Audio Setup. Computer (VoIP) Audio. Phone Audio. 1. 1. Click on the Audio Setup Wizard button in the Audio & Video Panel. Click on the blue telephone icon in the Audio & Video Panel. 2. 2. Dial the telephone number and PIN provided. Click to talk. 3.
Computer (VoIP) Audio
Click on the Audio Setup Wizard button in the Audio & Video Panel.
Click on the blue telephone icon in the Audio & Video Panel.
Dial the telephone number and PIN provided.
Click to talk.
A icon by your name means your mic is on.
Lunch & Learn
12 noon to 1 pm
June 30, 2014
The goal of dehydration, or drying, is to remove water without damaging quality. Drying may be:
Drying uses simple equipment that almost everyone already has at home. Drying reduces the size and weight of food BUT it can take a long time and is not suitable for all foods.
Up until the late 1990’s Extension suggested scraping mold off of food, and eating the rest. Now we know this isn’t a good idea.
Successful drying removes water from food while preserving quality. Factors to consider:
Sun or solar drying may take many days
Room drying can be a good option for herbs which lose flavor if dried in the sun.
Best for rosemary, sage, thyme, lavender, and summer savory.
An oven set at 120°-150° can be used to dry herbs, seeds, tomatoes, and other fruits.
Excalibur Home Dehydrator - $250
Gardenmaster Pro by Nesco - $130
Andress, E.L. and Harrison. J.A. (2011). So Easy to Preserve, 5th ed. Cooperative Extension, University of Georgia. p. 322.
Pre-treat light-colored fruits to prevent darkening.
-Pack fruit loose in a glass jar, seal and let stand 1 week. If condensation appears, place fruit back in the dehydrator.
Vegetables are dried until they are brittle.
*Ingredients for vegetable leathers should be cooked and pureed prior to drying. For safety sake, do not just blend and dry.
Fruit leathers can be a fun and delicious snack.
cream cheese, melted chocolate,
peanut butter, jam or cheese spread.
July 7, 2014
12 noon – 1 pm
Learn from a ‘master’ judge tips for preserving high quality food that your family, and the Fair Judge, will rate highly.
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