The dehydrator is an incredibly useful tool for long-term food storage and making the most of your garden harvest.
The dehydrator is an incredibly useful tool for long-term food storage and making the most of your garden harvest.
The dehydrator is an incredibly useful tool for long-term food storage and making the most of your garden harvest. The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook contains everything you need to know to get the greatest value from a home dehydrator. • Includes tips on selecting a dehydrator, as well as proper sanitation, storage, and rehydration techniques • Individual entries on how to dehydrate all manner of berries, fruits, vegetables, greens, herbs, and edible flowers include information on how to prep, dehydration temperatures, and times • Includes recipes for making your own teas, herb blends and rubs, flavored oils, instant baby food, jerky, and fruit leathers • Includes nearly 400 recipes for cooking from your dehydrator pantry. There is an entire chapter dedicated to slow cooker recipes using dehydrated ingredients and one on dehydrated meals for backpackers and campers.
When you dry food, you're saving everything: energy, nutrients, money, and, best of all, taste. This step-by-step guide to drying all kinds of fruits, vegetables, and nuts is also the most comprehensive reference available for methods of drying and home dehydrating equipment. The only book needed to master this age-old culinary tradition, How to Dry Foods includes: Step-by-step instructions on how to dry a wide variety of foods Updated information about equipment and drying techniques More than 100 delicious recipes, from main courses to desserts and more Helpful charts and tables for at-a-glance reference Food safety tips Clever crafts that are made from dried foods
Food dehydration is not just for prunes and raisins any more; A recent study in the United States revealed that the dried and dehydrated food industry made more than $6 billion in revenue in 2009 alone. Thanks to advances in technology, dehydrating foods at home has become easier than ever, allowing you to lock in food's nutritional value while eliminating the water content that causes foods to grow bacteria and mold. Drying foods also gives you a source of raw, nutrient-rich food that is easily available and requires no additional preparation.The Complete Guide to Drying Foods at Home provides you with all the information necessary for drying fruits, vegetables, meats, herbs, grains, and even dairy products. This book will provide you with instructions on how to dry foods using a food dehydrator and will also offer you simpler alternatives for how to dehydrate foods using an oven, microwave, or even the sun. You will learn what equipment you need to get started and how to properly store your food to ensure optimal freshness. This book also provides you with recipes for any meal of the day, whether you are looking for an easy breakfast alternative or a quick soup you can prepare for lunch. You will even learn how to prepare foods for young children and pets. Drying your foods will not only provide you with time-saving option for ways to prepare your meals, it will also allow you to reduce the amount of food you throw out each month. Researchers at the University of Arizona found that the average family wastes 14 percent of their food purchases; learning how to dehydrate and store dry foods can ensure the money you spend on groceries will not be thrown out with the trash.We have spent hundreds of hours interviewing dozens of experts who will provide you with all the information you need to start dehydrating your foods. We've spoken with nutritionists and busy parents who advocate drying foods as a way to save time and still prepare healthy meals. This book is filled with delicious recipes and practical tips to help you and your family enjoy the economic and health benefits that dehydrated foods offer. Whether you are looking for money-saving dinner options or a quick recipe for a high-protein trail mix, The Complete Guide to Drying Foods at Home offers you all the information you need to start cooking and eating smarter.
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"Dehydrating is one of the most effective ways to preserve food for maximum nutrition at very low cost. Sales of dehydrators are soaring as many cooks reject the suspect ingredients in commercially prepared foods. Dehydrating with the recipes in this book is one way to control all ingredients and please the whole family. "--From publisher description.
A food dehydrator is a versatile kitchen appliance that enables you to easily preserve large quantities of fresh foods and create healthier versions of grocery store treats. Not only can you and your family snack healthier and add variety to your diet, you can save money at the same time! The snack recipes in Dehydrating at Home are a perfect solution for busy families who do not want to compromise when it comes to health and nutrition. Dehydrating at Home features easy recipes for the beginner such as Dried Nectarines, Strawberry-Apple Fruit Leather, or Dried Tomatoes. It also features a wide variety of recipes that take dehydrating to the next level such as Polka Dot Fruit Roll Ups, flatbreads, cookies, and yogurt. The majority of the recipes are inspired by fresh seasonal ingredients that develop upon the ingredients' innate deliciousness. Dehydrating at Home emphasises foods that store well for months in addition to being easy to grab on your way out the door to school, work, sporting events, or a walk in the woods. The Herbs & Seasonings chapter is an exception to this rule, but its simple recipes strive to make your time in the kitchen easier and more fruitful. Once you learn what to look for in a dehydrator, how to prepare your foods for dehydrating, and how to store your bounty, your dehydrator can become a major player in your kitchen that can save you a great deal of money as well as produce foods that are much fresher and tastier than their supermarket counterparts.
Dehydrating is the perfect solution for those who want to make the most of their garden's output, create unprocessed snacks, and prepare meals that cost dimes instead of dollars. The Ultimate Healthy Dehydrator Cookbook is the first book of its kind that shows how to affordably build a pantry full of dried foods and use them to make healthy dishes. The reasons for dehydrating food are as compelling today as they were thousands of years ago--it's environmentally sustainable, simple, quick and delicious. The Ultimate Healthy Dehydrator Cookbook is your all-in-one reference to dehydrating food and your definitive guide to delicious and health-centered recipes. No matter which dehydration technique you choose--sun drying, oven drying, or electric food dehydrator drying--The Ultimate Healthy Dehydrator Cookbook will show you that making preserved foods is easier to prepare than you might think and lasts longer than canning or freezing. Filled with innovative ideas for making meals with dehydrated food, The Ultimate Healthy Dehydrator Cookbook also includes: Instructions for dehydrating food using a range of simple, fun methods Valuable nutritional information with every recipe Tried and true methods for food safety and storage Creative options for dehydrated vegetarian and vegan entrees such as Eggplant, Zucchini, & Spinach Lasagna, Loaded Sweet Potato Tacos, and Root Vegetable Gratin Tips for preparing desserts and snacks kids will love The Ultimate Healthy Dehydrator Cookbook features: Perfect Pretreatment * How to Rehydrate Foods * Essential Tools and Equipment * Homemade Savings * What Not to Dehydrate * Ideas for the Raw Food Diet * Getting Kids Involved
The New York Times bestselling winner of the 2016 James Beard Award for General Cooking and the IACP Cookbook of the Year Award. A grand tour of the science of cooking explored through popular American dishes, illustrated in full color. Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that's perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge when you cut into it? How to make homemade mac 'n' cheese that is as satisfyingly gooey and velvety-smooth as the blue box stuff, but far tastier? How to roast a succulent, moist turkey (forget about brining!)—and use a foolproof method that works every time? As Serious Eats's culinary nerd-in-residence, J. Kenji López-Alt has pondered all these questions and more. In The Food Lab, Kenji focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes, delving into the interactions between heat, energy, and molecules that create great food. Kenji shows that often, conventional methods don’t work that well, and home cooks can achieve far better results using new—but simple—techniques. In hundreds of easy-to-make recipes with over 1,000 full-color images, you will find out how to make foolproof Hollandaise sauce in just two minutes, how to transform one simple tomato sauce into a half dozen dishes, how to make the crispiest, creamiest potato casserole ever conceived, and much more.
The ultimate step-by-step guide to smoking, curing, and drying meat and fish at home: from delicious salmon gravlax to mouthwatering hot-smoked chicken wings and home cured bacon. Turan’s expert hands-on approach will show you all the essential techniques plus more complex curing processes, encouraging you to develop your own style. No expensive equipment is required to get started: all you need is an oven or a barbecue! ■ Includes full instructions for indoor hot and cold smoking methods, plus a guide to building your own outdoor smoker – from an easy-to-make cardboard box cold smoker to barbecue-friendly designs. Step-by-step photographs and instructions for over 50 different techniques: Smoked salmon, Beef jerky, Ribs, Gammon, Kippers, Smoked venison, Biltong, Smoked bacon, Chorizo, Bresaola, Parma ham, Salt cod, Ham, Smoked goose, Pancetta, Salami, Coppa, Gravlax, Chicken, Smoked mackerel, Pastrami, Dried lamb, Duck jerky, Salt beef and much more!
Filled with useful advice on a wide range of kitchen-related household chores, this collection of helpful hints helps readers cook, clean, can, and serve guests in style, without breaking the bank. Lit Guild & Country Homes & Gardens Bks Club.
Just as Deborah Madison's Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone took meatless cooking mainstream, here's the complete guide to raw cuisine. Gnocchi Carbonara. Pizzas. Star Anise Crusted Papaya Steak. Sliders. Pumpkin Cheesecake. Connoisseurs of raw cuisine know how hearty and flavorful it can be; what began as an underground movement for health enthusiasts has moved to the culinary forefront. Now one of the nation's top raw restaurateurs presents a lavish array of recipes, a primer of preparation methods, and a comprehensive ingredient guide in Raw Food for Everyone. While other cookbooks on raw cooking often feature rudimentary recipes or are limited in scope, leading raw foods authority and teacher Alissa Cohen, owner of the Grezzo restaurants in Boston and Newburyport, offers a comprehensive book, with 300 unique recipes for meals and snacks. From nutritious smoothies and juices to you-won't-believe- they're-raw cheeses and ice creams to chips and crackers, this book proves that raw food is not just healthy and energizing-it's also approachable, nourishing, and delicious. Writing for the beginner and the more seasoned raw food lover, Cohen takes raw food to the next level with the simplicity of its preparation techniques and the presentation of inventive flavors. With detailed step-by-step instructions, charts on sprouting and soaking, and thorough information on raw ingredients, Raw Food for Everyone is the ultimate raw food resource. It is destined to become a culinary classic.