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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Dehydrating Ginger

     I love ginger.  It is so good for so many things from recipes to ailments. Ginger is great in tea (hot or cold), great in recipes (think Chinese dishes or gingerbread cookies) and can help with nausea and other ailments.   It is good to have some on hand always so one way that I do so in our household is to dry the ginger in my dehydrator.  It is super easy to do and makes it where you can have ginger on hand all year long. 

Dehydrating ginger, dried ginger,
Fresh ginger.

      To dehydrate ginger, take fresh ginger and using a vegetable peeler, peel the ginger, then slice into thin slices.  Lay the slices on your dehydrator trays.

Dehydrating ginger, dried ginger,
Fresh ginger all sliced up.

     Turn on your dehydrator to 135 degrees and dehydrate for 4-6 hours.  You can store the dried ginger in a canning jar or you can turn it into ginger powder and store in a baggie.

Dehydrating ginger, dried ginger
Dehydrated ginger.

It may sound weird but I also dehydrate Banana Peels and Coffee Grounds.  Click to find out why!

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  1. What a cool idea! Thanks for sharing :)

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    1. I love ginger and it's so good for you! Thank you for this great idea, Valerie

  2. I have never used fresh ginger and really don't think I have ever seen it used in a recipe.

  3. Great idea! We love ginger too and it would be nice to have it already peeled and prepared for quick use! Thank you for sharing with us on the Art of Home-Making Mondays at Strangers & Pilgrims on Earth! :)

  4. I love ginger, its good for you too.. This is a great idea! Thank you


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