Food Drying with an Attitude: A Fun and Fabulous Guide to Creating Snacks, Meals, and Crafts

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 2008 - Cooking - 142 pages
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This ultimate food drying resource has something for everyone: vegetarians, natural and raw food enthusiasts, hunters, fishermen, gourmet cooks, gardeners, farmers, hikers, and even fast food junkies. With more than thirty years of food drying experience, Mary T. Bell offers straightforward and practical instructions for drying everything from yogurt to sauerkraut to blue cheese, without ignoring traditional favorites such as jerky, mushrooms, and bananas. Throughout, Bell offers nutritional tips and highlights the time-, space-, and money-saving benefits of food dehydrating. Also included are descriptions of how various food dehydrators work to give readers a better understanding of the tools of the craft. Food Drying with an Attitude gives readers the recipes, instructions, and inspiration they need to get the most out of their home food dehydrators.
  

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I recently entered the world of food drying and was looking for a book with more details and instruction. This book is just that yet it doesn't go overboard with explanations. It also had nice color ... Read full review

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Great recipes, food drying tips, and even crafty ideas. Read full review

Contents

GETTING READY
NOT PERFECT?
DRYING AS A PRESERVATION METHOD
EMERGENCY READINESS
THE TRUE COST OF FOOD
A BIGGER VISION
GETTING SET
ABOUT DEHYDRATORS
SUNFLOWERS
OLIVE OIL AND DRIED TOMATOES
TOMATO GARBANZO SALAD
STUFFED VEGETABLE LOAF
VEGETABLE BEEF STEW
ZUCCHINI
ZUCCHINI CHIPS
JERKY

DEHYDRATOR ACCESSORIES
USE LEATHER AND MESH TOGETHER
FRUITS
OTHER CANNED FRUITS
PINEAPPLE FLOWERS
NEXT STEPDRYING BANANAS
APPLES
MORE FRUITS
TO PEEL OR NOT TO PEELTHAT IS A QUESTION?
DIPPING DIRECTIONS
MELONS
CURRIED TRAIL MIX
COLD MELON SOUP
BERRIES
NOTE
STRAWBERRY MERINGUE COOKIES
RHUBARB POPCORN
PARTY TIME BRIE
LEATHERS AND CRACKERS
APPLESAUCE LEATHER
VOILÁA POCKET SNACK
SIX FULLER POCKETS
PLAYFUL TREATS
RED WHITE AND BLUE PINWHEELS
FRUIT AND YOGURT LEATHER
SEEDY APPLESAUCE
RHUBARB LACE
TOMATO LEATHER
FOOD CHIPS
Pumpkin or Winter Squash Leather Chips
DRAGON CRACKERS
VEGETABLE FLAX CRACKERS
PUMPKIN SEED CRACKERS
CROUTONS
RAWMELETTE
VEGETABLES
DRYING VEGETABLES
RAW TALK
REHYDRATING
JONIS ASPARAGUS SOUP
BEST BORSCHT
CELERY AND TOMATOES
CORN
EGGPLANT
MULANZAN
DOLMAS
MOUSSAKA
BABA GHANOUJ
GREENS
Tricia Yus Sauce for Life
MUSHROOMS
MUSHROOM PÂTÉ
ONIONS
PRETTY AND DELICIOUS ONION MIX
Dried Roasted Peppers
JAMS AND JELLIES
PUMPKIN AND WINTER SQUASH
MY VERSION OF BUFFALO BIRD WOMANS DISH
JERKY TALK
MAKING STRIP JERKY
FLAVORING INGREDIENTS
Note
MARINATING CONTAINERS
MARINATING OPTIONS
TERIYAKI JERKY
BLOODY MARY JERKY
ROOT BEER JERKY
CAJUN JERKY
WINE JERKY
SEASONING GROUND MEAT
FUN JERKY
TERIYAKI GROUND MEAT JERKY
JOES JERKY
SPICY TOMATO SOY JERKY
HOT JERKY
TURKEY JERKY
HAM JERKY
SWEET HAM JERKY
UNFORGETTABLE SPAM JERKY
FISH JERKY
JERKY AS AN INGREDIENT
JERKY BOUILLON
JERKY CAKE
TRADITIONAL PEMMICAN
JERKY PARFLECHES
JERKY BREAD
JERKY HASH
JERKY RICE
PASTA CON CARNE SECA
FOOD FOR THE ADVENTURER
LIGHTWEIGHT SNACKS
PACKAGING
DRIED SPAGHETTI SAUCE
THE ULTIMATE TRAIL MIX
JUDYS WOW HAM CURRY
VEGETABLE SOUP
COOKED GROUND MEAT
GOULASH
HERBS FLOWERS AND CRAFTS
DRYING HERBS
CRAFTS
POTPOURRI
WREATHS
Ornaments
MAKE PAPER
HEAVENLY CAT TOY
PET TREATS
OPTION 1
PLAY TIME
GROUND MEAT CAT TREAT
OPTION 4
OPTION 6
BIRD SEED WREATH
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About the author (2008)

Mary T. Bell is the author ofJust Jerky, Dehydration Made Simple, and Food Drying with an Attitude.She promotes green agriculture and encourages sustainable living.

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