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Reporting back on the various fruit leathers

I pulled all of my various fruit leathers out of the dehydrator today, photographed and tasted each one so that I could see what I might be interested in making into a bigger batch … and, of course, so I … Continue reading

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Experimenting with applesauce-based fruit leathers

I found applesauce on sale the other day at Cash and Carry: great big # 10 cans for $3.59. It was an off-brand, yes, but a good deal … so I stuck it in my mental folder for future reference. … Continue reading

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The reds and golds of dehydration :)

My dehydrators have been going pretty much full-time for the last week or so, and I’ve noticed a trend. I seem to be drying an awful lot of beta carotene right now. Maybe that’s telling me something about what my … Continue reading

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Candied Mandarin Orange peel, plus some just dried, too!

Once I got my mandarin orange sections dehydrating, I was left with a huge mound of peels. I’m not one to waste things … especially not delicious things like mandarin orange peels … so I had plans for those, too … Continue reading

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Dehydrating mandarins … two ways!

I’ve been working on increasing my stores of dehydrated fruits lately. I’m always using them as ingredients for scones, cookies, crumbles, granola, and more … and the standard offerings in most grocery stores (apples, dried plums–what they’re calling “prunes” these … Continue reading

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Cranberry Bliss Scones :)

Every Thursday, I’m part of what we call Ladies Day … which is the one day a week that a group of us gets together for cards, companionship … and dessert! Most of us don’t indulge the rest of the … Continue reading

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Menu potentials! Volume 1: The Common Stuff :)

Always available: Mexican Tacos: your choice of ground beef, chicken, shrimp, smoked pork, or beef steak (or a combo of more than one) …. seasoned with cumin, coriander, garlic, onion, and chili powder, nestled in soft flour tortillas and topped … Continue reading

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