Whether for bringing the best of your garden to the winter table, backpacking light and healthy, or economical snacks, drying is made easy with this publication. Emphasizing modern dryers, creative alternative methods are explained. Topics include selection and preparation of foods, pretreatment, packaging, and storage. Additional features are drying charts for common fruits and vegetables, and recipes using dried foods.
Want to be able to savor the amazing flavors of the Pacific Northwest fishery at any time of the year? This concise guide details the reasons and procedures needed to produce safe and delicious smoked fish.
Jerky is a nutritious, nonperishable, and lightweight protein source, but making it requires a lot of care. If done incorrectly, you can poison yourself or others. This publication shows you how to make this delicious treat safely at home, including the proper use of ovens or dehydrators and that of thermometers; how to accurately judge doneness; the preparation techniques needed when dehydrating different types of protein, including fish; and how to condition, package, and store your batches safely after they’re done. Illustrated, with a few recipes.