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Food Drying Techniques

Store the bounty of your garden or farm

Item Number: BO1090


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


by Carol Costenbader

Learn tried and true methods to preserve food by drying. Store the bounty of your garden or farm.


  • Drying Food
  • Food Preparation for Drying - Blanching and Other Preparations for Drying
  • Four Types of Drying - Air, Sun, Dehydrator, and Oven
  • Post-Drying Methods - Pasteurizing, Packing and Storing, and Rehydrating
  • Fruit Leathers - Puree
  • Drying Herbs - Harvesting and Air-Drying, Oven-Drying, and Microwave-Drying
  • Drying Meats - Beef
  • Recipes

Softback. 32 pages. Storey Publishing 1999.


Book Format Softback Year Published 1999
Book Format Softback
Year Published 1999

Videos & Articles


September 1, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
The new methods being developed for urban farming are great for gardeners looking to be more efficient with their use of space, but usually this refers to maximizing space in small yards for raising veggies,… read more »
August 11, 2015 - Peaceful Valley
We Are Your Canning Headquarters We’ve got a carefully selected array of canning supplies for you, a video showing you how to do water-bath canning of apple sauce, and we’ve read the food preservation… read more »
October 10, 2014 - Peaceful Valley
Preserve your summer harvest to enjoy in the wintertime or anytime—without canning. Try your had at dehydrating your fruits and vegetables. Bet you thought about dried apricots just now! In our video… read more »
September 19, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
So you’ve been growing herbs and now it’s time for a big, end-of-summer harvest. You watched our new video where Tricia shows you how to harvest and preserve herbs—and she says that you… read more »

Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.50 lbs. Dimensions: 8.5"L x 5.5"W x 0.025"H


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