What are you dehydrating?

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What are you dehydrating?

Post by preppingsu » Sat Nov 02, 2013 10:28 am

Well, I mentioned it might be good to start a new thread about dehydrating so here we go.

I'll kick off with some apple I'm doing today.
Standard bag of apples from the supermarket, lemon juice, corer.
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Core and then slice the apples. Put them into apple juice and water, stops them going too brown.
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Dry slightly ( use kitchen paper or tea towel) and arrange on tray from dehydrator.
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This bag of apples filled 3 trays.
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These should take about 9 hours. I'll add some more photos later.
I have made some before sprinkled with cinnamon which makes a nice change.

Apologies for the size of photo, taken with iPad!!!! :roll:

Finished product. Will be stored in a Kilner jar.
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Re: What are you dehydrating?

Post by pseudonym » Sat Nov 02, 2013 11:04 am

Thanks for sharing. :)

A deyhydrator is on my wish list.
The roads are pretty bad and if you do end up getting stuck its hard to justify your reason for being on the roads as 'vegan mince for a feckin' princess'.

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Re: What are you dehydrating?

Post by Oldarborman » Sat Nov 02, 2013 11:22 am

Nice one, one of my favourites are dried banana :D
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Re: What are you dehydrating?

Post by nickdutch » Sat Nov 02, 2013 12:09 pm

With a big sexy dehydrator like that one you can probably leave the food to dry by itself. With my westfalia £35 one, i have to stay in and check it and move stuff around, rearrange the trays during the process.
Must get more money and get more toys, erm, I mean.... kit... yea...kit :)
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Re: What are you dehydrating?

Post by unsure » Sat Nov 02, 2013 5:35 pm

i`m planning on doing two punnets of plums tomorrow .
YES i walked away mid sentence , you were boring me to death and my survival instincts kick in .

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Re: What are you dehydrating?

Post by jean405 » Sun Nov 03, 2013 6:39 am

just finishing dehydrating my apples, I had a bumper crop this year!

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Re: What are you dehydrating?

Post by unsure » Sun Nov 03, 2013 3:49 pm

ive just put on one apple and a banana , just as a test you understand and 2 punnets of plums . pic`s in due course when they are done .
YES i walked away mid sentence , you were boring me to death and my survival instincts kick in .

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Re: What are you dehydrating?

Post by ForgeCorvus » Sun Nov 03, 2013 6:08 pm

Cool pics
I'm shopping for a dehydrator ATM myself, any recommendations down at the budget end of the market ?

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Re: What are you dehydrating?

Post by NorthernWoody » Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:45 am

I have done apples, oranges, tomatoes and plums
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Re: What are you dehydrating?

Post by Steveo82 » Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:17 pm

How do you use the dehydrated fruit :?:
I have dehydrated banana and apple on my cereal sometimes but can't think of other day to day uses.

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