Monthly Archives: August 2021

31 August 2021 Brussels Sprouts

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/31%20August%202021%20Brussels%20Sprouts/HTML/ 31 August 2021 Brussels Sprouts Five of eight Brusels Sprouts were made into 7 litrs of pressure canned juice at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. The type of plant was a hybrid called Jade Cross. Often they are perfect. … Continue reading

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31 August 2021 Onions

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/31%20August%202021%20Onions/HTML/ 31 August 2021 Onions About ten pounds of onions were added to the cold room. The tops had ompletely died off. The onions literally come almost out o the gound, only the roots stay. The largest onion was one … Continue reading

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27 August 2021 Tomato (Slurry/Juice)

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/27%20August%202021%20Tomato/HTML/ 27 August 2021 Tomato Thirty pounds of garden tomatoes were made into 16 litrs of pressure canned juice at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. This gives about 80 liters so probably enough for this yer, but frost is expected … Continue reading

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26 August 2021 Dehydrating (Prevent sticking)

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/26%20August%202021%20Dehydrating/HTML/ 26 August 2021 Dehydrating Periodically it is desired to dehydrate plant material.I only do slurry not separate cut pieces. STICKING to the pan has always been an issue. I have a method that works on sheets. Method: Grease a … Continue reading

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23 August 2021Potatoes Superior

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/23%20August%202021Potatoes%20Superior/HTML/ 23 August 2021 Potatoes Superior Thirteen Superior potato plants were harvested a total weight about 30 pounds. With 22 Yukon Gold I have about 50 pounds for the cold room. They will last around five months. Each plant produced … Continue reading

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23 August 2021 Superior Potatoes

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/23%20August%202021%20Superior%20Potatoes/HTML/ 23 August 2021 Superior Potatoes Three Superior potatoe plants were harvested. Weight was average 1.8 pounds, a bit below expectations. Potato quality is excellent. There are a total of 15 plants which will be harvested on a cooler day.

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22 August 2021 40 liter jars

I managed 40 liters of Pressure Canned tomato juice from the 80 pounds of garden tomatoes. That is two pounds of pure tomatoes per liter. The product is pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. This slurry/juice process utilizes … Continue reading

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20 August 2021 Tomatoes Processing

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/20%20August%202021%20Tomatoes%20Processing/HTML/ 20 August 2021 Tomatoes Processing Eighty three pounds of tomatoes were processed into pressure canned juice in four batches. Pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. The process is make a slurry, strain the slurry, then pressure can … Continue reading

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20 August 2021 Tomatoes Click on any photo to see a larger ve

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/20%20August%202021%20Tomatoes/HTML/ 20 August 2021 Tomatoes Eighty pounds of tomatoes were picked today. These will be processed into about 40 liters of juice, takes about 2 pounds of tomatoes for one liter of pressure canned juice.

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19 August 2021 Peach Processing

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/19%20August%202021%20Peach%20Processing/HTML/ 19 August 2021 Peach Processing Twenty seven pounds of tree peaches were made into 14 liter jars of juice pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for storage. Each jar contains about two pounds of peaches with pits … Continue reading

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