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by Durgan
Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Planting Horseradish
Replies: 0
Views: 1733

Planting Horseradish

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JJAEK 8 October 2012 Planting Horseradish Two pieces of horseradish saved from the 2012 plants were carefully planted for next year harvest. A hole about four feet area was dug to about 14 inched depth. A board was placed in the hole bottom and the hole filled with some co...
by Durgan
Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Horseradish.
Replies: 0
Views: 1628

Horseradish.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XYOSW 7 October 2012 Horseradish The horseradish is treated as an annual. Two plants are sufficient for my needs. A perfect root has a diameter about the size of a pencil or smaller.It is found that the smaller diameter root fibre is softer than the larger roots. Rather th...
by Durgan
Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Aunt Molly Ground Cherry. (Physalis pruninosa)
Replies: 0
Views: 1934

Aunt Molly Ground Cherry. (Physalis pruninosa)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TJNHI 30 September 2012 Aunt Molly Ground Cherry. (Physalis pruninosa). The fruit was harvested. These plants are prolific producers. The fruit has a most pleasant flavour and almost taste like peaches when cooked slightly in their own juices.They make a nice snack raw. Th...
by Durgan
Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Luffa
Replies: 0
Views: 1993

Luffa

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FNMWT 5 October 2012 Luffa. The luffa produced a good harvest, but the season is too far advanced to allow them to dry on the vine. An attempt will be made to dry them in a warm location indoors. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JBEVS 28 May 2012 Luffa Sun Screen The luffa plant...
by Durgan
Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Raspberry
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Re: Raspberry. Consolidation. End of Season.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZEZQE 2 October 2012 Raspberry Picked 22 Ounces. The little raspberry patch is still producing. Twenty two ounces picked today. This is probably the end of the season except for a few isolated berries before the frost arrives. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YSDTG 30 September ...
by Durgan
Tue Oct 02, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Exercise Equivalents of various food.
Replies: 5
Views: 1842

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. Me thinks the essence of the article is: But in order to persist with a diet, many of us include food tre...
by Durgan
Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:20 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Exercise Equivalents of various food.
Replies: 5
Views: 1842

Exercise Equivalents of various food.

http://www.weightloss.com.au/articles/healthy-diets/food-treats-are-they-worth-it.html People babble about exercise regarding weight control. The media is humping about this nonsense constantly. Weight loss is impossible by exercising. Example: Donut Plain 70g. It takes 57 minutes of walking at 5 km...
by Durgan
Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Pear Juice
Replies: 0
Views: 1679

Pear Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GIPEF 24 September 2012 Pear Juice. Twenty pounds of Bosc pears was processed into 14 litres of juice.A bushel of pears is about 40 pounds only half the quantity ws processed today.The pears were ripened by placing in the refrigerator for two weeks then left for three days...
by Durgan
Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:56 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Juicing Peppers,Egg Plant, and Kale
Replies: 0
Views: 1598

Juicing Peppers,Egg Plant, and Kale

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CNAVT 23 September 2012 Juicing Peppers,Egg Plant, and Kale. Fifteen pound of peppers, five pounds of Egg Plan, and five Pounds of Kale was made into fourteen litres of juice.The fourteen litre jars were pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage at roo...
by Durgan
Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Peppers
Replies: 0
Views: 1622

Peppers

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EVAHQ 23 September 2012 Peppers Frost is imminent so the last of the peppers were picked about 20 pounds.Over the season about 40 to 60 pounds of fruit was produced by these nine plants. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LSQWP 2 June 2012 Peppers lowering the pH. It rained heavil...
by Durgan
Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Raspberry
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Raspberry

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KUILB 23 September 2012 Raspberry The small raspberry patch 3 feet by 8 feet has produced about 10 pounds of berries over the last month and more are available if the killing frost holds off.The berries are put through the Champion Juicer to remove the seeds to make a dess...
by Durgan
Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Pumpkin Raspberry Pilot Bread
Replies: 0
Views: 1589

Pumpkin Raspberry Pilot Bread

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BNIYM 21 September 2012 Pumpkin Raspberry Pilot Bread Whole grain wheat pilot bread made from pumpkin seed paste and raspberries with seeds removed. No salt, fat or sugar added.Pieces baked at 375F on both sides for 30 minutes to insure complete cooking.The pilot bread pie...
by Durgan
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Yard Clean-up. Beginning
Replies: 2
Views: 1013

Re: Yard Clean-up. Beginning

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HTVDK 20 September 2012 Yard Clean-up.
The pithy hardy hibiscus vegetation was cut down and shredded and added to the compost pile. The bush was lassoed and cut with a saw. This makes the job easy and took about 20 minutes for the complete operation.Getting ready for Winter!
by Durgan
Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Pumpkin Juice
Replies: 0
Views: 1628

Pumpkin Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PDQKV 20 September 2012 Pumpkin Juice.
Twenty pounds of processed pumpkin was made into 12 litres of juice, which was pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage at room temperature. Annotated pictures depict the process.
by Durgan
Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Processing Pumpkin Seeds
Replies: 0
Views: 1536

Processing Pumpkin Seeds

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GEGJA 20 September 2012 Processing Pumpkin Seeds Method of processing pumpkin seeds. The seeds are cooked in a water bath for about an hour them put through a Champion Juicer to separate the hulls from the required pulp.The output makes a fine breakfast cereal and a fine p...