While I love to use my dehydrator for preserving food, I can’t even begin to claim to be an expert. If you’re anything like me, you never really venture beyond the very basics. Well my friend, that’s about to change. On this podcast episode, I’m joined by my good friend Jessica Spiers. Listen as Jessica lays out all the necessities when it comes to dehydration.
Discover the best foods to dehydrate, how you can dehydrate your food even if you don’t have a dehydrator, the best ways to prepare foods for preservation, and how to pick the right equipment for your needs. Finally, make sure you listen to the end to discover Jessica’s favorite food to dehydrate (it might surprise you)!
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More Dehydrating & Preserving Tips:
- Dehydrating Powders: A Simple, Space-Saving Way to Preserve Fruits & Vegetables (podcast episode)
- How to Preserve Fresh Herbs for Later (podcast episode)
- My 4 Favorite Ways to Preserve the Harvest (podcast episode)
- Top Tips For Storing Vegetables Without a Root Cellar (blog article)