Dehydrating just got easier with the How to Dry Foods Cookbook by Home Economist Deanna DeLong. Everything you need to know about drying foods is included in this 160 page soft cover book. Lots of recipes, hints, and tips. Includes sections on fruit, fruit leathers, vegetables, herbs & spices, nuts & seeds, meat, and fish. Also covers the history, methods, and equipment for drying.
- Dehydrate fruits and vegetables ahead of time at home. For example, use your Open Country dehydrator to dry tomato slices. Once dry, put them in blender to make tomato powder; at camp, put them in boiling water for a delicious treat.
- Bring energy boosting snacks such as trail mix, granola bars, dried fruit, beef jerky, fruit rolls, etc. for in between meals.
- On your last day of camp, use your leftover meats and vegetables to make omelets for breakfast. Then you don't have to take the leftovers home with you.