Tag: dehydrating

recipe: growing grace farms apple chips

This year, the apple trees on our family property have been fruitful to say the least.  After a dud season last year, I am taking advantage of the bountiful harvest canning, drying, and freezing as much as I can for winter.  Last week, I… Continue Reading “recipe: growing grace farms apple chips”

drying tomatoes for a taste of summer all year round

Last year, I came across some yellow roma tomatoes at the farmers’ market.  I bought a bagful, dried them, and saved some seed.  This year, these tomatoes were the heartiest of the bunch in our tomato bed.  This past weekend, I spent hours washing,… Continue Reading “drying tomatoes for a taste of summer all year round”

tomatoes: drying them for a little summer year ’round

This week, I came across some beautiful yellow and red drying tomatoes at the farmer’s market.  Sadly, mine have given way to blight due to all the rain so thank goodness for other local farmers.  Tonight, I spent some time slicing and seeding tomatoes… Continue Reading “tomatoes: drying them for a little summer year ’round”