Are you into dehydrating your garden harvest? Did you know you can successfully dehydrate green cabbage? You certainly can and in fact the rehydrated cabbage taste just as well as if it wasn’t dehydrated at all. You won’t be able to tell. Dehydrating is a perfect way to store your food for use until the […]
When life gives you a case of bananas, and you already of a bunch of bananas in the freezer for banana bread, what do you do? Pull out the ol’ dehydrator for dehydrated bananas! Better than candy and healthier too!
Seriously, I love my dehydrator. In fact I have two right now, that is why I thought I’d share this review of what I use. If you are genuinely preparing you will want to read this “How To” article…
If you have loads of extra garlic heads or some leftover from last year’s harvest, don’t toss them in the compost bin. Find out how to make your very own garlic powder and enhance your homemade spice blends.
Preserving food by drying is easy and you don’t even need to purchase an electric dehydrator. There are several ways to dehydrate food 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.
It is easier to make things appear harder than they really are. All we manage to do is scare people away from simple, basic skills–like food storage–by our added layers of complexity. Do you need to blanch food before freezing or dehydrating it? And how do you know which foods and how long? Let’s take […]