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.
As an organic diversified farm we take both homemade and healthy very seriously. My daughter and I got two deer last year. We needed to process the venison recently as our freezer is going to be full again with our cow this winter. We wanted to make best use of the backstrap of the deer […]