Use Your Car As a Dehydrator
From Organic Gardening June/July 2011
Fresh figs being dehydrated in the window of a car!
Ginger Li from Homewood, Illinois explains how she dehydrates mint, basil, kale, Swiss chard, cilantro, dill, etc. by placing them in a single layer on a cookie sheet. She placed the cookie sheets on the seats of her car, parked in the sun, with the windows just barely cracked to vent the humid air.
I read this as a Reader Comment in Organic Gardening, but I ended up finding many references to it on the internet. Apparently, this is a growing trend.
Fantastic idea! Beautiful way to utilize free energy!
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