Home Food Dehydrating: Economical “do-it-yourself”Methods for Preserving, Storing and Cooking

Home Food Dehydrating presents the basic principles of the dehydrating art with clarity, and provides many useful tips, a host of valuable suggestions, and dozens of delicious recipes for all types of meals.  Dehydration methods and basic techniques are examined in detail by the authors. The use of preservatives is considered in simple terms. Explanations are then given which tell how to dehydrate various types of foods. Chapters are devoted to dehydrating fruit and making fruit leather. Other chapters tell how to dehydrate vegetables, herbs, and meats. Methods for storing the food after it has been dehydrated are also given. Then come dozens of recipes—simple, delicious, and exciting, covering a wide assortment of dehydrated food meals. This is one of the best books available on the subject!

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by Jay and Shirley Bills

Home Food Dehydrating has become a standard text for owners of home dehydrators and is held in high esteem in the food storage industry and by home users everywhere. It presents the basic principles of the dehydrating art with clarity, and provides many useful tips, a host of valuable suggestions, and dozens of delicious recipes for all types of meals. After explaining the nutritional aspects of dehydrating foods, dehydration methods and basic techniques are examined in detail by the authors. The use of preservatives is considered in simple terms. Explanations are then given which tell how to dehydrate various types of foods. Chapters are devoted to dehydrating fruit and making fruit leather. Other chapters tell how to dehydrate vegetables, herbs, and meats. Methods for storing the food after it has been dehydrated are also given. Then come the recipes—simple, delicious, and exciting!

Home Food Dehydrating, a valuable basic guide to the techniques of food preservation, belongs on every homemaker’s bookshelf. It holds the keys to success in this vital homemaking art.

Chapters include:

  1. General Observations of Food Dehydrating
  2. Methods of Dehydrating
  3. Basic Dehydrating Techniques
  4. Using Preservatives
  5. Dehydrating Fruit
  6. Making Fruit Leather
  7. Dehydrating Vegetables
  8. Dehydrating Herbs
  9. Dehydrating Meats
  10. Storage After Dehydrating
  11. Bread Recipes
  12. Cake Recipes
  13. Cereal and Cookie Recipes
  14. Dessert Recipes
  15. Dressing Recipes
  16. Fruit Recipes
  17. Ice Cream Recipes
  18. Meat Recipes
  19. Pie Recipes
  20. Sauce and Topping Recipes
  21. Fruit-Flavored Milkshake Recipes
  22. Soup Recipes
  23. Vegetable Recipes
  24. One-Dish Dinner Recipes

5.5″ x 8.5″ paperback

151 pages