Bacon Jerky

Yes I did! I made me some Bacon Jerky and it turned out great! There are only three ingredients in this delicious Bacon Jerky. It was so different from anything I have ever dehydrated before. Keep in mind that you cannot dehydrate fat. However, what the dehydrator did to the bacon fat tasted amazing! As you see in the picture, […]

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Preserving Garden Herbs

Before the cold weather gets here I cut my herbs and preserve them. I have been using my fresh herbs all summer but now it’s time to preserve what is left. I preserve my herbs by dehydrating them and storing them in airtight containers. For the last two days I have dehydrated my sage, thyme and rosemary. I still have […]

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Slow Cooker Applesauce

Our apple trees have exploded with apples this year. One way I use them up is to make Slow Cooker Applesauce. All I do is put everything in the slow cooker and forget it, it makes itself. I made this batch with cinnamon, cloves and allspice for a nice fall flavor and dark color (the longer you leave it the […]

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Beef Jerky

My Granddaughter has been bugging me to make some Beef Jerky. She will be here tonight so I made sure it was ready for when she gets here. Beef Jerky is so expensive to buy and so easy to make. It is time-consuming but makes a lot of jerky. I don’t use a jerky gun, I just slice beef. I […]

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Dehydrated Apples

So you don’t know what to do with all those apples, why not dehydrate them? Apples are high in fiber and very nutritious. I keep the skin on mine for even more fiber. They last all year-long (except in my house because we eat them). Use them for snacks or even the kids lunches at school and home. Just store […]

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Dehydrated Herbs

I just love drying fresh herbs from our garden. I get more than enough to last us until the next year. There is so much satisfaction when I cook and use my own home grown dried herbs. We don’t grow a lot of different kinds of herbs, just the ones I use the most like parsley, sage, thyme, rosemary, basil […]

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Dehydrated Peeps

Did you enjoy eating Lucky Charms as a kid? Do you enjoy eating Peeps? How about marshmallows toasted over a fire? If you answered yes and have a dehydrator, you have to try these! I have dehydrated small marshmallows before but never Peeps. I keep seeing posts about how delicious these are. I know I like to munch on small dehydrated […]

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Beef Jerky

Beef Jerky is a healthy, high protein snack. This is my favorite Beef Jerky recipe. I keep wanting to try new recipes, after all, I did receive a wonderful book of Beef Jerky recipes from my son two Christmases ago! But for some reason I just keep making this one. My dear friend messaged me yesterday and asked me how to […]

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