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The food dehydrating Bible : grow it. dry it. enjoy it!
Markham, Brett L., author.
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New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2014.
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xi, 147 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Principles of dehydrating -- Dehydrating fruits -- Dehydrating vegetables -- Dehydrating meat and fish -- Dehydrating breads -- Dehydrating herbs and spices -- Making "instant" food -- Recipes -- Build your own dehydrator.
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TX609 .M37 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Cooking

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Bestselling author of the Mini Farm series, self-sufficiency expert Brett Markham turns his attention to the timeless art of food dehydrating.

An avid food dryer for years, Brett walks you through the simple steps for dehydrating everything from traditional classics like apples and jerky to more unusual fare. Whether you're following a raw food lifestyle or looking for new ways to make the most of your garden's produce, this is an inside look at all aspects of dehydrating.

The Food Dehydrating Bible includes:

* Straightforward, easy easy-to to-follow instructions
* Dozens of recipes
* Diagrams
* One hundred color photographs
* And more!

This is a must-have manual for beginners and dehydrating gurus alike!

Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We've been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Author Notes

Brett L. Markham is an engineer, third-generation farmer, and polymath. Using the methods explained in his book, he runs a profitable, Certified Naturally Grown mini farm on less than half an acre. Brett works full-time as an engineer for a broadband ISP and farms in his spare time. He lives in New Ipswich, New Hampshire.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Chapter 1 Principles of Dehydratingp. 1
Chapter 2 Dehydrating Fruitsp. 13
Chapter 3 Dehydrating Vegetablesp. 31
Chapter 4 Dehydrating Meat and Fishp. 43
Chapter 5 Dehydrating Breadsp. 57
Chapter 6 Dehydrating Herbs and Spicesp. 65
Chapter 7 Making "Instant" Foodsp. 71
Chapter 8 Recipesp. 81
Chapter 9 Build Your Own Dehydratorp. 95
Notesp. 121
Recipe Journalp. 133