Drying and dehydrating are two of the oldest methods of food preservation. Master these techniques with our expert tips and advice.
Dehydrated strawberries
How to Make Dehydrated Strawberries
Dehydrated apples
How to Make Dehydrated Apples in a Food Dehydrator
Ginger roots and ginger powder, close-up
How to Dehydrate and Powder Ginger
Dehydrated kale chips in a wooden bowl
Dehydrated Kale Chips
Bread Crumbs
How to Make Dry Breadcrumbs
Hoshigaki, Japanese dried persimmons
How to Make Hoshigaki (Japanese Dried Persimmons)
Mixed summer squashes (cucurbita)
How to Dehydrate Zucchini and Summer Squash
Dried cherries in a bowl with a wooden spoon
How to Dry Cherries - Dehydrator Method
Dried cranberries in a wooden bowl
How to Dry Cranberries Using the Oven Method
Dried apricot, plums, apples, pears, figs, raisins and dates in bowl
How to Dry Pears in a Dehydrator
How to Make Jerky From Ground Turkey
A bowl full of cherries
How to Dry Cherries - Oven Method
Pickled ginger on plate
6 Ways to Preserve Ginger
How to Dry Mushrooms in a Dehydrator
Dried oyster mushrooms
How to Dry Mushrooms in Your Oven
Smoked salmon
How to Make Salmon Jerky
Kale chips in an oven pan
Oven-Baked Kale Chips
Dried cranberries
How to Dry Cranberries in a Dehydrator
Bunch of bananas with one peeled, one sliced
How to Freeze Bananas
Baked rhubarb and strawberry chips
How to Make Oven-Dried Strawberries
Butternut Squash Chips - Dehydrator Method
Butternut Squash Chips - Dehydrator Method
Sun dried tomatoes in basket
How to Make Homemade Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Plum Sauce Recipe Using Dried Plums
Plum Sauce Recipe Using Dried Plums
Basic Jerky on a cutting board
Basic Jerky Recipe
soppressata on cutting board
Homemade Italian Soppressata
Turkey brine ingredients
How to Dry Herbs: Four Techniques You Should Know
Quince fruit leather
How to Make Fruit Leathers From Canned Fruit
Dehydrated citrus in jars
How to Dehydrate Citrus Slices
Beef jerky
Jerky Cooking Tips and Hints
How to Dry Herbs in the Microwave
Put basil leaves in bowling water
Blanching Vegetables Before Drying Them
Beef jerky
5 Different Methods for Drying Jerky
Taking dried tomato slices off a dehydrator shelf
How to Dry Tomatoes in a Dehydrator
Butternut Chips
Butternut Squash Chips Baked in the Oven
Teriyaki Beef Jerky
How to Make Teriyaki Beef Jerky
Thin slices of prosciutto
Tuscan-Style Prosciutto
How to Make Tuscan Finocchiona Salami
How to Dry Turnips in a Dehydrator
A tray of sliced speck
About Speck - Smoked Prosciutto from Northern Italy
Classic Brined Beef Jerky in a bowl
Classic Brined Beef Jerky
Dried carrots
How to Dehydrate Carrots in the Oven
Homemade Blue Ribbon Beef Brisket Jerky
Homemade Blue Ribbon Beef Brisket Jerky
Hawaiian-Style Beef Jerky Recipe (Pipi Kaula) Recipe
Hawaiian-Style Beef Jerky Recipe (Pipi Kaula) Recipe
High angle view of carrots on table
How to Dry Carrots in a Dehydrator in 10 Steps
Candied Violets
Candied Violets
Classic Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo
How to Make File Powder for Gumbo
Fresh celery on a plate
Homemade Dehydrated Celery
A glass of beef jerky
Chinese-Style Beef Jerky
Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes
Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes
Dehydrated tomatoes on a white background
Dehydrated Tomatoes