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Dehydrating: Charts and Basic Methods

Quickly and easily figure out how much of a dehydrated food goes in your recipe with Dehydrating Conversion Charts, figure out how long it will take to dehydrate your favorite food with our Dehydrating Time Guide, learn how to dehydrate your favorite foods with Detailed Tutorials, and more...

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Hi Food Preserver,

Did you have the feeling something was missing when you opened up your dehydrator for the first time and unpacked it?

Mine came with a manual, and I read it cover to cover. I know all the safety precautions to keep my dehydrator working and in good order, but I felt like something was missing.

Where were the basic techniques on dehydrating fruit?

Do I blanch vegetables or can I dehydrate them raw?

And how do I know how much dehydrated food to put into my recipes that call for fresh ingredients?

My name is Jennifer Osuch. I’m the author of the Preparedness Planner Series and I’m also one of the lead teachers at Self Reliant School–where my husband and I teach preserving, cooking and gardening skills.

I’ve been dehydrating for over ten years, but I can still remember trying to use the food I dehydrated and not knowing how much of my dehydrated cabbage to put in my grandmother’s strudel recipe, or how much of my dehydrated garlic when into my mom’s recipe for spaghetti sauce. It was frustrating!

Then for many years I struggled to find a space to dry my dehydrator trays after washing them, until one day it dawned on me to just put them back into the dehydrator to dry. It seems like common sense now, but everything was new to me at the time and I was a little overwhelmed and excited to get going.

But really, why wasn’t this information in the manual? And that is the question I kept asking myself time and time again when I’d discover an easier way to do something.

So I decided to put all these tips and tricks into a book - you can think of it as the missing manual. I wrote Dehydrating: Charts and Basic Methods for moms who are busy and need a quick reference guide to dehydrating.

Did you know you can powder almost any dehydrated food?

Make your own onion powder, garlic powder, ground ginger, chili powder, ground turmeric and much much more!

All preserving levels are welcome…..

Dehydrating Charts and basic methods is for those that haven’t taken their dehydrator out of the package yet, as well as those that have been dehydrating for years. I’ve created this reference book to assist you no matter where you are on your dehydrating journey. This missing manual is for everyone who wants to create and preserve delicious preservative free food at home.

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Preserve food naturally...

Inside you will learn…

  • A Explanation Of Food Preservation

    Dehydrating is a form of food preservation like canning, but it’s not exactly like canning. In the same way freeze drying is a form of food preservation, but it’s not exactly like dehydrating. In this book I’ve written a section that explains the different kinds of food preservation and their benefits. After all, dehydrating is great but that doesn’t mean it’s the best preserving method for everything. Learn what the different methods of food preservation are and become a better dehydrator. 

  • Dehydrating

    In this section I go over the benefits of dehydrating along with safety considerations. I give you my eight-step process to wonderful dehydrated food. Then we talk about the equipment needed to dehydrate food and I cover storage methods.

  • Dehydrating Conversion Chart

    After being so frustrated with my grandmother’s strudel recipe, I decided to create a dehydrating chart that will give you fresh to dehydrated equivalents. That’s right, you can look at this chart and figure out how much of your dehydrated onion you’ll need to put into a favorite soup or casserole.

  • Dehydrating Time Guide

    Of course a dehydrating book would not be complete without a time guide. However, what makes this one different is that I’ve taken into account humidity. So if you know how humid it is where you live you’ll have a better idea of how long a certain food will take to dehydrate. No more guessing because the drying time range is too wide.

  • Dehydrating Basics

    I’ve taken all 24 of our extremely detailed blog tutorials and included them in this book. I’ve reformatted them so they are easy to read, in a book format, and you can even print them out if you’d like to create a handy reference guide in your kitchen.

  • And so much more…

A FREE Gift For You….

I wanted to include a few extra special things too, because I want you to have the ability to make your own dehydrating chart. I know how moms appreciate organization, so I thought you might enjoy some labels for organizing your dried food. They would be great for giving a thoughtful homemade gift.

Bonus One

Dehydrating Labels

One of my favorite ways to store my dehydrated food is in Mason jars, so I’ve included several different kinds of labels for you to use. You can use label paper in your printer or you can simply print them out and tape them to your jars. The choice is yours, the templates will work either way. Now, you’ll be able to easily find and identify your preserved food.

Bonus Two

Tray Measurement Chart & Journal

I did try to be thorough in my conversion chart, however, it was impossible to include every vegetable, so I designed a worksheet for you to make your own chart. This worksheet will help you remember how much of a certain food is on your tray while it’s in your dehydrator. Then simply record your measurements onto your journal sheets. You can print these out as many times as you need. Easily find out how much of an ingredient to put into your favorite recipes.

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30 Day Money Back Guarantee...

We’re so sure you’re going to love our Dehydrating Charts and Basic Methods package that we’re offering a 30-Day money back guarantee.

If for any reason you decide that preserving your own food naturally is not for you then we’ll refund 100% of your investment. No questions asked!

I can’t wait for you to get into the kitchen and start creating powders and preserving your garden harvest. You’ll see your food storage grow and your family will have healthy preservative free food to eat for years to come.

Here is what to do now…

Quickly and easily starting to preserve and cook with your dehydrated food starts with these 3 easy steps:

  1. Download your Dehydrating Charts and Basic Methods. Click the Buy Now button below.
  2. Read Dehydrating Basics (page 36).
  3. Grab the food that’s in abundance this season and start drying it so you can enjoy it all year long!

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