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?
Who wants to pay for Basil in the dead of winter? Not me and here is an easy way to take care of that!
Sultanas, aka golden raisins. Spice brine, boil, but in half, dehydrate and presto...organic, non-sulphured sultanas!
Savory Oven Dried Tomatoes are unlike the brittle sun-dried tomatoes found in stores. They are dehydrated only to the point that their juices intensify and the flesh develops a slight chewiness. You will find endless uses for these tasty morsels!
Dried basil is less full-bodied when it is dried, but it doesn't lose its distinctive delicious taste. Keeping the dried leaves whole instead of crushing them retains more of the flavor.
Melons always seem to be over-joyously celebrated the first few days they come in from the field, and then…what the heck am I going to do with all these melons!
Well folks, meet the melon chip.
When you put the garden to bed, make sure to harvest those bushy herb clumps for winter soups and stews!
Make your own sun dried tomatoes, save the best of Summer
Are you drowning in eggplant this season too? Then you might want to check out this spicy, umami eggplant jerky. Or bacon. Or another-2-pounds-out-of-the-fridge snack.
These dehydrated chips are super easy to make and are so delicious you’ll find yourself eating a whole kale! They also make a great snack for kids to bring to school.
Out of all the foods I've dehydrated, tomatoes are my favorite. They become chewy and intensely flavored, making them a great snack to take to work and munch on throughout the day...