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by Durgan
Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Well over 80 percent of the garlic sold worldwide comes from
Replies: 29
Views: 5383

Re: Well over 80 percent of the garlic sold worldwide comes

I just returned from a 5 km walk along a nicely prepared trail around the sub-division with my dog, Ginny, and only met met two people, one lady jogging and another waddling about three blocks with her overweight dog. The trail is accessible by about 2000 or 3000 people simply by going out their doo...
by Durgan
Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:11 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Well over 80 percent of the garlic sold worldwide comes from
Replies: 29
Views: 5383

Re: Well over 80 percent of the garlic sold worldwide comes

The problem is that 72%* of the European population and 82%* of the USA are urban dwellers who probably don't even have a window box. They are the ones who have to rely on Chinese garlic and all other vegetables. We are the lucky ones. UN data at http://esa.un.org The resident location matters litt...
by Durgan
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:59 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Well over 80 percent of the garlic sold worldwide comes from
Replies: 29
Views: 5383

Well over 80 percent of the garlic sold worldwide comes from

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EVPGO The Hidden Price of Food from China Well over 80 percent of the garlic sold worldwide comes from China. (Comment:Garlic will grow anywhere and takes almost no space.) "Farmers used to eat the same foods they sold. But now that they are aware of the harmful effects of...
by Durgan
Fri Oct 19, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Whole Grain Wheat Flour and Corn Pilot Bread.
Replies: 0
Views: 1642

Whole Grain Wheat Flour and Corn Pilot Bread.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EXHEI 19 October 2012 Whole Grain Wheat Flour and Corn Pilot Bread. Whole Grain Wheat Flour and Corn Pilot Bread was made from freshly ground whole grain wheat flour and corn juice made during the summer.The bread was baked twice at 375F for 30 minutes to insure the centre...
by Durgan
Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Pruning Raspberries
Replies: 4
Views: 1393

Pruning Raspberries

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BEQFJ 17 October 2012 Pruning Raspberries. Raspberries are finished producing for the 2012 year. The vegetation is cut to ground level. New vigorous growth begins in he Spring of 2013 and the plants bear fruit starting in September until frost. The vegetation was put throu...
by Durgan
Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Planting Garlic
Replies: 0
Views: 1753

Planting Garlic

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SXLKB 16 October 2012 Planting Garlic One hundred cloves of hard neck garlic was planted. Depth is two inches to the base of the clove and spacing is eight inches centre to centre. The clove is simply pushed firmly into the planting area. The bed was covered with about fou...
by Durgan
Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:49 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Real Food
Replies: 1
Views: 988

Real Food

Listed is most of my effort of preserving produce for use during the 2012/2013 Winter season. A litre of various juices per day is about my typical consumption, often mixed in the drinking glass.My small attempt to avoid the commercial food supply, which I consider to be much flawed. Efforts are mad...
by Durgan
Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Exercise Equivalents of various food.
Replies: 5
Views: 1822

Re: Exercise Equivalents of various food.

Weight loss is a simple equation. Consume more calories than you burn = weight gain. Consume less calories then you burn = weight loss. The whole weight loss industry is a money making machine. well said! Put yourself in front of the mirror and jump: all what you see bouncing you don't need (Don't ...
by Durgan
Sat Oct 13, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Preparing Garlic Bed.
Replies: 0
Views: 1694

Preparing Garlic Bed.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VGGQP 13 October 2012 Preparing Garlic Bed. Garlic bed was prepared for the 2012 planting or July,2013 harvest. The bed was enclosed about 7 by 8 feet.Garlic cloves will be planted later in the month of October. A layer of compost (the fertilizer) was added and rototilled ...
by Durgan
Sat Oct 13, 2012 3:25 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Frost
Replies: 0
Views: 2278

Frost

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ARUZD 13 October 2012 Frost
A severe frost arrived last night. This indicates the end of the growing season for 2012.In my area Zone 5 there were about 125 days of frost free weather, from about the 20 of May to 5 of October.My yardstick is when the tomatoes are destroyed.
by Durgan
Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Planting Garlic Seed (bulbils)
Replies: 3
Views: 1295

Planting Garlic Seed (bulbils)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JZSFA 12 October 2012 Planting Garlic Seed (bulbils) Garlic seed called bulbils produce only one large clove the first year of growth. Planting the clove again three cloves are produced. Planing the third year perfect clones of the parent are produced. Planting successivel...
by Durgan
Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Is Sugar Toxic?
Replies: 17
Views: 3397

Re: Is Sugar Toxic?

Isn't everything, even water, bad for you in excess? The amount of sugar consumed is often hidden from the individual. http://www.wholevegan.com/refined_sugar_history.html Refined Sugar Consumption Trends in Past 300 Years: In 1700, the average person consumed about 4 pounds of sugar per year. In 1...
by Durgan
Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Is Sugar Toxic?
Replies: 17
Views: 3397

Re: Is Sugar Toxic?

If you actually bother to read the article, you mind find that the question should be "is excessive consumption of fructose toxic?" But hey, why bother with nuance when we could just have another fight? Discussion! The article covers most of the issues about sugar in a very presentable manner. Most...
by Durgan
Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Is Sugar Toxic?
Replies: 17
Views: 3397

Is Sugar Toxic?

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/magazine/mag-17Sugar-t.html?pagewanted=all "Sugar scares me too, obviously. I’d like to eat it in moderation. I’d certainly like my two sons to be able to eat it in moderation, to not overconsume it, but I don’t actually know what that means, and I’ve been reporting...
by Durgan
Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Cranberry Juice
Replies: 0
Views: 1530

Cranberry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KYQUO 9 October 2012 Cranberry. Twelve pounds of cranberries was processed into 10 litres of juice. About five litres of water was added to make drinkable.Cranberries are in season in several places throughout the country. A few apples were added to reduce the sourness of ...