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Dehydrating Pasta and Grains

Taking the time to cook and dehydrate pasta and grains when you have down time (winter is a great time to do this), lets you fill your pantry with nearly instant go-to foods that only need to rehydrate to eat. Not having to cook pasta when the power is out conserves water AND fuel. These… Continue reading Dehydrating Pasta and Grains

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Grass Roots Meat Box Review and Making Beef Jerky

Grass Roots Meat Box is a monthly subscription box of grass-fed beef, pasture raised poultry and more. You pick what you like and need, and it comes shipped to you monthly. When we eat meat (and we don't eat a lot of it) I am picky with what we buy. However, it can be hard… Continue reading Grass Roots Meat Box Review and Making Beef Jerky

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Dehydrated Marshmallows

A fun treat for children is dehydrating mini marshmallows. It’s a lot cheaper than buying the tiny Kraft ones (if you can even find those), in the grocery store. Spread a bag of mini marshmallows on a couple of dehydrator trays, separating as much as you can. Some brands are stickier than others. Dry at… Continue reading Dehydrated Marshmallows

Backpacking · Gardening · Homesteading · Preserving · Recipes

Dehydrating Zucchini Chips

Dehydrating is one of our favorite methods for preserving produce. It's quick, easy, and takes up little pantry space when done. Zucchini is a vegetable people run out of ideas on what to use it for, however dehydrating is a great way to have some for the long winter! You will need a mandolin, or… Continue reading Dehydrating Zucchini Chips

Gardening · Homesteading · Preserving

Dehydrating And Preserving Herbs And Flowers

Dehydrating and preserving herbs and flowers is a satisfying part of gardening and homesteading. If you are at all interested in herbalism, it is a much wiser choice to grow and preserve your own supply, rather than buy them - and not know how the items were grown. This is of utmost importance if you… Continue reading Dehydrating And Preserving Herbs And Flowers