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Making and Using Dried Foods
Synopses & Reviews
Try the newest old-fashioned way to preserve food!
Easy, economical, and nutritious, drying is a natural, great-tasting alternative to canning or freezing.
Whether you use the sun, your oven, or a purchased dehydrator, getting started is easy with Making & Using Dried Foods. There are even complete plans for building your own food dryer.
Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through the process of drying and storing more than a hundred kinds of fruits, vegetables, grains, meats, and herbs. And when you're ready to use your bounty, just choose from dozens of recipes for using dried foods in nutritious and delicious snacks, soups, and entrees.
Dry and store fruits, vegetables, grains, meats, and herbs with these simple, step-by-step instructions. Includes dozens of recipes and plans for building your own food dryer.
Step-by-step instructions for drying almost everything with or without a commercial dehydrator. Includes more than 200 delicious recipes using
About the Author
Phyllis Hobson is the author of several Storey Books and Garden Way Publishing titles including Satisfying Soups, Making & Using Dried Foods, Raising a Calf for Beef, and Tan Your Hide! She lives in Zapata, Texas.
Table of Contents
Drying Foods Can Save You Money
How to Dry Foods
Buying a Dehydrator
To Pretreat or Not to Pretreat
Testing and Storing Dried Foods
Drying Dairy Products
Dried Soup Mixes
Drying Foods for Hiking and Camping
Drying Flower Blossoms
Other Uses for Drying Equipment
Appendix:Building an Electric Food Dehydrator
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