Why I Choose to Dehydrate Food This morning I’ve been watching the squirrels run about in the yard and trees. Up and down the trees they go. Their little cheeks puffed out with whatever they have found. The little squirrels are already packing away food […]
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The dehydrating category is very popular with the hiking, camping, and fishing groups. They can dehydrate their food and store it in a small bag for mason jar if you’re at home.
I’ve been drying fruits for many years. I like to experiment with my dehydrated items. Sometimes it doesn’t work out and I have to throw it out but it is worth it to me. I’ve have dehydrated many fruits like oranges, lemons, blueberries, cherries, apples, pineapple and peaches.
I recently started dehydrated herbs of all sorts. Oregano, basil, rosemary, mint, thyme, chives, and bay leaves. I’ve made a small booklet of dehydrating herbs.
Dehydrating vegetables such as peas, corn, carrots, celery, green beans to make a dried vegetable soup. I dried mushrooms to make mushroom soup or use as a powder to add the extra oomph to a stew. I’ve dehydrated tomatoes and turned them into tomato powder.