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Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Sun-Dried Tomatoes are an easy way to preserve a lot of tomatoes, quickly. And enjoy them all year long. Which is especially nice if you have multiple plants dripping in ripe tomatoes in late summer. While drying the tomatoes on a dehydrator isn’t “sun-dried”, it gives the same effect, with little effort. Wash, dry off… Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Dehydrated Cinnamon Carrot Shreds

Dehydrated Cinnamon Carrot Shreds Ingredients: 10-ounce bag shredded carrots 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1 Tbsp granulated sugar or coconut sugar ¾ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp sea salt Directions: Line two dehydrator trays with fine mesh liners (or parchment paper). Melt coconut oil, stir in sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Toss with carrots till coated. Divided… Continue reading Dehydrated Cinnamon Carrot Shreds

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Crunchy Chips From The Dehydrator

While these recipes were developed by Excalibur Dehydrators for use in their high-end dehydrators, the recipes can be used in many other dehydrators as well – although drying times may be much longer – just check every hour. Enjoy these recipes for a new taste in “chips” to munch on. BBQ Cucumber Chips Ingredients 3 large… Continue reading Crunchy Chips From The Dehydrator

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Dried Apple Rings

I use a L’Equip 306200 500-Watt 6-Tray Food Dehydrator, Gray for my drying. I have found it to be a hard-working machine for the past 4 or 5 years. It works great and looks good – always a bonus. So I got it down and washed up the apples. Last fall I came across a Norpro Apple… Continue reading Dried Apple Rings

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Dried Pears

Pears are very easy, although messier than say apples, to dry. As soon as they ripen (the color of ripeness does depend on the variety), wash the pears, then peel a few at a time. Fill a large mixing bowl with the juice of one lemon (strained of seeds) and 6 to 8 cups of water. Quarter the… Continue reading Dried Pears