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by Durgan
Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Corn Juice
Replies: 29
Views: 4345

Corn Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZWVZC 6 August 2012 Corn Juice Corn is in season now.It is of the highest quality. Cost is six dollars for 14 cobs if you have your own bag. Eighty four cobs were processed into 22 litres of juice.Twenty one litres was pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term...
by Durgan
Sun Aug 05, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Tomato Juice
Replies: 0
Views: 1255

Tomato Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OCIMO 4 August 2012 Tomato Juice Seventeen pounds of tomatoes were processed into nine litres of juice. Celery was added, since one plant was available and four beets added to enhance colour. Seven litres wee pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage. ...
by Durgan
Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Pea Seeds
Replies: 0
Views: 1303

Pea Seeds

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UIRXC 3 August 2012. Pea Seeds Being dissatisfies with the pea germination rate over the last several years using commercial seed, it was decided to save my own seed from a few of the plants that managed to reach maturity.The seeds are stored in a typical lunch paper bag i...
by Durgan
Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Phlox paniculata (Summer Phlox)
Replies: 0
Views: 1270

Phlox paniculata (Summer Phlox)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BCHKM 3 August 2012. Phlox paniculata (Summer Phlox)
This pretty red flower blooms most of the Summer. I do water it periodically. It is a perennial and survives the Winter well.It is the best ever in about five years., Probably due to much Sun and hot weather.
by Durgan
Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Collecting Papaver somniferm seeds
Replies: 0
Views: 1074

Collecting Papaver somniferm seeds

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DUASV 3 August 2012. Collecting Papaver somniferm seeds Poppy seeds were dry so were collected.The seed pod has channels at the top of the pod, which open when ripe. The seeds simply fall out when the plant falls to the ground.If the seed dispersing channels are not open t...
by Durgan
Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Black Russian Potato
Replies: 0
Views: 1157

Black Russian Potato

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AJZSR 3 August 2012 Black Russian Potato. This potato is excellent baked in a Dutch Oven.Certainly my favourite.It takes a bit of a change in mindset to get use to the colour. It has a dense structure and is almost brittle when cutting raw.The purple colour remains after c...
by Durgan
Fri Aug 03, 2012 3:25 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Bean and Carrot Juice.
Replies: 0
Views: 973

Bean and Carrot Juice.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FUWWT 3 August 2012 Bean and Carrot Juice Five pounds of beans and three pounds of carrots were processed into juice. Seven litres were pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage.The carrots are finished for this year.Some basil and parsley was added fo...
by Durgan
Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:05 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Rose of Sharon at its zenith
Replies: 0
Views: 1060

Rose of Sharon at its zenith

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JSKLR 31 July 2012 Rose of Sharon at its zenith http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CAWAD 14 July 2012 Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) There are eight Rose of Sharon in the garden. They were planted as small twigs about seven years ago, taken from another garden.It is almost ast...
by Durgan
Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Tomatoes
Replies: 4
Views: 800

Tomatoes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?NZTOO 31 July 2012 Tomatoes Picked on 24,29, 31 July.Total 65 Pounds. Total Picked from the 32 plants so far this season is 186 pounds. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?COHIS 22 July 2012. Tomatoes picked today. Forty one pounds of tomatoes were picked today from the main tomato...
by Durgan
Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Collecting Garlic Seeds
Replies: 0
Views: 1111

Collecting Garlic Seeds

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HIBIY 31 July 2012 Collecting Garlic Seeds Seeds collected, washed in water and allowed to dry. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DTOIB 14 July 2012. Garlic. Final preparation for storage Garlic was trimmed in preparation for storage.There are slightly more than 100 bulbs for sto...
by Durgan
Tue Jul 31, 2012 2:01 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Potato Juice
Replies: 19
Views: 3118

Re: Potato Juice

If your potatoes aren't keeping properly in the root cellar, either your root cellar's not working properly, or you're using the wrong varieties. I can keep maincrop potatoes with very little deterioration right through until at least March, just in an insulated box in my allotment shed, provided t...
by Durgan
Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:19 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Potato Juice
Replies: 19
Views: 3118

Re: Potato Juice

:silent: what would you use it for? If I needed paste, it would be ideal. It was a disaster. I will discard. I will try other methods of preserving. Maybe the root cellar is the best method for storing potatoes, with all the associated issues. The Incas have/had a method of freezing potatoes at hig...
by Durgan
Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Potato Juice
Replies: 19
Views: 3118

Potato Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VPOSM 27 July 2012 Potato Juice Experimenting with the garden produce with the intention of processing for use off season, it was decided to make juice from potatoes. Traditionally, potatoes are stored in a root cellar and used as required. Needless to say they deteriorate...
by Durgan
Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Corn Juicing.
Replies: 0
Views: 912

Corn Juicing.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EEVMO 26 July 2012 Corn Juicing Twenty eight fresh pick corn cobs was made into four litres of juice. Each litre contains about six cobs.The kernels were removed from the cobs, pressure cooked for about ten minutes,the hand blended into a slurry, then strained through a Fo...
by Durgan
Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Rice Pilot Bread
Replies: 0
Views: 989

Rice Pilot Bread

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?IUXFC 26 July 2012 Rice Pilot Bread. Rice pilot bread. Ingredients one litre of whole grain rice and two litres of whole wheat flour. The rice was reduced as much as possible with added water in two batches in a litre jar.A half litre of rice and the remainder of the jar f...