Monthly Archives: July 2020

31 July 2020 Garlic Raw (Removing Skins)

http://durgan.org/2020/July%202020/31%20July%202020%20Garlic%20Raw/HTML/ 31 July 2020 Garlic Raw Fresh dried garlic is made into a consumable paste in raw form. First the skin must be removed which is made easy by crushing the cloves in a tortilla press.The skin simply lifts off … Continue reading

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29 July 2020 Garlic (Harvest)

http://durgan.org/2020/July%202020/29%20July%202020%20Garlic/HTML/ 29 July 2020 Garlic Havesting garlic about 100 plants. It started to rain so will get the other half later.The harvest was hung in the shed to dry further, The bulbils were placed in a container to dry.I don’t … Continue reading

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25 July 2020 Tomato Juice

http://durgan.org/2020/July%202020/25%20July%202020%20Tomato%20Juice/HTML/ 25 July 2020 Tomato Juice About 15 pounds of tomatoes from the garden were turned into 8 liters of tomato juice. To facilitate cooking one liter of water was added to the cooking pot.The juice was then pressure cooked … Continue reading

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24 July 2020 Cucumber Juice

http://durgan.org/2020/July%202020/24%20July%202020%20Cucumber%20Juice/HTML/ 24 July 2020 Cucumber Juice About 17 pounds of garden cucumbers were made into 10 liters of juice.The cucumbers were at their peak. The juice was pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. Pictures depict the processing method.

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22 July 2020 Soy Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2020/July%202020/22%20July%202020%20Soy%20Tempeh/HTML/ 22 July 2020 Soy Tempeh Five hundred ml of soy beans were made into soy tempeh. Process was dehull, steam pressure cook for 1.5 hours, add two tablespoons of vinegar, add half a teaspoon of tempeh starter. Place in … Continue reading

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19 July 2020 Beets Celery Juice

http://durgan.org/2020/July%202020/19%20July%202020%20Beets%20Celery%20Juice/HTML/ 19 July 2020 Beets Celery Juice Nine pounds of celery/beets were transformed into 10 liters of pressure canned juice. Pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes.My normal preserving method.Annotated pictures depict the process.

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17 July 2020 Green Romaine Juice

http://durgan.org/2020/July%202020/17%20July%202020%20Green%20Romaine%20Juice/HTML/ 17 July 2020 Green Romaine Juice Four mature heads of Green Romaine Lettuce grown in the garden were made into 13 liters of pressure canned juice. Each head weighed about four pounds.The heads were almost perfect, no worm damage.The … Continue reading

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17 July 2020 Lentil Tempeh (Red)

http://durgan.org/2020/July%202020/17%20July%202020%20Lentil%20Tempeh/HTML/ 17 July 2020 Lentil Tempeh Red Lnetil Tempeh. Process not shown. Wash until clear, Boil for Three (3) minutes, Add 2 tablespoons of white vinegar mix, Add half teaspoon of tempeh stater mix well.Place in cotton lined molds, Ferment … Continue reading

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16 July 2020 Green Romaine Lettuce

http://durgan.org/2020/July%202020/16%20July%202020%20Green%20Romaine%20Lettuce/HTML/ 16 July 2020 Green Romaine Lettuce Eight Green Romaine Lettuce in the garden. It is wet and raining today. Only about one head can be utilized for the table before deterioration.The only way to utilize this largess is preservation. … Continue reading

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15 July 2020 Black Currant Juice

http://durgan.org/2020/July%202020/15%20July%202020%20Black%20Currant%20Juice/HTML/ 15 July 2020 Black Currant Juice About 8 pounds of black currants were made into 10 liters of juice. Black currants make quality juice. Picking is a bit tedious. I picked in clusters and floated the debris off in … Continue reading

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