Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
It's an easy way to preserve fruit. All it takes is a dehydrator or toaster oven and time.
Often times people put lemon juice in their fruit leather. I opted for the alternative route with my lovely past-its-prime opened riesling.
So here you are folks, some boozy snack food!
Turn summer sweets into autumn treats.
Fruit leather: all fruit, no sugar, tastes like candy, easy to make. Clearly the best snack ever!
I'm not sure if Japanese knotweed is a fruit or vegetable, but it's a wild, invasive edible plant. Use lots of knotweed to make some tart fruit leather.
Fruit Roll-ups are nutritious and a great way to preserve extra fruit, but when you add a love note (or riddle, or fortune, or joke) they become even more fun.
At the last food swap I went to I got a large box of indigo rose cherry tomatoes. I was going to dehydrate them but then I decided to make tomato paste & dehydrate it.
Once known as the fruit of kings, for many years pineapples were available only to natives of the tropics and to wealthy Europeans. It is fantastic dried and I would like to show you how to make a beautiful dried fruit lace with it.
My Aunt & Uncle have a huge raspberry patch and they always seem to go out of town each summer during part of the harvest. They let me pick while they are away and that makes for a lot of raspberries!
Turns out you DON'T need a food dehydrator to make this delicious treat, just an oven... Fresh cherries (and other fruits) make great fruit leathers. And it's really easy, too. Find out how to do it.
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