Southern Peach Cobbler

Dehydrated Peaches in a Delicious Cobbler “Cobbler” refers to a variety of dishes, particularly in the United Kingdom and United States, consisting of a fruit or savoury filling poured into a baking dish and covered with a batter, biscuit, or dumpling before being baked. Some cobbler recipes, especially in the American South,… Read more“Southern Peach Cobbler”

Nutritional/Dietary Considerations of Dehydrated Food

~Learn how dehydration affects nutrition in your foods~ Nutrients: Although the drying process is a good way to keep many nutrients, including fiber, vitamin A and iron, some nutrients can be stripped from dehydrated foods. Vitamin C is almost completely destroyed in the process. In addition, the B-vitamin and mineral content… Read more“Nutritional/Dietary Considerations of Dehydrated Food”

Scalloped Potatoes Dry Mix

Scalloped potatoes are a favorite side dish that can be made cheaply. Putting the ingredients together ahead of time means that you always have the start of a meal done for you. Whether you choose to have this as a side dish or a full meal (see notes at the… Read more“Scalloped Potatoes Dry Mix”

Storage Considerations for Dried Foods

  ~What you need to know to store dried foods~ After foods are dehydrated, they need to be stored properly. Four major factors will affect the shelf life of long-term storage of home dehydrated food; temperature, moisture, oxygen, and light. To be able to store your dried foods making sure you… Read more“Storage Considerations for Dried Foods”

Dehydrated Cranberries or Craisins®

Great Snacking with Tart or Sweet Dried Cranberries Dehydrating Cranberries is easy if you know how to craze them. Crazing (or checking) is a pre-treatment necessary because of the thick skins that make drawing out moisture difficult in the drying process. Other fruits like blueberries and grapes fall under necessary… Read more“Dehydrated Cranberries or Craisins®”

Food Stuck to Dehydrator Trays?

Learn how to prevent—or solve—this problem Do you have trouble getting your dehydrated foods off the trays? Food high in sugars can be the worse to remove from our trays when dry. Try these simple hacks. _____________________________________ To Preventing Sticking: √ Do not slice your food or spread too thin…. Read more“Food Stuck to Dehydrator Trays?”

Better-than-Manwich® Sloppy Joe Pantry Packs

Three variations; 1) common kitchen ingredients, 2) dehydrated sauce ingredients, & 3) “Just-Add-Water” Pantry Packs! Those cans of Manwich Sauce, mocking me every time I opened my cupboard door, were one of my last hold-outs to a preservative-free kitchen. I knew the sodium and the sugars were sky-high and the preservatives were there, but I… Read more“Better-than-Manwich® Sloppy Joe Pantry Packs”