|Blimps -- we won't use these at the dinner table.|
We can soften them on the stove a bit, slice them up and feed to the poultry.
|Or slice thin to dehydrate for soups, stews, egg dishes, and breads.|
The pulp and half-formed seeds add a surprising amount of protein.
|It's a winter staple, says Carol Deppe.|
I like to dip the slices in vinegar and salt --
this about half vinegar, half water here.
|Yes, this is a solar dryer. It's composed of found materials and it works.|
Simply build your box to the size of your window and ventilate at each end.
Egg cartons will do for your trays if nothing better is at hand.
|Arrange your slices so they get lots of sun and air...|
|... tip your dryer toward the sun and let stand for a few days.|
In hot, dry weather two days may be enough.
|The vinegar can be used afterward to clean glass.|
|Any left over can provide a nice tang to salad or stir fry ingredients.|
Or use to kill a few weeds...