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Forum: Canning/Preserving 09-23-2012, 04:33 PM
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Posted By kaylar
How do you dry shredded zucchini with out it...

How do you dry shredded zucchini with out it stinking to the trays? I slices a zucchini on the mandolin and they where too thin and when it dried most of the slices stuck to the trays. I sliced...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 09-19-2012, 12:07 PM
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Posted By kaylar
What do ya use dried eggplant in? I didnt know...

What do ya use dried eggplant in? I didnt know you could dry eggplant. What about Zucchini. Can that be dried and what would you use it in?
Forum: Canning/Preserving 03-27-2011, 01:59 AM
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Posted By kaylar
Your welcomed. And its not a dumb question :)

Your welcomed. And its not a dumb question :)
Forum: Canning/Preserving 03-25-2011, 01:17 AM
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Posted By kaylar
Its so that you have what ever you freeze in...

Its so that you have what ever you freeze in convenient sizes instead of a big block that you would have to try to chip the amount you want off. Then when you want to use it in a recipe you just...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 02-01-2011, 01:23 AM
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Posted By kaylar
Thank you lee Ive been saving information from...

Thank you lee Ive been saving information from these forums and the magazines as well.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-28-2011, 05:51 PM
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Posted By kaylar
There was no snow when it was brutally cold. The...

There was no snow when it was brutally cold. The days where bright and clear.. hmmm..
The stove that have stuff drying over is on the opposite end of the house from the kitchen and the door to the...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-25-2011, 01:13 AM
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Views: 154,139
Posted By kaylar
Well since its been brutally cold the last few...

Well since its been brutally cold the last few days up here in south central PA things are not drying very fast at all..
-2 was the temps this morning... And most of the weekend was single digits.....
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-20-2011, 03:02 PM
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Views: 154,139
Posted By kaylar
Ok at 11am the pineapple chunks where done. They...

Ok at 11am the pineapple chunks where done. They didnt stick to the muslin anymore than the pineapple stuck to the trays in the dehydrator. :)

So today nothing in the dehydrators its all over...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-19-2011, 08:41 PM
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Posted By kaylar
Ok so I did today test 3 , 4 and 5 Oh and the...

Ok so I did today test 3 , 4 and 5
Oh and the temp above the stove ranges from 100- 110 degrees depending on if it needs riddled or not.

Test 3: Frame with screen. Then made a muslin bag to put...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-18-2011, 08:27 PM
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Views: 154,139
Posted By kaylar
Ok started testing today. I used a bag of frozen...

Ok started testing today. I used a bag of frozen corn split between the 3 tests. I have two tests going currently. The third I will do tomorrow. I have a ladder on each side of the stove with 2...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-13-2011, 03:49 PM
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Posted By kaylar
Yep I have 2 electric dehydrators. One is...

Yep I have 2 electric dehydrators. One is probably about 15years old or so.. Its a Waring. The other one I just bought from a friend and I dont like it. It after receiving it and finally using it I...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-13-2011, 12:57 AM
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Posted By kaylar
I'll give that a try too. I planned on just using...

I'll give that a try too. I planned on just using two ladders to rest a frame on over the stove for now just to see if it works.

Our oven only goes down to 170. Its propane with electric...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-12-2011, 01:59 PM
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Posted By kaylar
Guess I'll have to see what i can come up with. I...

Guess I'll have to see what i can come up with. I will have to go and dig out the window screens that I have. This would be a good "snow day" project.

The pumpkin bark and such looks really good....
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-12-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 154,139
Posted By kaylar
I have more questions for yall. Anyone dry...

I have more questions for yall.

Anyone dry foods over their coal stove? Id like to do this but my concern is the amount of ash that the coal stoves put off getting all over the foods. I was...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-10-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 154,139
Posted By kaylar
Yep We plan on putting plastic down and stone as...

Yep We plan on putting plastic down and stone as well. I have a friend that works for a concrete stamping company that will be giving us a hand so we'll be getting whatever is the best to solve the...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-09-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 154,139
Posted By kaylar
Whats wrong with cats?.. LOL We have a few cats...

Whats wrong with cats?.. LOL We have a few cats around so theres always litter but its the scoopable kind and I imagine you are talking about the regular litter. Yes we know about desiccant and such...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 01-06-2011, 11:42 PM
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Posted By kaylar
NCLee, Thank you. I will give it a shot. We dont...

NCLee, Thank you. I will give it a shot. We dont have AC so that wont work. Fans are our only way to cool down during the summer. Now from Oct to April or so we have the coal stoves burning so it...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 12-29-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 154,139
Posted By kaylar
How well did this work? During the winter...

How well did this work?
During the winter when the coal stoves are going is the only time its not damp in here. The basement is always damp cause of the dirt floors. I want to start canning and...
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