This antiquarian book contains a detailed guide to dehydrating fruits, vegetables, fish and meats, with information on easy and economical methods of preserving all kinds of foods. Also encompassed, is a list of recipes for everyday use. This is a text that will appeal to those with an interest in producing and preserving their own food, and it would make for a great addition to collections of allied literature. The chapters of this volume include: 'A Foreword - The New Food Economy', 'Regarding Dehydration', 'Uses For Dehydrated Products', 'For Pets And Domesticated Animals', 'Dehydrating In Large Quantities', 'Packing And Preservation', 'Dehydrating Foods In The Home', 'Directions For Home Dehydrating' etcetera. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned introduction on preserving food.