Results 1 to 10 of 10

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Ennis, TX USA
    Posts
    5,125

    Default Dehydrating Stuff

    I got a dehydrator this past x-mas and kinda have become addicted to it. Anyone else dehydrate stuff? Bananns is probably my favorite tasting fruit so far. Love making jerky. Got bored a couple Sunday's ago and soaked some peno's in a hickory marinade overnight and dehydrated them. They were awesome.

    Even put some in a jar and covered in olive oil to make a spicy oil. Good stuff.


    Chuck Norris has a grizzly bear carpet in his room. The bear isn't dead it is just afraid to move.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Victoria, BC, Canada
    Posts
    53

    Default Re: Dehydrating Stuff

    I built a solar one, kind of like this one but bigger (the base of mine was 4'x8'). It has two tray levels giving me a drying area of 64 sq ft.

    I used some free glass from a patio door someone was giving away. It works very well. The sun dried tomatoes that come out of it are amazingly flavourful, and it's cheap to run (as in free)

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Pepperell, MA.
    Posts
    3,771

    Default Re: Dehydrating Stuff

    Hambone, what kind of a dehydrator is it. I was thinking of trying one out and my son is big into cooking with spices, etc., lately so I could see him using one as well.
    "My wife always wanted girls. Just not thousands and thousands of them......"

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Ennis, TX USA
    Posts
    5,125

    Default Re: Dehydrating Stuff

    Mine is just the cheapo one from Walmart. $40.00 works really good though. I need to get me a coffee grinder so I can start making some spices.

    http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...ndingMethod=rr
    Chuck Norris has a grizzly bear carpet in his room. The bear isn't dead it is just afraid to move.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Location
    Lake county, Indiana 46408-4109
    Posts
    3,540

    Default Re: Dehydrating Stuff

    What no "Bacon" ??

    Ed, KA9CTT profanity is IGNORANCE made audible
    you can`t fix stupid not even with duct tape

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Ennis, TX USA
    Posts
    5,125

    Default Re: Dehydrating Stuff

    That's good thinking!! I just got about 10 pounds from my bab ysitters husband that shot a couple hogs. I bet if I trim off most of the fat I could do it.
    Chuck Norris has a grizzly bear carpet in his room. The bear isn't dead it is just afraid to move.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Outagamie County, Wisconsin USA
    Posts
    925

    Default Re: Dehydrating Stuff

    I well remember the time I washed up some fresh basil from our garden and put it in the dehydrator. Came back to check on it later and it was crawling with hundreds and hundred of little green aphids that hatched out in that nice warm dehydrator! It was crawling inside and out. Must have been lots of eggs on the basil.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Ads