The Beginner's Guide to Dehydrating Food, 2nd Edition by Teresa Marrone
Drying fruit, vegetables, and beans and creating fruit leather, meat jerky, and herb blends at home is easy, safe, and satisfying. Photographic step-by-step instructions offer detailed guidelines on drying and enjoying dozens of popular foods.
This essential companion for putting your food dehydrator to work features instructions and techniques for drying all the most popular fruits and vegetables, along with meat and herbs. You’ll learn to dry fruits and vegetables at their peak, giving you an easy and economical way to stock your pantry with apple rings, mango slices, banana chips, dried soup beans, tomatoes, and much more for year-round enjoyment. In addition, drying guidelines for specialty items like meat jerky, fruit leather, dried herb and spice mixtures, backpacking meals, and even baby food round out this friendly handbook.