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Drying is a simple and easy way to preserve fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, and herbs. This comprehensive guide includes everything you need to know to get started, whether you are using a dehydrator, your own oven, or the sun. Expert Teresa Marrone thoroughly covers the basic techniques, all the way through storing and rehydrating your dried foods. From apples to watermelon, asparagus to zucchini, basil to beef, youll find solid instructions that will ensure great results every time. Marrone also includes recipes for using your dried foods in a wide range of delicious dishes, from pies and cookies to stews and casseroles. There are even instructions for drying fresh pasta and making vegetable snack chips and baby-food purees.,

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Teresa Marrone

Teresa Marrone became interested in foraging and wild foods while attending college in northern Wisconsin, where a number of her classmates hunted everything from mushrooms to blueberries to deer. After moving to Minneapolis, she entered the word of printing and publishing, becoming managing editor for The Hunting & Fishing Library series of outdoors-themed books. Her first book, Dressing & Cooking Wild Game, was published by the HFL in 1987, and remains in print to this day. Since then, as an independent author, she has written over a dozen additional cookbooks. She is also the author/photographer for a series of photographic field ID guides on wild berries and fruits (published for 4 regions of the US) and is also co-author of a growing series of photographic field ID guides for mushrooms.

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