Do you dehydrate any of your food? I watched all the videos and it was very interesting. Thank for sharing!
Hi Rhonda,Thank you for another good article.I tried to open the link you provided for the canning and preserving articles but it would not allow access. I did receive a message about the address not being in proper format.I just tried to dehydrate basil from my garden and used a friends dehydrator...it took soooooo long. I usually dry herbs in brown paper bags or in the oven but wanted to try the machine to see if it made for a better dried herb. Based on my one and only experience I would say no for now...will look at(and hopefully try) some other models before investing in one.I have been drying in the oven or bags and when things are dry I either rub off the stems(rosemary, oregano, thyme,) or run through the blender(basil) to finish for bottling. Onions, celery tops and a few other items usually require just a couple of extra steps and then i have them for soups, stews and breads all during the fall and winter.I have not tried to do the tomatoes but am looking forward to trying them in a few days. My neighbor did some for packing in oil and gave us a small jar, they were very good!
Rhonda,The link below has an entire section on drying foods from the garden and is pretty comprehensive.You Tube is such a helpful site.I enjoyed watching.www. How To Garden Advice . com
Viv, it's something I might do in the future. At the moment, I'm just reading what I can about it.ithinkican, I fixed the link. Thanks for letting me know.
It is funny that you posted this...My last post was on dehydrating. Great minds think alike! =0)
Oh thank you. I will check out all the links!
I love it! My dehydrators have been running almost non-stop for two days.
Spent a bit of time going to back articles in your blog...I just want you to know I so thoroughly enjoy reading here...you have so many varied ideas and interests and have added just enough photos to be enticing!! THANKS!!Elizabeth
A great weekend to you too. I'm going to take some time to view the links. Thank you!
Oh my goodness those dehydrating videos are addictive...after 9 of them I am worn out! hahaI am so encouraged about preserving now thank you.
Thank you so much for the link to my site. I am glad that you found it helpful! I spent some time reading about your fish and garden thingy. Aquaponics? It looked like fun. Something my husband would probably get into. We've had fish in a tank in our back yard before but never considered adding a garden to the mix. I'm so glad to find you. Sharon
Thanks Rhonda for the link to the dehydrated foods videos. I really got something important from them and feel reinspired to do more with my dehydrator.Dayla
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