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fruit a try. When my Nesco Dehydrator arrived I was ready to start dehydrating.
Dehydrating Apples is so easy.
Wash your apples
I core the top and bottom of the apple
Slice with a mandolin - about 3/8 inches thick ....I keep the peels on
Drop sliced apples in lemon water (about 3 tablespoons of lemon juice to 3 cups of water)
Arrange on dehydrating shelf
I like to brush cinnamon onto the apples (I make some with cinnamon and some without)
Then dehydrate for 12 hours.
Once they are dehydrated I place the apples in a zip lock baggie to keep them fresh.
Tasty snacks! I have been taking my dried apples to work and my fellow employees love them! Even my kids and grand-kids are placing orders for dried apples. My daughter picked me a peck of apples at a local orchard so that I would stock her up on dried apples. She really likes to put a bag of dried apples in the kids school lunch. The kids enjoy eating the dried fruit as a fun change at lunch time.
I like the fact that the dried apples are a easy snack for me to grab when I am hungry. Watching my weight is very difficult for me - so whenever I can find a fast and effective appetite cure ... I am super excited.
I also use the apples to make my delicious crock pot oatmeal.
My kids love beef jerky. With the dehydrator came jerky seasoning and a very nice cookbook for dehydrating many different products. Hubby and I are decided that homemade jerky would be a fun holiday gift for family and friends. Definitely not a plate of cookies!! We also think that the dehydrator it's self will make a great holiday gift. In fact we are purchasing one for our son and our daughter. Dehydrating fruit is a fun family activity. Great way to encourage healthy eating habits by making their own snacks.
I recently purchased 6 more trays for our dehydrator. The PR75 can hold 12 trays ... when my additional trays arrive I will have 11 trays. I will be able to dry twice as much fruit in the same time. Excellent energy saver by adding additional trays.
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