Hi! I was hoping that someone here might be able to help me out - I would like to borrow a food dehydrator just a couple times to dry berries (I work at Kestrel Perch berry farm). I would only need…Continue
Started by Emma Hileman. Last reply by Emma Hileman Jun 19, 2012.
Know anything about doing a CSA food preservation share?? My husband and I have an organic farm business called Ithaca Organics which offers a CSA. Every year I do a fair share of preserving since…Continue
Started by Monica Sherman. Last reply by Rachel Firak Sep 26, 2011.
Have been so enjoying the kale I dried last fall. It hydrates up beautifully, is very close to the fresh product. I don't love it as "chips," but they are an instant nutritious pick-up. Anyway, I…Continue
Started by persephone doliner. Last reply by crowjoy Mar 24, 2011.
LEM Products Recalls Food Dehydrators Due to Fire Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11131.html NEWS from CPSC…Continue
Started by Katie Quinn-Jacobs Feb 21, 2011.
I'm brand spanking new to drying foods but did a bunch of Roma tomatoes that are delicious. Can I safely packed them in olive oil? What about botulism? Thanks for the help.P.S. The parsley I dried is…Continue
Started by Dave Lenweaver. Last reply by persephone doliner Jan 24, 2011.
Hi! I'm new to drying, having just acquired a 5-tray Excalibur.I just compared some peppermint dried hanging from the ceiling in my basement with some I dried in the dehydrator. The air-dried mint is…Continue
Started by Olivia Hall. Last reply by Olivia Hall Oct 6, 2010.
Hi all, I have a lot of cutting celery and small stalks in my garden. I'm thinking I could dry it and other veggies and then use as dried bouillon. Does anybody have recommendations to dry veggies? …Continue
Started by Liz Falk. Last reply by Liz Falk Oct 5, 2010.
I have a bunch of dried rose hips and use them once and a while to make a tea by crushing a couple hips and steeping in water. But I'm wondering if this is best and how much you really need to get a…Continue
Started by Jennifer Maffett. Last reply by persephone doliner Oct 4, 2010.
My dehydrator is my gas oven w. pilot light. Tho the temp in there is only 100+, not the 200 considered viable, it works fine on many foods. I've been doing kale and green beans. The secret to…Continue
Started by persephone doliner. Last reply by persephone doliner Dec 17, 2009.
We have a minute amount of dried elderberries and would like to try to do a tincture. The berries are very tiny as the elderberries are wild. Can we stick the whole flower head into a tincture,…Continue
Started by Jennifer Maffett Dec 5, 2009.
We've done a bit of drying using only the power of the sun but I'm curious to learn more. Here's one thing we did... Based on an idea we read about drying apples in a hot car (on the shelf behind the…Continue
Started by Jennifer Maffett. Last reply by Alison F Dec 2, 2009.
Hi all! I'm new to this group. Am eager to build a solar dehydrator for the strawberries and cherries (!) I'll pick this season. Kate Q-J said that Kathy H has built a beautiful dehydrator and uses…Continue
Started by Carole Stone. Last reply by Valerie McMartin Jun 28, 2009.
Hi Folks - so, at the Apple Canning/Drying/Apple Butter fest recently, I was trying out a few different methods of drying. I do have a "drying" cycle on my convection that keeps a stable temp of 140…Continue
Started by Carlyn Buckler. Last reply by denise mooney Mar 31, 2009.