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food dehydrator amazon how to dry nectarines | ehow

by:IKE     2019-06-22
With food prices soaring, more and more people grow their own fruits and vegetables.Others try to buy locally during the season to save money on favorites.Even if the money is not so tight, adding more fruit to the family diet is a good insurance against the rising wave of obesity in the United States.The only problem is storing these foods so they will last for more than a few days.The can is an option, but the other option is dehydration.Dried fruits like peaches can preserve their nutrition and provide you with delicious snacks throughout the year.
Peel and clean the peaches.Select the fully ripe fruit by squeezing the peach.It should be given a little while when squeezed, but don't turn into a paste.
Remove the oil pit.
Divide the peach into two halves or a few pieces as needed.
Mix the pretreatment solution you want.Pretreatment with vitamin C or citric acid/lemon juice to prevent Brown and discoloration of fruits.You can also use sulfur compounds, but be aware that they cause asthma reactions in some people.Add 2 1/2 if using ascorbic acid-tbsp.to 1 qt.Soak the fruit in cold water.Add 1-if you choose lemon juice-tbsp.to 1 qt.of water.If you choose sulfur, stir 1-tbsp.Sodium Jiaozuo becomes 1 qt.of cold water.In the past, people used burning sulfur to prevent the fruit from drying, but this method was not advisable for health and safety reasons.
Cut the peach directly into this solution.
Let the peach soak for 10 minutes.
Place the peach slices in a single layer on a dry tray.Make sure the tray is made from materials that do not react with the fruit, such as galvanized metal.Try using a cheese cloth or synthetic curtain mesh on a grill, cake stand or cookie board.Tighten the mesh using some kind of clip to make the air flow.
Dry the fruit using the method you like.Only on days when the noon temperature reaches 85 degrees Fahrenheit and the humidity is less than 60% can the sun dry or outdoor dry be carried out.In addition, fruits dried outdoors must be sterilized by pasteurized.The oven can dry the peach by keeping it at a temperature of 140 degrees Fahrenheit for 36 to 48 hours.Check the fruit regularly and turn it to improve the drying effect.You can use the food dehydrator.Place it in a dehydrator on a single-layer tray.Keep the temperature at 140 degrees F and check the fruit regularly.
Check the progress of the peach slices.If the fruit is squeezed after cooling, it should be leather with no moisture release.It takes 6 to 36 hours depending on the conditions.
After drying, adjust the peach.Loose the fruit in a glass or plastic container;Cover and store for 4 to 10 days in a warm and dry place.
Wrap the peach for storage by sealing it in a dry glass jar or in moisture and steamProof of strength plastic container for freezer.Packed in a single service container and stored in a cool and dry place.
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