Laws of Food Preservation
- Use fresh, high quality vegetables & fruits.
- Use a current, tested recipe from a reliable source to ensure safety and success!
- Consult the National Center for Home Food Preservation.
- Dry in an electric food dehydrator.
- Herbs may also dry naturally.
- Treat light colored fruit with ascorbic acid to prevent darkening.
- Blanch most vegetables prior to drying.
- Store dehydrated food in a air tight container in a cool, dark place