This essential companion for putting your food dehydrator to work features instructions and techniques for drying all the most popular fruits and vegetables, along with meat and herbs. Discover an easy and economical way to stock your pantry with apple rings, mango slices, banana chips, dried soup beans, tomatoes, and much more. You’ll learn to dry these fruits and vegetables at their peak for year-round enjoyment. Drying guidelines for specialty items like meat jerky, fruit leather, dried herb and spice mixtures, backpacking meals, and even baby food round out this friendly handbook. Whether you’re prepping for a camping or hunting trip, stocking your pantry, or saving the surplus from your garden, this is the only book you’ll need.