How to Preserve Food Using Sun Drying and Natural Methods
Pat Kenoyer provides a guide to home organic dehydrating, drying and preservation methods.
Then, a few years ago, we stumbled across a food preservation method that's easy, economical, healthful, and just about perfect for us. I'm talking about drying. Almost any edible — vegetable, fruit, herb, fish, or meat — can be processed in this way, without additives.
PHOTO: FOTOLIA/MARILYN BARBONE
Juicy fruits are cut into pieces before drying.
A paper backing can replace the foil sheet shown here.
An amazing variety of food can be dehydrated.
Fruit's natural sweetness is concentrated by sun drying.