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How to Dehydrate Garlic

What does one do with this much garlic? How do you dehydrate garlic? I recently purchased garlic at Costco. Very affordable, but there was way more than I would use in a couple of weeks. I decided to dehydrate it. It was a team effort to do this. First we had to break open the garlic cloves. A great purchase. Just roll the garlic clove around and it peels it for you! Then you slice…
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Food Storage

Dehydrating Frozen Corn

I thought I would try dehydrating frozen corn. I used Costco's organic frozen corn that they had in stock. The large bag was only around $4. The nice thing with frozen corn? I can just throw it on the tray and set the dehydrator. I forgot about it honestly and the corn was in there for about 24 hours. It didn't need that long, but it didn't hurt the corn either. I ended up with…
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How to Dehydrate Onions

Sliced up in the food processor Lay them out on the thinner than this. This was just a quick picture. You don't want them overlapping. I left them in overnight. Boy did my house stink! All shriveled up and ready to be stored Then I vacuum seal them to store long term. I also made Homemade Onion Powder I use this dehydrator and this Food Saver Subscribe to our Occasional Newsletter ********************************************************** Thank you for…
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Food Storage

Step by Step Guide to Dehydrating Eggs for Long Term Food Storage

We have 8 hens. We get 6-8 eggs every day. There are only 4, soon to be 3, of us in the house. That ends up being a lot of eggs every week. After doing some research on what to do with this overflow of eggs that we had I decided on dehydrating. I could freeze them or use mineral oil and store them. I may try those for another post. Now, there are two…
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How I Preserve Food: Dehydrating

There are a lot of ways to preserve food. Canning via water bath or pressure canner, Freezing, Eating. Ok eating doesn't preserve, it consumes. My preferred method is dehydrating. Mostly because I don't have to pay close attention to what I am doing. If you forget about it, your food isn't ruined. Unless you turn it off and don't immediately store the freshly dehydrated food. By forget I mean around 3 weeks. The zucchini were…
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Prepping

These are a Few of My Favorite Things

I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite things. These are items we have purchased for our emergency preparedness plan. We have these in case of extended loss of power due to snow storm or wind. Now, I could say in case of financial collapse or Zombie these scenarios aren't as likely. These are in no particular must haves. Solar oven. Even if it's the cold dead of winter, as long as…
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Christian Living

Dehydrating Fruit

I had a request from our oldest for dried mango. These were $1 a piece at Costco. We also did pears. We were cutting them by hand. Then decided to try my ! It worked! Much more efficient! You can't dehydrate without doing bananas! I was going to vacuum seal they are being eaten faster than I could seal them. We didn't peal the fruit to save time. Some of the pieces were ok with…
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