Take advantage of sales or in-season fruits, vegetables and meats to create delicious stores of healthy, inexpensive foods. – Learn the basics of how to start preserving your favorite fruits, veggies and meats Basics Food Drying Basics Equipment and Methods for Drying Dried Food Recipes Storing and Using Dried Foods How to Use Dried Food in Recipes Make Your Own Food Dehydrator
Fruits – Dehydrating Fruits Table: Excellent informative source showing the drying times of all your favorite fruits Dehydrating Tomatoes Drying Fruit Leathers – make your own fruit roll ups using your favorite fruits
Herbs – Dry your own herbs for use in your favorite recipes and crafts How to Dry Herbs How to Add Herbs in Food
Meats– Drying Meats – make your own Jerky Drying Poultry– Make Turkey Jerky, Chicken Jerky, Duck Jerky etc
Vegetables– Dehydrating Vegetable Table: Drying times needed for all your favorite vegetables, as well as how to prepare them Dry your own Chili Peppers Dehydrating Tomatoes Recipes Apple Pie Cherry Pie – Create a family favorite using dried cherries Chocolate Cherry Pie – Frozen treat made from Dried Cherries Creamed Corn– classic creamed corn recipe using dried corn kernals Creamy Mushroom Soup Mix Dehydrated Soup Mix Dried Apple Cakes Dried Tomato Basil Pesto Fresh Fennel With Sun-Dried Tomatoes Drying Fruit Leathers– make your own fruit “roll” treats for an inexpensive, healthy alternative Fruit Powders Green Bean Casserole -dehydrated Harvest Cake Munchie Bites– coconut, apples, peanut butter & vanilla Orange Julius Fruit Roll/ Fruit Leather Peach Pie Sauteed Onions– perfect sauteed onions from dried onions Sundried Tomatoes Sun-dried Tomato Dip Vegetable Soup
Jerky Marinade Recipes: Create inexpensive homemade jerky with beef, venison, game meats, chicken, turkey, and more Basic Jerky Marinade Chinese Beef Jerky Cracked Black Pepper Jerky Deer Jerky Hot and Sweet Venison Jerky Smokin’ Hot Jerky Sweet Onion Jerky Recipe Sweet & Sour Jerky Teriyaki Jerky Turkey Jerky
While you can use your oven or choose from other drying methods, we highly recommend
Nesco Food Dehydrators.