The ABC’s of Home Food Dehydration

The ABC’s of Home Food Dehydration is a handy reference volume which covers every facet of home food dehydration and provides directions for making dozens of thrifty, healthy, do-it-yourself meals and convenience foods. From pretreatments to final preparation, careful instructions on how to dehydrate fruits, vegetables, herbs, and meats are outlined in careful detail. A re-hydration section gives quick and easy instructions to make dehydrated foods table-ready. Other sections provide details on labeling, packaging, storage, and dryness testing that will give the chef every step needed to successfully preserve food. From apples and asparagus to yogurt and yams, The ABC’s of Home Food Dehydration will give you the tools you need to make and serve tantalizing home-preserved foods!

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    by Barbara Densley

    The ABC’s of Home Food Dehydration is a handy reference volume which covers every facet of home food dehydration and provides directions for making dozens of thrifty, healthy, do-it-yourself meals and convenience foods. From pretreatments to final preparation, careful instructions on how to dehydrate fruits, vegetables, herbs, and meats are outlined in careful detail. A re-hydration section gives quick and easy instructions to make dehydrated foods table-ready. Other sections provide details on labeling, packaging, storage, and dryness testing that will give the chef every step needed to successfully preserve food. From apples and asparagus to yogurt and yams, The ABC’s of Home Food Dehydration will give you the tools you need to make and serve tantalizing homemade foods!

    Chapters include:

    1. Dry Food! Why?
    2. Drying Methods and Techniques
    3. Selecting a Home Food Dehydrator
    4. Understanding the Drying Process
    5. Pretreatment of Foods
    6. Twenty-Five Helpful Hints for the Dehydrater
    7. Fruit Preparation Guide
    8. Herb Preparation Guide
    9. Meat and Fish Preparation Guide
    10. Vegetable Preparation Guide
    11. Testing for Dryness
    12. Labeling, Packaging, and Storage
    13. Rehydration
    14. Buy It-Dry It-Try It Guide
    15. The Synopsis

    6″ x 9″ paperback

    112 pages