A little of this and that.

DEHYDRATING

Couldn’t pass up grapes at the store, they looked so good.   Raisins very soon.

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Making ginger powder will be so much cheaper than at the store.  Fresh ginger root $2.51. Ginger spice container $6.45.

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SEEDLINGS

A little fresh air and filtered sunshine. Bring indoors in the evenings for several weeks.

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Dehydration Yield

The first week of dehydrating took some adjustments to temperature, length of cooking time and food thickness. Having natural foods ready & available makes you feel in charge of what goes into your body. Looking forward to dehydrating foods from the garden in the summer.

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Dehydration for the day.

Bananas ~ Soaked the cut banana chips in lemon & water.  They will dry much darker than the ones you purchase at the store.

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Banana Skins ~ I found in my research someone dehydrating the banana skins (not wasting anything).  So I’m giving it a try.  Will put in the blender once dried and make a powder and mix into the soil when I plant the tomato plants.

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Kumquats ~ Cut in half, removed the seeds and flesh, made a slit in the skin and laid flat.

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It will be fun to see how the fresh food dries.

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