Shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables has a knack to make our shopping bags look bigger than our recipes; it's not hard to buy too much food when it looks so good. Problem is, then we are left with more produce than we can eat before it goes bad. Preserving this overabundance of fruits and vegetables can be achieved by canning, freezing, pickling, or drying (salting, not so much). In the case of dehydration, you are either going to need to construct a dehydrator, or pick up a commercial model.
I always believed the future to be a wonderful place filled with lots of flying things and robots who enjoyed working for humanity. While much of that hasn't happened, at least our food hasn't turned into bland tasteless pellets that we consume once a day for all of our nutritional needs. That would be a very bleak future indeed. While we may not be flying around in jet packs just yet, we still have a rich and diverse food culture that seems to have no end. If there were a future in which we all had to eat … Read more