Why Jerky is a Food You Should be Eating

The next time you need a snack to bring to a party, hiking or just hanging out, grab your Dehydrator and whip up some jerky. Even though it’s a wildly underrated snack, it brings way more to the table than most snacks because it’s savory, salty, and healthy.   Jerky is a Low-Carb, High Protein Food Studies have shown that a high protein, low carb diet can lead to a healthier lifestyle. Protein keeps your metabolism running smoothly and leaves you feeling satisfied, keeping cravings at a minimum. No Unnatural Chemicals or Preservatives Jerky, especially homemade, is free of unnatural [...]

By |2019-06-07T12:13:54-05:00August 11th, 2017|Dehydrator|Comments Off on Why Jerky is a Food You Should be Eating

Mother’s Day Frittata

Mother's Day Frittata Recipe   Nesco® 12 inch Electric Skillet 1/2 Cup of fresh or fully cooked maple sausage links, sliced and browned 1 Cup of diced potatoes, browned until tender 6-8 large eggs 1/3 Cup milk 1/3 Cup dehydrated mushrooms 1/3 Cup dehydrated tomatoes 1 Tbsp of Italian Seasoning 1/2 Cup of cheddar cheese Salt and Pepper to taste   On medium heat brown the sausage and potatoes and set aside. In a separate bowl, whisk eggs and milk together. Add all ingredients to the skillet and stir just until everything is mixed well. Set temperature to medium heat [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:29:46-05:00May 12th, 2017|Dehydrator, Electric Skillet|Comments Off on Mother’s Day Frittata

Oriental Cashews

More and more you read how nuts are a good source of vitamins and nutrients. This recipe for Oriental Cashews made in your NESCO/American Harvest® Food Dehydrator is great tasting as well as a healthy snack. Also try these delicious cashews on a salad for a wonderful crunch. Let us know what you think. What are some of your favorite snacks you like to make in your NESCO/American Harvest® Food Dehydrator? 12 oz can dry-roasted whole cashews 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup water 2 Tbsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp powdered ginger Place nuts in a 9 inch square pan. [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:29:57-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Cooking with NESCO, Dehydrator|Comments Off on Oriental Cashews

NESCO Dehydrator Special Apple Snacks

People love these Special Apple Snacks made with the NESCO/American Harvest Snackmaster Dehydrator. Pineapple juice combined with a touch of sugar and cinnamon give these apple chips a wonderful flavor to be enjoyed everyday whether at home or on the go. 4 apples 1/4 cup pineapple juice 1 Tbsp sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon Peel apples. Cut into 1/4” thick rings or slices. Dip slices in pineapple juice for 1 minute. Place dipped apples on a mesh-lined Clean-a-Screen® positioned on a Nesco®/American Harvest® dehydrator tray. Mix together the sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle on top of apples. Dry for 6 [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:33:44-05:00October 21st, 2016|Dehydrator, NESCO, NESCO American Harvest, Recipes|Comments Off on NESCO Dehydrator Special Apple Snacks

Apricot-Raisin Granola

Make you own fresh and wholesome granola at home with a Food Dehydrator from NESCO/American Harvest. This recipe for Apricot-Raisin Granola is one you’ll want to make again and again. A tasty way to start your day, or as a snack at home or away. 4 cups old-fashioned oatmeal (not quick) or rolled oats 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup almonds, sliced 1/2 cup apricots, chopped 1/2 cup raisins Pour 4 cups oatmeal or rolled oats into bowl. Add oil and brown sugar (more sugar for sweeter bars). Toss gently until blended. [...]

By |2018-09-20T13:17:05-05:00October 3rd, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Dehydrator, NESCO American Harvest|Comments Off on Apricot-Raisin Granola

Kale and Blueberry Dehydrating tips

Tip #1 Did you know that drying Kale only takes a short time of drying? Substitute them for those high calorie snacks and you will do your body good. Average Drying Time: 2 – 4hrs. Tip #2 Did you know you can speed up the drying time in blueberries by cracking the skin? Use either method - boiling them in hot water for 1 to 2 minutes and rinse immediately in cold water, or freezing them for a couple of days, thaw and dry.   Average Drying Time: 10-18hrs.

By |2018-09-20T13:34:11-05:00September 30th, 2016|Cooking with NESCO, Dehydrator, NESCO Tips|Comments Off on Kale and Blueberry Dehydrating tips

NESCO/American Harvest Gardenmaster dehydrator featured on Inspired Home blog!

Check out this great article on how to make fruit leather with NESCO®/American Harvest®'s Gardenmaster dehydrator!!http://theinspiredhome.com/articles/homemade-fruit-leathers Click Here to Purchase Nesco®/ American Harvest® Gardenmaster Pro Food Dehydrator   

By |2018-09-20T13:18:18-05:00September 9th, 2016|Dehydrator, NESCO American Harvest|Comments Off on NESCO/American Harvest Gardenmaster dehydrator featured on Inspired Home blog!