How To Rehydrate & Use Dehydrated Pumpkin Puree

by Tammy Taylor~ *contains affiliate link Last year’s pumpkin harvest was truly out-o-control!  I harvested so many pumpkins!  I shared several of them with family & friends but still ended up with mountains of my own.  I love to use these heirloom pumpkins for puree in my Pumpkin Granola so I cooked ’em up & […]

How To Dehydrate Fresh Pumpkin

by Tammy Taylor~ Last year’s garden included a very robust pumpkin harvest! When the season was over I harvested all those pumpkins and brought them inside before the first frost.  But there were just so many!  I gave several fresh pumpkins to family & friends and used the remaining pumpkins for fall decoration purposes.  One […]

Rehydrating & Enjoying Previously-Dehydrated Carrots

by Tammy Taylor~ Remember recently I ended up with a boatload of fresh carrots?  Now there was no way to consume that many carrots before they went bad.  So I was frantically sharing as many as I could with friends, family & neighbors but there were Still.  So.  Many.  Carrots. So I dehydrated a huge […]

Homestead Hack: Use Residual Heat To Dehydrate

by Tammy Taylor *affiliate link OK by now y’all know I’m a dehydrating fool!  I bought my dream appliance, an *Excalibur 9-tray dehydrator and I think I’m in love!  I’ve put that thing through the paces, dehydrating all kinds of fruits and veggies. And I’ve even made Italian-flavored tomato leather to just roll out and […]

Preserving The Harvest: Dehydrated Cinnamon/Sugar Apple Chips

by Tammy Taylor *affiliate link Today I’m continuing on with my series on Preserving Fresh Apples.  My aunt shared many bushels of apples from her tree this year and I’m making sure to get them all preserved, I certainly don’t want that apple deliciousness to go to waste!  I’ve been busy making and canning apple […]

Dehydrated Salsa In A Jar – Great Gift Idea!

by Tammy Taylor *Includes affiliate link   So, y’all know I’ve been virtually a dehydrating fool since I got my  * Excalibur Dehydrator earlier this year. So much fun!  I love to have all those dehydrated veggies in my pantry, their pretty sparkling glass jars lined up smartly on the shelves.  I’ve been using those […]

Preserving The Harvest: Dehydrated DICED Tomatoes

By Tammy Taylor  *contains affiliate link This summer has been pretty weird, garden wise. After suffering 3 consecutive years of gripping drought we got a little rain this year. Oh don’t get me wrong, we’re STILL in the drought and suffering from below-normal rainfall but at least rains have come sporadically this year. But here’s […]

Using Dehydrated Apples In Homemade Granola

by Tammy Taylor *contains affiliate link I’ve really been on a roll this year with my dehydrator.  I’ve dehydrated carrots & potatoes, celery and squash, green beans & tomatoes along with many more veggies.  Recently I fell upon a great deal on apples and I picked up about 10 lbs of sweet red ones.   RancherMan […]

Homemade Dehydrated Veggie Granules

by Tammy Taylor *This post contains an affiliate link Last season I was trying to preserve as much garden excess as I could.  I hated for any of it to go to waste so we ate fresh from the garden every day, then I shared with family, friends & community, then I preserved as much […]