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22 March 2018 Corned Beef

http://durgan.org/2018/March%202018/22%20March%202018%20Corned%20Beef/HTML/ 22 March 2018 Corned Beef Recently corned beef has been added to the diet. It is processed in Brazil and is found to be more than acceptable. In usually ingested in a sandwich but there are many recipes on … Continue reading

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22 March 2018 Lentils

http://durgan.org/2018/March%202018/22%20March%202018%20Lentils/HTML// 22 March 2018 Lentils Desiring some fresh food during the non growing months, after some trials lentils were chosen for sprouting. They are reliable sprouts, economic and readily available. I keep two batches going and utilize almost every day. … Continue reading

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16 March 2018 Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2018/March%202018/16%20March%202018%20Tempeh/HTML/ 16 March 2018 Tempeh Tempeh was made, fermented 24 hours at 31C. The three loaves were placed in a Dutch Oven at room temperature to ferment further( Approximately 30 hours) to produce black spores. From reading this makes the … Continue reading

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7 March 2018 Garlic Processing

http://durgan.org/2018/March%202018/7%20March%202018%20Garlic%20Processing/HTML/ 7 March 2018 Garlic Processing Garlic has been in storage in the root cellar for six months. It was decided to use it. Method was to process, crush and place in daily bite size pieces for ingesting. Garlic must … Continue reading

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5 March 2018 Seed Starting

http://durgan.org/2018/March%202018/5%20March%202018%20Seed%20Starting/HTML/ 5 March 2018 Seed Starting Spring, time to start seeds. The containers are plastic cups with four holes around the bottom periphery to drain. A coffee filter placed inside to prevent soil from running out the drain holes. Soil … Continue reading

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3 March 2018 Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2018/March%202018/3%20March%202018%20Tempeh/HTML/ 3 March 2018 Tempeh A new batch of tempeh was made. A slice a day keeps the Doctor away.

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3 March 2018 Tincture

http://durgan.org/2018/March%202018/3%20March%202018%20Tincture/HTML/ 3 March 2018 Tincture Two jars of tincture were made and set aside to condition. One jar was material and alcohol in a jar and set aside to brew for 30 days. The other jar was using a freezing … Continue reading

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3 March 2018 Cannabutter

http://durgan.org/2018/March%202018/3%20March%202018%20Cannabutter/HTML/ 3 March 2018 Cannabutter Cannabutter is made using the decarboxylated material. Two ounces were mixed with two pounds of butter and 500 ml of water and simmered in a double boiler for three hours. The finished material is used … Continue reading

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3 March 2018 Decarboxylation in Pressure canner

http://durgan.org/2018/March%202018/3%20March%202018%20Decarboxylation%20in%20Pressure%20canner/HTML/ 3 March 2018 Decarboxylation in Pressure canner Eight ounces of fresh plant material was obtained. One ounce was placed in seven 500 ml jars and pressured canned at 15 PSI for 70 minutes to Decarboxylate. The jars are well … Continue reading

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