The dehydrator is an incredibly useful tool for long-term food storage and making the most of your garden harvest. The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook contains everything you need to know to get the greatest value from a home dehydrator. • Includes tips on selecting a dehydrator, as well as proper sanitation, storage, and rehydration techniques • Individual entries on how to dehydrate all manner of berries, fruits, vegetables, greens, herbs, and edible flowers include information on how to prep, dehydration temperatures, and times • Includes recipes for making your own teas, herb blends and rubs, flavored oils, instant baby food, jerky, and fruit leathers • Includes nearly 400 recipes for cooking from your dehydrator pantry. There is an entire chapter dedicated to slow cooker recipes using dehydrated ingredients and one on dehydrated meals for backpackers and campers.
Author: Mary T. Bell
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2008-04-17
This ultimate food drying resource has something for everyone: vegetarians, natural and raw food enthusiasts, hunters, fishermen, gourmet cooks, gardeners, farmers, hikers, and even fast food junkies. With more than thirty years of food drying experience, Mary T. Bell offers straightforward and practical instructions for drying everything from yogurt to sauerkraut to blue cheese, without ignoring traditional favorites such as jerky, mushrooms, and bananas. Throughout, Bell offers nutritional tips and highlights the time-, space-, and money-saving benefits of food dehydrating. Also included are descriptions of how various food dehydrators work to give readers a better understanding of the tools of the craft. Food Drying with an Attitude gives readers the recipes, instructions, and inspiration they need to get the most out of their home food dehydrators.
Author: Mary Bell
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release Date: 2013-02-26
Far from being a fad, food dyhydrating is one of the most ancient, effective, and nutritous ways of preserving food. Now, at last, there is a book that teaches absolutely everything there is to know about using an electric food dyhydrator to dry foods at home -- and gives more than 100 foolproof recipes for scrumptious snacks and meals made from dried foods. With this extraordinary book, you can learn how to cross junk food and expensive store-bought snacks off your family's shopping list -- and add to your cupboard homemade, preservative-free fruit leathers, candied apricots, beef (and fish) jerkies, "sun" dried tomotoes, corn chips, banana chips, and so much more! Mary Bell gives specific techniques and instructions for preparing every kind of fruit (from apples to watermelon) and vegetable (from asparagus to zucchini). She also provides important shopping tips for buying an electric food dehydrator. The recipes for cooked meals (including mushroom soup, sloppy joes, pesto, and moist banana bread) will make this book a kitchen classic. And recipes for lightweight, filling trail snacks mean that the book will travel, too. Additional chapters explain to how make herb seasonings, granolas, celery powder, cosmetics, dried fruit sugars, potpourri -- and even pet treats! Food drying is an excellent way for gardeners to preserve their produce. It is a great way to make healthful snacks for the kids. It's perfect for the new wave of thrifty consumers who can't bear to spend dollars at health food stores for treats they cold make for pennies themselves. And food drying doesn't use chemicals or preservatives—so it's great for you and for the planet, too!
A food dehydrator is a versatile kitchen appliance that enables you to easily preserve large quantities of fresh foods and create healthier versions of grocery store treats. Not only can you and your family snack healthier and add variety to your diet, you can save money at the same time! The snack recipes in Dehydrating at Home are a perfect solution for busy families who do not want to compromise when it comes to health and nutrition. Dehydrating at Home features easy recipes for the beginner such as Dried Nectarines, Strawberry-Apple Fruit Leather, or Dried Tomatoes. It also features a wide variety of recipes that take dehydrating to the next level such as Polka Dot Fruit Roll Ups, flatbreads, cookies, and yogurt. The majority of the recipes are inspired by fresh seasonal ingredients that develop upon the ingredients' innate deliciousness. Dehydrating at Home emphasises foods that store well for months in addition to being easy to grab on your way out the door to school, work, sporting events, or a walk in the woods. The Herbs & Seasonings chapter is an exception to this rule, but its simple recipes strive to make your time in the kitchen easier and more fruitful. Once you learn what to look for in a dehydrator, how to prepare your foods for dehydrating, and how to store your bounty, your dehydrator can become a major player in your kitchen that can save you a great deal of money as well as produce foods that are much fresher and tastier than their supermarket counterparts.
Author: Jay Bills
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2010-11-01
With the easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions here, anyone can have fun, save money, and create delicious meals by dehydrating food. Learn the basic methods—sun drying, oven drying, net bag, and commercial food dehydrators—before moving on to drying herbs for tea, making your own tasty (and healthier) jerky, and so much more. Also included is a section on the nutritional benefits of drying food. With 164 recipes ranging from breads to desserts, soups to pies, and cereals to entrees, Dehydrating Food is a book for anyone who is interested in learning how to save money and create delicious meals by drying their own food.
The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Dehydrating Foods is a comprehensive introduction to the process of food dehydrating. Commercial dehydrators were once too expensive for the typical home, but they've become much more popular in recent years as people have discovered the value and versatility of drying foods at home for snacks such as dried fruits and vegetables, trail mix, jerkies, fruit leathers, and more, all at a fraction of the cost were they to buy commercially-dried foods. Today, people are using their home dehydrators for drying and preserving all types of foods, from fruits and vegetables, to herbs, and even drying flowers for crafts. The authors will take readers through the process, step by step, showing them how to buy the right dehydrator for their kitchen, how to use it properly so their yield and savings are maximized, and even how they can dry foods using less conventional methods, such as a solar dryer or even their conventional oven. Readers will benefit from more than 80 recipes that will enable them to preserve and create wonderful foods that will save them time,money, and bring a entirely new offering of tastes to their kitchen.
Kindle MatchBook: The Kindle edition is FREE when you buy the paperback edition today! 100 of the very best dehydrator recipes with serving size, and nutrition facts for every recipe! There is a reason why dehydrating food is becoming so popular. It's because dehydrated food often tastes better, is easy to store, and is more portable and convenient to enjoy. There are so many benefits to dehydrating food that if you aren't dehydrating your own healthy and delicious meals and snacks at home, you are missing out! Enjoy amazing dehydrated food at home! You don't have to choose between your health and enjoying amazing meals and snacks. With this collection of the top 100 dehydrator recipes, you can enjoy amazing fruit leather, jerky, all kinds of healthy snacks made out of dehydrated fruits, and so much more! Every single recipe includes serving size, and nutritional information! The dehydrator has been a true game-changer for smart and busy people who don't always have the time to cook elaborate meals at home, but also don't want to sacrifice their health. Using the dehydrator makes it easy to enjoy amazing, healthy meals and snacks either at home with your family or on the go. Food isn't meant to be bland and boring and that is why the dehydrator recipes in this book are bursting with flavor! There is no need to slave away in the kitchen for hours every night or destroy your health eating fatty or sugary meals and snacks. This collection of 100 dehydrator recipes are all fast and easy to make, but taste so good your whole family will love them! 100 amazing dehydrator recipes so you can truly have it all! Eating delicious meals cooked with a dehydrator does not mean you are on a boring, bland, starvation diet. Eating bland and weird food might be one way to be healthy and lose weight, but that is not what the dehydrator is all about! Let's face it: if eating well isn't enjoyable, sooner or later it becomes impossible to stick to. Don't set yourself up for failure! Grab these 100 amazing dehydrator recipes now and learn the many delicious possibilities you could have today and every day for months to come! Cooking healthy and delicious meals and snacks at home with your dehydrator can be easy and fun, but only when you know the right recipes! For less than the cost of visiting a fast food restaurant, you can get your hands on months of dehydrator recipes, all with complete nutritional information and serving sizes, in this dehydrator cookbook. Every single recipe is easy to make and is so healthy and delicious you will be proud to serve these meals to your family and friends over and over again! Mouth-watering dehydrator meals you can serve to your family and friends with pride! Healthy eating guru and dehydrator enthusiast Jennifer Dolly has assembled a massive collection of the very best dehydrator recipes that are among the best you will ever taste. These recipes are second to none when it comes to promoting optimal health but they taste so good you'll never feel like you're giving up anything! Not only that, you can feel good about eating these meals and snacks because they are healthy for you and your family. Say 'YES' to the top 100 dehydrator recipes and a healthier and more energetic you! Grab this cookbook today and discover why preparing fresh and healthy meals and snacks with the dehydrator is becoming so popular. Don't take a pass on these amazing recipes that your family will love and that will make you feel healthier and better than you have in years!
Dehydrating is the perfect solution for those who want to make the most of their garden's output, create unprocessed snacks, and prepare meals that cost dimes instead of dollars. The Ultimate Healthy Dehydrator Cookbook is the first book of its kind that shows how to affordably build a pantry full of dried foods and use them to make healthy dishes. The reasons for dehydrating food are as compelling today as they were thousands of years ago--it's environmentally sustainable, simple, quick and delicious. The Ultimate Healthy Dehydrator Cookbook is your all-in-one reference to dehydrating food and your definitive guide to delicious and health-centered recipes. No matter which dehydration technique you choose--sun drying, oven drying, or electric food dehydrator drying--The Ultimate Healthy Dehydrator Cookbook will show you that making preserved foods is easier to prepare than you might think and lasts longer than canning or freezing. Filled with innovative ideas for making meals with dehydrated food, The Ultimate Healthy Dehydrator Cookbook also includes: Instructions for dehydrating food using a range of simple, fun methods Valuable nutritional information with every recipe Tried and true methods for food safety and storage Creative options for dehydrated vegetarian and vegan entrees such as Eggplant, Zucchini, & Spinach Lasagna, Loaded Sweet Potato Tacos, and Root Vegetable Gratin Tips for preparing desserts and snacks kids will love The Ultimate Healthy Dehydrator Cookbook features: Perfect Pretreatment * How to Rehydrate Foods * Essential Tools and Equipment * Homemade Savings * What Not to Dehydrate * Ideas for the Raw Food Diet * Getting Kids Involved
Dehydrators have transitioned from the kitchens of the world's best chefs onto the wedding registry—and this book reveals why. There's no dinner party with friends, school lunchbox, or weekend-backpack dry bag that isn't made more delicious and nutritious thanks to a dehydrator. In this book are the secrets of creating who-knew treats: all kinds of jerky, fruit leathers, savory vegetable crisps, flavor-packed powders that add oomph to your cooking, and perfect melt-in-your-mouth meringues. Eighty recipes include ways to incorporate your dried creations in your baking, cooking, and cocktails. Maybe you didn't know you needed a dehydrator. Now you do!
Author: Brett L. Markham
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2014-09-16
Bestselling author of the Mini Farm series, self-sufficiency expert Brett Markham turns his attention to the timeless art of food dehydrating. An avid food dryer for years, Brett walks you through the simple steps for dehydrating everything from traditional classics like apples and jerky to more unusual fare. Whether you’re following a raw food lifestyle or looking for new ways to make the most of your garden’s produce, this is an inside look at all aspects of dehydrating. The Food Dehydrating Bible includes: • Straightforward, easy easy-to to-follow instructions • Dozens of recipes • Diagrams • One hundred color photographs • And more! This is a must-have manual for beginners and dehydrating gurus alike! Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Enjoy that fresh harvest taste all year. Whether you’re using a dehydrator, oven, or the sun’s rays, you can easily dry your own vegetables, fruits, herbs, and meat. Teresa Marrone’s simple step-by-step instructions cover all the basics you need to know about drying, storing, and rehydrating your favorite foods. With over 140 dried-food recipes — ranging from veggie chips to casseroles and beef jerky to baby purées — you’ll be amazed at the variety of healthy and delicious options that dried foods offer.
Easy, Flavorful and Hot Recipes for Your Dehydrator Take your dehydrator to new and spicy heights with Michael Hultquist’s innovative recipes for everything from hot sauces and spice mixes to jerky and soups that you can rehydrate later. If you’re in the mood for a mildly spicy jerky or want a hot sauce recipe that will take your breath away, The Spicy Dehydrator Cookbook has got you covered. These recipes will help you get better use out of your dehydrator and stock your pantry with staples that last longer and taste better too. Serious chiliheads will love the Ragin’ Cajun Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce and Spicy Coffee-Maple Bacon Jerky. Easily-rehydrated meals like Butternut Squash Risotto and Coconut Chickpea Curry can make any meal gourmet in no time, and Chocolate-Strawberry Power Bars are perfect for a healthy energy boost on the go. With helpful tips, tricks and killer recipes, The Spicy Dehydrator Cookbook has everything you need to spice up your food preserving game.
Dehydrating is not just the oldest form of food preservation known to man, it is a great way to have healthy food on your table in season and out of season.The New Food Dehydrator Cookbook contains 187 step by step recipes for creating dehydrated fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, snacks and other foods with intense flavor. You can make the most of your garden harvest, take advantage of sales and cut down the cost of making meals for your family. And most of all, you will know that you are eating healthy food preserved without chemicals. Your kids will love the healthy snacks and meals will be more interesting with the variety of dried ingredients at your disposal. Dehydrating your own potatoes, carrots, onions and other staples means no more last minute runs to the grocery store. Part 1 of The New Food Dehydrator Cookbook provides 137 recipes for dehydrating all types of food including:Dehydrating Fruits And NutsDehydrating Vegetables And MushroomsDehydrating Meats, Poultry, Seafoods (Jerkies)Dehydrating Grains And SeedsDehydrating Herbs, Flowers And Making Tea BlendsPowders (Spices) And Leathers Dehydrating Herbs, Flowers And Making Tea Blends Dehydrated Tofu, Eggs And Dairy Part 2 has 50 recipes for cooking with dehydrated ingredients including:Breakfast And Brunch Soups, Stews And Chili Meat, Poultry And Seafood Entries Vegetarian And Vegan Entries Sides, Sauces, Stuffings, Pickles & Salsas Desserts Additional information includes Success Tips For Dehydrating, Pretreating Food Before Dehydrating, How To Pack And Store Dried Food, Rehydrating Food and Choosing A Good Dehydrator.