Monthly Archives: August 2019

22 August 2019 Dinner

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/22%20August%202019%20Dinner/HTML/ 22 August 2019 Dinner Dinner for one was prepared. Mostly from he garden except for the white perogies found frozen in he refrigerator. Annotated pictures depict the process.

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20 August 2019 Eggplant (Juicng)

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/20%20August%202019%20Eggplant%20(Juicng)/HTML/ 20 August 2019 Eggplant (Juicng) Eggplant was getting large so were made into pressure canned juice. Vidalia onions were added for flavor. Six liter jars were obtained. A pleasant juice and a reasonable method of utilizing eggplant. Annotated pictures … Continue reading

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19 August 2019 Brussels Sprouts

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/19%20August%202019%20Brussels%20Sprouts/HTML/ 19 August 2019 Brussels Sprouts Seven Brussels sprout plants were processed into six liter jars of juice. Some cucamelons were available so they were added o the pot. About one pound of material is in each liter jar. The … Continue reading

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18 August 2019 Brussels Sprouts

http://durgan.org/2019/August 2019/18 August 2019 Brussels Sprouts/HTML/ 18 August 2019 Brussels Sprouts One Brussels Sprout plant was pulled to assess condition. It was excellent and very tasty when steam cooked. No insect damage. The white cabbage butterfly was not present this … Continue reading

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18 August 2019 Cucamelon (Melothria scabra)

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/18%20August%202019%20Cucamelon%20(Melothria%20scabra)/HTML/ 18 August 2019 Cucamelon (Melothria scabra) A most prolific producer. This is one plant. Grows along a 4 by 8 trellis.

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17 August 2019 Carrots

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/17%20August%202019%20Carrots/HTML/ 17 August 2019 Carrots Two rows of carrots about 20 pounds were made into 13 liters of juice pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. The carrots were pristine, no worm damage. Process was after digging to trim … Continue reading

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16 August 2019 Sicilian Saucer Tomato

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/16%20August%202019%20Sicilian%20Saucer%20Tomato/HTML/ 16 August 2019 Sicilian Saucer Tomato First ripe Sicilian Saucer Tomato. The fruit is large and is the plant is a good producer. The fruit is always large and distorted. There are three plants in the garden.

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14 August 2019 Processing Garlic

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/14%20August%202019%20Processing%20garlic/HTML/ 14 August 2019 Processing garlic The garlic has been hanging in the shed and is quite dry so further processing can be done. A few facts the largest bulbs are about 120 grams. Harvest is ideal IMO when the … Continue reading

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14 August 2019 Beet Juice

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/14%20August%202019%20Beet%20Juice/HTML/ 14 August 2019 Beet Juice Garden beets were harvested and the leaves and beets were made into 9 liters of pressure canned juice. The juice is excellent. Pictures depict the process. Canning pressure is 15 PSI for 15 minutes.

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13 August 2019 Tomato Juice

http://durgan.org/2019/August%202019/13%20August%202019%20Tomato%20Juice/HTML/ 13 August 2019 Tomato Juice Tomatoes were picked from the garden from 24 plants of various types. Each tomato was perfect. A total of 13 liters of juice was obtained and pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes … Continue reading

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