8 Photos - Aug 24, 2009
Photo: Two used glass shower doors dictated the dimensions of the dehydratorsPhoto: Clay and Joanna Showalter generously allowed us to put the dehydrators on their sunny back deck, since our yard is pretty shady.Photo: Soaking in the sun -- a 15 degree angle encourages air to rise up along the sloping panels as it heats up.Photo: peaches and apples after 5 hours in the sunPhoto: The peaches looked so good going into the dryer...Photo: ... but they came out overly dried and kind of charred.Photo: Apples and parsley were beautifully dried in 34 hours of "partly sunny" weatherPhoto: