Spring Planning: Dehydrators

Dehydrators come to mind once one gets into planning for cooking & eating on the trail, and quits the MountainHouse meal plan (you know – 2 bags a day and 3 energy bars!). And wants to start DIY in the food bag! Spring is…

Dehydrating 101: Ripe Pears

The pears I liberated were ripe this week, turning a lovely shade of yellow from the hard green of when picked – Pressed for time (they went from unripe to ripe in a day) and running low on Mason jars (I had wanted to…

Dehydrating Green Beans

I brought home over the weekend two pounds of green beans, just picked, from my favorite farm.¬†Originally¬†I was thinking to pickle and can them, instead I dehydrated them for long-term storage. Green beans do take a few extra steps, easy to though and once…