Ulog 157: Dehydrating EXTRA Mushrooms

in powerhousecreatives •  2 months ago 

Last Thursday when I was on my way home from a counseling session, I made two stops (the second one I will share in another post- it was a GOLD MINE I found) but today I want to share with you all one of the stops. It was to a local fruit and vegetable market where I was able to get some packages (16-ounces each) of white button mushrooms; already pre-sliced, for .59/cents a package.

Now knew I only needed one package for cooking that evening, but at that price? I had to get more. So I scooped up five more packages and knew I would be dehydrating them.

I will definitely be using some of these dehydrated mushrooms for my cream of something mix when I want some added favor that mushrooms bring to a dish.

mush2.jpg

To dehydrate the mushrooms, I followed the instructions from the trail recipes' website.

Power House Creatives Logos FINAL.png

What's nice is these were already pre-cut to a about 1/4'-inch thckness; so it really saved me a lot of time. I wiped the mushrooms off with a damp towel as I don't wash my mushrooms before use. They will absorb the water and it will take longer for them to dehydrate.

I checked the fungi about three hours into the process (both pictures) and they had a long way to go.

Power House Creatives Logos FINAL.png

luvbug.png

TIBLogo


This post was made from https://ulogs.org

.

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

Hi @goldendawne!

Your post was upvoted by @steem-ua, new Steem dApp, using UserAuthority for algorithmic post curation!
Your UA account score is currently 4.902 which ranks you at #1286 across all Steem accounts.
Your rank has not changed in the last three days.

In our last Algorithmic Curation Round, consisting of 92 contributions, your post is ranked at #18.

Evaluation of your UA score:
  • Some people are already following you, keep going!
  • The readers like your work!
  • Try to work on user engagement: the more people that interact with you via the comments, the higher your UA score!

Feel free to join our @steem-ua Discord server

OMG! I never thought of dehydrating mushrooms!!! I have no idea why! I dehydrate everything! (well, not everything I guess!)

Thank you again, you always give me something awesome to walk away with! Have a great day, Dawne! @goldendawne

!tip

@tipu curate

Thank you so much for participating in the Partiko Delegation Plan Round 1! We really appreciate your support! As part of the delegation benefits, we just gave you a 3.00% upvote! Together, let’s change the world!

Great idea!!!! I love to find a bargain and use it later.

God I am dying for mango season to bust out the dehydrator. And i wanna grow reishi or shitake so I can dry them too.

Posted using Partiko Android

🎁 Hi @goldendawne! You have received 0.1 STEEM tip from @dswigle!

@dswigle wrote lately about: Life And Living Feel free to follow @dswigle if you like it :)

Sending tips with @tipU - how to guide.

I would have never thought of dehydrating mushrooms at all. I like dried fruit, but certainly wouldn't eat a dried mushroom straight up. I bet they'd work great in a gravy!

We do this as well. However, we chop them up into small pieces; 1/4 inch square or so. Once they are dried out we toss them into an old (washed/clean) 1/2 gallon sizedpickle jar. They keep for months if not longer.

It's a wonderful idea and a great way to take advantage of a good deal!

Such a fantastic idea! I'm still holding on to the dehydrator we borrowed from a friend for apples, so I might have to do this before giving it back. I often see mushrooms on sale at the store. I just did some hot peppers to test out this week, too. Once you get in a groove, you really do realize how many things can be preserved like this!

Howdy goldendawne! That dehydrator was such a good investment wasn't it? Well done!