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Food Dehydration For Beginners, Drying Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, Jerky, Seeds, Nuts

In this book you will find all the information to need to safely and tastily dry preserve fruits, vegetables, jerky, herbs, seeds and nuts. This book takes you step by step from choosing a dehydrator to the different drying methods for each food type. Includes pretreatment and drying charts for both fruits and vegetables as well as how to package and store your food safely. Please look below or use the “Look Inside” feature to see only some of the information contained in this book.

How Does Food Dehydration Work? An Overview

Advantages of Dry Preserving

Different Methods for Drying Fruit and Vegetables

Features to Look for When Buying a Dehydrator

Sun Drying Food

Using a Solar Dryer

Using an Oven

Most efficient and practical food driers

How to Make Fruit Leathers

Preparing Your Fruit Leathers from Fresh Fruit

Preparing Your Fruit Leathers from Canned Fruit

Drying Fruit Leathers

Oven Drying For Fruit Leathers

Using a Dehydrator for Drying Fruit Leathers

How to Test For Dryness

Storing Fruit Leathers

Making Jerky

Safe Handling Of Meat And Poultry

Making Jerky from Wild Game

Preparing Your Meat

How to Prepare a Jerky Marinade

How to Dry Your Meat If Using A Marinade

How to Make Jerky From Ground Meat

How to Store Your Jerky

Vegetable Leathers

How to Make Mixed Vegetable Leathers

How to Make Tomato Leathers

How to Make Pumpkin Leathers

How to Dry Herbs

Harvesting Herbs

Drying Herbs

Drying Herbs with a Dehydrator

Packaging and Storing Dried Herbs

How to Dry Peanuts

How to Roast Peanuts

How to Dry Popcorn

Drying Pumpkin Seeds

Drying Sunflower Seeds

How to Vine Dry

How to Choose Fruit and Vegetables for Drying

Fruit Quality

Vegetable Quality

How To Prepare Fruits And Vegetables For Drying

Preparing Fruit

Preparing Vegetables

How to Pre-Treat Fruits And Vegetables

How To Pre-Treat Fruit Using Sulfiting

How to Prepare Fruit Using A Honey Dip

How To Pre-Treat Fruit Using A Salt Soloution Dip

How to Pre-treat Fruit Using Ascorbic Acid/Citric Acid Dips

How to Pre Treat Vegetables for Drying

How To Dry Fruits And Vegetables using A Dehydrator

How to dry different types of fruit

How to Dry Different Types Of Vegetables

How to Package Dried Fruits and Vegetables

How to Store Your Dried Fruit