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The Essential Guide to Food Drying

A Fun Guide to Creating Snacks, Meals, and Crafts

Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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Move beyond dried apricots and jerky into an amazing world of healthy and delicious dried foods!
This ultimate food drying resource has something for everyone: vegetarians, natural and raw food enthusiasts, hunters, fishermen, gourmet cooks, gardeners, and hikers. Children will love the yummy fruit roll-ups. Everyone will be thrilled at how easy it is to preserve fruits, vegetables, and herbs without chemicals or preservatives. Animal lovers will enjoy making treats for dogs, cats, and birds.
With more than thirty years of food drying experience, author Mary T. Bell offers straightforward and practical instructions for drying everything from apples to zucchini, without ignoring traditional favorites such as jerky, mushrooms, and bananas. Readers will also find innovative and delicious recipes for cooking and baking with dried foods. The Essential Guide to Food Drying gives readers the recipes, instructions, and inspiration they need to get the most out of their home food dehydrators.

“What a glorious book. This is now essential reading for our entire culinary team at Charlie Trotter’s restaurant.” —Charlie Trotter, chef and restaurateur

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