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Dehydrate your own meals?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Ajax, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. Ajax

    Ajax Monkey++

    Has anyone had success dehydrating your own meals or is that something you can only do with freeze drying?

    Something like a simple beef stew with, base, meat and veggies. Do you make the meal then dry or dry individual parts first and then combine them?
  2. Clyde

    Clyde Jet Set Tourer Administrator Founding Member

    check out this link. It is for making your food for backpacking, but you may find some information or find a link for longterm storage.

    Dehydrating 101 | Trail Cooking
  3. Ajax

    Ajax Monkey++

    Cool, I have a nice Excalibur dehydrator I can use.
  4. BAT1

    BAT1 Cowboys know no fear

    Thanks for the link. I'm having a hard time finding low salt storable foods. They are loaded with salt.
  5. Ajax

    Ajax Monkey++

    Does the saltiness help preserve the items better? You could store up dry goods like rice, wheat, and beans. I think some companies are selling low/er sodium soups and canned veg too.
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