Don’t you know what to do with an overload of fruit and vegetables in summer and fall? Do you only have little time for preserving your dear harvest? Is your pantry not big enough to store all the goodies from the land? Here is what you can do: dehydrate your fruit and vegetables.
My boys love mangoes but since we live in rural SE Oklahoma outside of a tiny community, mangoes are not so easily found. If we can’t find fresh mangoes, my boys beg me to buy the dried variety. The only problem with the dried variety you can buy is that they are expensive and they […]
Cilantro is an herb that pairs well with Mexican dishes mainly but can also be used in Middle Eastern or Indonesian dishes. But if you are anything like me you can’t use up a bunch of cilantro before it goes bad. I use it in cooking but not that often. I hate wasting it and […]
While kale is an amazing, nutrient dense food, it is not always the most palatable to some people. Personally, I am not a huge fan of raw kale and it is definitely not the first food I turn to when I am looking for a snack. I have been trying hard to decrease my sugar […]
Anyone who has spent time on my blog or Facebook page knows that I love to dehydrate. I try to dehydrate about anything and everything. In fact, I recently even dehydrated ALOE VERA. Recently I was having Brussels sprouts with my dinner and it got me to thinking “can you dehydrate Brussels sprouts” and I […]
What is the difference between freeze dried food and dehydrated food, and why does it matter for homesteaders? At first blush, freeze-dried food and dehydrated food – or using a freeze dryer vs. using a dehydrator to preserve food – may seem the same. So why would I buy a home freeze dryer when I […]