Dehydrators for Dads

Having trouble thinking of a really neat gift for your Dad? How about a food dehydrator? If he already has one, maybe a new cookbook, supplies or a jerky kit would be a perfect surprise.

Mary Bell's Comp Dehydrator Cookbook

Mary Bell's Comp Dehydrator Cookbook
$0.00

Far from being a fad, food dyhydrating is one of the most ancient, effective, and nutritous ways of preserving food. Now, at last, there is a book that teaches absolutely everything there is to know about using an electric food dyhydrator to dry foods at home -- and gives more than 100 foolproof recipes for scrumptious snacks and meals made from dried foods. With this extraordinary book, you can learn how to cross junk food and expensive store-bought snacks off your family's shopping list -- and add to your cupboard homemade, preservative-free fruit leathers, candied apricots, beef (and fish) jerkies, "sun" dried tomotoes, corn chips, banana chips, and so much more! Mary Bell gives specific techniques and instructions for preparing every kind of fruit (from apples to watermelon) and vegetable (from asparagus to zucchini). She also provides important shopping tips for buying an electric food dehydrator. The recipes for cooked meals (including mushroom soup, sloppy joes, pesto, and moist banana bread) will make this book a kitchen classic. And recipes for lightweight, filling trail snacks mean that the book will travel, too. Additional chapters explain to how make herb seasonings, granolas, celery powder, cosmetics, dried fruit sugars, potpourri -- and even pet treats! Food drying is an excellent way for gardeners to preserve their produce. It is a great way to make healthful snacks for the kids. It's perfect for the new wave of thrifty consumers who can't bear to spend dollars at health food stores for treats they cold make for pennies themselves. And food drying doesn't use chemicals or preservativesso it's great for you and for the planet, too!

The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook

The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook
$23.99

The dehydrator is an incredibly useful tool for long-term food storage and making the most of your garden harvest.

The Help Yourself Cookbook for Kids

The Help Yourself Cookbook for Kids
$9.99

Experts tell us the best way to teach kids healthy eating habits is to involve them in the process. This irresistibe cookbook presents 60 appealing recipes kids will beg to make themselves, in fun and charming illustrations they will love. Bursting with color, humor, cute animal characters, and cool facts (Did you know your brain actually shrinks when you're dehydrated? Drink water, quick!), Help Yourself empowers children to take charge of their own nutrition for now and for life! Recipes include: fun-to-munch hand-held snacks like Life Boats bright fruit-flavored drinks like Tickled Pink the always-popular things on toast like Leprechaun Tracks salads they will actually eat like Tiger Stripes cozy small meals like Tomato Tornado and sweets like chocolatey Disappearing Dots, because everybody likes candy! Excerpt from the Intro: Since the day you were born, someone has been making you food and serving you meals (that's the life!). But wait a minute...what's that on the end of your arm? Why, it's a hand! And it turns out you need little more than your own two hands and a few ingredients to help yourself to healthy foods...and help the world, while you're at it! Because from the tip of your nose to the tip of an iceberg, the food we eat affects our bodies, our environment, and even strangers on the other side of the planet. It's amazing but true.

The New Trailside Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes for the Camp Chef

The New Trailside Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes for the Camp Chef
$3.95

"An essential cookbook packed with easy, lightweight, high energy, gourmet recipes and comprehensive outdoor cooking information for hikers, day-trippers, canoeists and wilderness campers." "The New Trailside Cookbook" is the result of a unique partnership between canoe enthusiast Kevin Callan and food and nutrition consultant Margaret Howard. With Margaret creating delicious, healthy recipes for the camp kitchen and Kevin providing the how-to information, it is a perfect match -- like having Red Green and Julia Child outside with you. Say goodbye to bland, canned meals and hello to satisfying, fireside dishes. This comprehensive book covers everything from making great camp coffee to variations of GORP (Good Old Raisins and Peanuts), from foraging for wild edibles to mastering meals after the ice melts to living off the land. Hikers, kayakers, day-trippers, wilderness and interior campers alike will find options and advice in this handy, pocket-sized guide. Recipes clearly indicate what preparation can be done at home, making cooking at camp quick and easy. Dehydrated options (and detailed instructions) are listed for campers outstaying their cooler's capacity. Dishes include hearty morning starts like Peanut Butter Banana Muffins; easy lunches like Mushroom Quinoa Salad; quick pickups such as Apricot Sunflower Seed Cereal Bars; dinners that make the most of fresh catch, like Herb-stuffed Grilled Fish; and sweet endings such as Roasted Rhubarb with Honey and Rosemary. In addition, there is a section dedicated to cold-weather winter camping, and for those only outdoors for a day or two, a chapter on Weekend Gourmet is the place to go for special meals. Kevin's wilderness skills and Margaret's culinary experience combine in this book to please outdoor enthusiasts of all ages, levels and outdoor locations.

Dehydrator with Jerky Gun Kit

Dehydrator with Jerky Gun Kit
$38.65

This "all in one" dehydrating kit from Chard not only allows you to make terrific beef jerky but also cranks out delicious and nutritious fruit roll-ups, apple chips and any other fruit snack you prefer! Our top-selling dehydrator comes with four adjustable & stackable clear trays and the center section of the trays is removeable for larger items. The adjustable analog thermostat allows you to set the perfect temp for the food you are working with. The accompanying jerky gun features an opaque tube that allows you to always know how much jerky mix is left in the chamber. In Box: one 4-tray food dehydrator and one jerky gun. Black.

Nesco FD-61WHC Food Dehyrator - 500 Watts 5 Trays / 16 piece set and Jerky Gun

Nesco FD-61WHC Food Dehyrator - 500 Watts 5 Trays / 16 piece set and Jerky Gun
$89.99

Nesco FD-61WHC. Snackmaster Encore. w/ Jerky Gun Kit. Brand New Includes One Year Warranty. . The Nesco FD-61WHC five tray food dehydrator features patented Converga-Flow® drying system that forces air down the exterior pressurized chamber and not through the trays. The hot air is forced horizontally across each individual tray, ensuring fast, even and nutritious drying. A top mounted fan prevents liquids from dripping into heating chamber. The dehydrator comes with a jerky gun. The FD-61WHC has 500 watts of power, that helps dry foods in hours and an adjustable thermostat that allows drying different foods at proper temperatures (95-155° F). Opaque Vita-Save® exterior preserves nutritional content of food being dehydrated by blocking harmful light. The dehydrator is expandable to 12 trays. FD-61WHC

 
 

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