DIY





Dry Food in Your Gas Oven

Try using your gas oven to dry a variety of foods for storage.

| June/July 2011

For those of us who haven’t gotten around to building a solar food dehydrator, I’ve discovered a great substitute: your gas oven with the pilot light on.

So far, I’ve dried apples, grapes and onions. I’ve found it’s also good for keeping crackers crisp and salt shakers running free. And it’s the perfect temperature for making yogurt.

Ted Hale
Bangor, Maine

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5/26/2018 9:28:48 PM

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Arleen Cook
12/31/2012 6:55:28 AM

All gas ovens have a pilot light.


Vickie Houser
10/30/2011 8:44:11 PM

The topic sounds interesting - an actual "how to" artilce would be nice. And by the way - I'm not sure about you, but have not had a pilot light in 20 years. Can you even buy an oven with a pilot light?







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