Marilyn Swanson and Sandra M. McCurdy
PNW 397 | October 2015, Reviewed 2023


Written primarily for drying in an electric dehydrator, this guide applies as well to oven drying. Sections cover selecting, preparing, and pretreating foods for drying as well as storing and using dried foods. A drying chart gives specific suggestions for drying dozens of different fruits and vegetables. Covers how to make fruit leathers and gives recipes using dried foods.

About the authors

Marilyn Swanson
Sandra M. McCurdy

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