Monthly Archives: August 2018

31 August 2018 Tomato Juice (Pure Tomato Juice)

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/31%20August%202018%20Tomato%20Juice/HTML/ 31 August 2018 Tomato Juice Fifty six pounds of tomatoes were picked and processed into pure tomato juice meaning nothing was added. The tomatoes were cooked in their own juice. The tomatoes were quartered and cooked about 20 minutes, … Continue reading

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30 August 2018 Watermelon Juice

30 August 2018 Watermelon Juice http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/30%20August%202018%20Watermelon%20Juice/HTML/ 30 August 2018 Watermelon Juice Two Sugar Baby watermelon weighing 5 and 4 kg were taken from the garden and made into juice. The complete watermelon was used rind and all. The material was … Continue reading

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29 August 2018 Watermelon

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/29%20August%202018%20Watermelon/HTML/ 29 August 2018 Watermelon The first watermelon of the 2018 season. Put outdoors on 5 June 2018 from seedlings. The round ones are Sugar Baby. The one striped one over wintered and came up from seed. I counted 15 … Continue reading

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29 August 2018 Dehydrating liquids

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/29%20August%202018%20Dehydrating%20liquids/29%20August%202018%20Dehydrating%20liquids/HTML/ 29 August 2018 Dehydrating liquids Dehydrating liquids is a major issue since the dried product sticks to the drying tray. I have experimented with the various commercial solutions to the problems and all are useless. My solution is: Lightly … Continue reading

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28 August 2018 Vegetables for dehydrating

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/28%20August%202018%20Vegetables%20for%20dehydrating/HTML/ 28 August 2018 Vegetables for dehydrating Garden vegetables were picked and processed for dehydrating into a powder for storage at room temperature. Vegetables available are carrots, beets, onion, daikon, kale, tomato, pepper and green beans. The process is to … Continue reading

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27 August 2018 Dinner (Chickpea Tempeh)

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/27%20August%202018%20Dinner/HTML/ 27 August 2018 Dinner (Chickpea Tempeh) Experimenting on making tempeh using chickpeas. It is ready today so decided to have my first meal using a piece. It turned out quite well. Experimenting I didn’t do pictures so will do … Continue reading

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26 August 2018 Dehydrated Vegetables. Reconstituting.

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/26%20August%202018%20Dehydrated%20Vegetables.%20Reconstituting./HTML/ 26 August 2018 Dehydrated Vegetables. Reconstituting. Around 1000 grams of various dehydrated vegetables are now ready for use stored as a powder. About 100 grams per day will be reconstituted 2 to 1 with water and added to my … Continue reading

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Dehydrating

Over the next few weeks the plan is to dehydrate various plant material. The purpose is food preservation for long term storage meaning a year or less at essentially room temperature. The material will be in liquid form and placed … Continue reading

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23 August 2018 Cabbage Juicing

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/23%20August%202018%20Cabbage%20Juicing/HTML/ 23 August 2018 Cabbage Juicing One purple cabbage about 4 pounds was left in the garden. It was decided to juice it. Some eggplant,kale,Brussels sprouts and green peppers were added to increase the weight. About 8 liters of water … Continue reading

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22 August 2018 Tomatoes

http://durgan.org/2018/August%202018/22%20August%202018%20Tomatoes/HTML/ 22 August 2018 Tomatoes Twenty pounds of tomatoes were picked and mixed with a few green peppers and Pressure Canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage at room temperature. Pictures depict the procedure. Fourteen liters … Continue reading

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