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Dehydrating Veggies 101
Dehydrating is a bit easier to do than canning because you prep the veggies or fruits and you can let it sit in the dehydrator unattended. Because it’s less of a time investment, you get to do other essential things while the veg is dehydrating.
The good thing about dehydrating the vegetables is you can do a small batch or a large batch, so if you grow lots of fruits and vegetables you can get them preserved quicker and more efficiently.
My wife actually dehydrates food and I love snaking on them at work and for a healthy snack. She uses a Presto Dehydro Electric Food Dehydrator. It cost us 35 bucks and has been going strong for over a year.
If you have time and like DIY I have a great project for you to try. How To Make a Food Dehydrator with Household Items. I never knew that you could make your own.
Check out the 101 article in the link below and learn all about dehydrating your food. You don’t want to make mistakes if you are doing this for your food preps. It is a waste of time, money energy and worst of all you could poison yourself if you don’t do it right.