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Offlinenone
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Problem: Pint jars with millet look soggy. how do i....
    #1773022 - 08/02/03 04:13 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

now im getting pissed.

first i soaked some white millet seed in water for aprox. 12-14 hours. loaded 1 pint jars 3/4 full and p.cooked for 1 hour.

that particular batch came out way dried out, kernels exploded, etc.

so I did another batch, with a diff. method which was putting 140 ML seed to 80 ML of water in each jar.

P.cooked for 90 minutes and it's now done, but the jars look a litle soggy.

The seed actually looks purfect, meaning it's expanded quite a bit and no exploded kernels.

however, there seems to be some water in there (duh) but I'm paranoid it's too much.

I mean, the seed has expanded so much i can't even shake the things. maybe i put in too much then....

what should i do about the soggyness?


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Re: Problem: Pint jars with millet look soggy. how do i.... [Re: none]
    #1773034 - 08/02/03 04:15 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

How long did you drain the kernels for on the first attempt after soaking?


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Growing Gourmet and Medicinal Mushrooms(Third Edition)


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Re: Problem: Pint jars with millet look soggy. how do i.... [Re: GregHimself]
    #1773045 - 08/02/03 04:18 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

quite a while......

like 30-40 minutes


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    #1773052 - 08/02/03 04:19 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

hmmmmmmm wacky shit, strained them in a wire mesh strainer? and did you cover with tinfoil and the injection holes with something to reduce water loss?


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