We recently obtained several Red Pomelo Grapefruits. If you have never tried Pomelo grapefruit, you are missing out. They are super sweet and simply delicious. When you dehydrate the rinds and grate them up, you get a sweet smelling Pomelo zest. I get just the rind (and not the pith) and make a lovely zest/powder […]
Preserving food by drying is easy and you don’t even need to purchase an electric dehydrator. There are several ways of dehydrating foods without electricity and each method works better for certain foods. I recently dried cantaloupe, cherries, mushrooms, peppers, basil, celery leaf, chives, chamomile, lavender, cilantro, and feverfew without a dehydrator or electricity. Of […]
How (and why) to Dehydrate Aloe Vera: Because Aloe Vera is so great to have on hand and can be used for so many ways, I wanted a way to preserve it. By drying it and turning it into a powder, I can use it in a variety of ways and store it for long […]
How to dehydrate eggplant: Eggplant is really an amazing vegetable and I am embarrassed to admit, I had never had eggplant once in my 48 years until recently. It was just not something my family ever served growing up so I never bought any as an adult either. My son planted some this summer in […]
As summer winds down so does the garden. Now all that’s really left to do is battle the occasional pest and harvest, harvest, harvest! If you’re like me you have fresh fruit and veggies absolutely everywhere! Thankfully I have a dehydrator which is really great because dehydrated food takes up much less space to store […]
You can easily dehydrate just about any food with these simple steps.