Preserving The Harvest: Dehydrating Carrots

by Texas Homesteader ~ *contains affiliate link I was given a boatload of fresh carrots recently and I didn’t want them to go to waste. Now I’ve written before about turning ugly carrots into beautiful carrots by chopping misshapen carrots into prettier more uniform pieces.   In the past I’d dehydrated them using my small household-sized […]

Preserving The Harvest: Dehydrated Cinnamon/Sugar Apple Chips

by Texas Homesteader *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 […]

Preserving The Harvest: Dehydrating Onions

by Texas Homesteader *affiliate link Gardening is a fun hobby, but c’mon there’s lots of work involved too. From planting seeds or tender seedlings to standing under that hot summer sun watering, weeding and harvesting.  Seeing that basket of fresh healthy produce is enough to make it all worthwhile of course. But oftentimes your harvest […]

Preserving The Harvest: Dehydrated DICED Tomatoes

By Texas Homesteader ~  *contains affiliate link Tomatoes are the darling of the vegetable garden around these parts. Some like to plant squash, some like peppers. But by golly almost everyone has a tomato bush (or two, or three…) in their garden! None of my tomatoes will go to waste. Even when they’re producing too […]

Preserving The Harvest: Dehydrating Plums

by Texas Homesteader *affiliate link I recently acquired two different varieties of ripe plums that totaled about 30 lbs. Now I love fruit, and plums are some of my faves – so sweet, so juicy! But I’m going to have to preserve some of these plums if I’m going to keep them from going bad […]