Synopses & Reviews
When you dry food, you're saving everything: energy, nutrients, money, and, best of all, taste. This step-by-step guide to drying all kinds of fruits, vegetables, and nuts is also the most comprehensive reference available for methods of drying and home dehydrating equipment. The only book needed to master this age-old culinary tradition, How to Dry Foods
- Step-by-step instructions on how to dry a wide variety of foods
- Updated information about equipment and drying techniques
- More than 100 delicious recipes, from main courses to desserts and more
- Helpful charts and tables for at-a-glance reference
- Food safety tips
- Clever crafts that are made from dried foods
A classic returns with updated recipes and a new look. The book details how to dry fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices, meats, fish, and nuts. More than 100 recipes teach cooks how to make meat jerkies, fruit leathers, trail mixes, main courses, desserts, baby food, and much more. Color photos.
About the Author
Deanna DeLong has worked for more than two decades writing, consulting, and teaching about dehydration. She has lectured to audiences around the world, worked as a dehydration consultant to major manufacturers in the housewares industry, and written numerous publications about drying.