HomeMade Raisins
Aug14

HomeMade Raisins

This Dehydrator lark is pretty amazing and today I discovered the joy of homemade raisins. turning simple seedless black grapes into the most amazing dried grape sweets. It took absolutely aaaaaaaages partly because I didn’t dip them in boiling water for 90 seconds in my keen-ness to just get them in the Excalibur. How To Make Dried Raisins Wash, put on Excalibur shelves and dehydrate on the highest setting for 24 hours (155 on...

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Dehydrated Strawberry Sweets
Aug14

Dehydrated Strawberry Sweets

OMG dehydrated strawberries are like SWEETS. I just can’t get enough of them. Originally they were to go on my porridge and cereal but I am now obsessed with finding the knock down organic strawbs in season and drying them for daytime snacks. So tasty, so sweet, and if you don’t dry them completely and keep them whole or half you can eat them like wine gums! I put them in the dehydrator for8 hours (overnight) on...

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Raw Powder Power
Aug14

Raw Powder Power

I still cannot get over how amazing it is to have a dehydrator. The first thing I thought of was making vegetable chips (Kale & Parsnip please!), then how to make them more tasty. The same way they make regular chips tasty, salt, pepper & Seasoning. What makes seasoning? Vegetable powder! Check any pack of crisps or chips and they use onion powder, garlic powder, celery powder, yeast extract, paprika, dried red pepper, dried...

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Cool Drinks: Lime Ice Cubes
Aug14

Cool Drinks: Lime Ice Cubes

I am lucky enough to be able to travel with my job. While I am away, I am always on the lookout for new types of food, or nifty things that make you say to yourself “Now ‘Why didn’t I think of that?” This next idea is a case in point. I travelled to Vegas for the SMX Search Marketing Conference and as you do – had a wander about and treated myself to lunch at a local Mexican restaurant. I went for the...

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