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.
- tomato pesto
- turkey jerky
- apple-cherry muffins
- herbal teas
- fruit roll-ups
- pumpkin bread
- soup mixes