Science: Home-Dried Food

U.S. housewives, getting ready to put up a record home pack of fruit and vegetables for next winter, are confronted with a choice between canning and dehydrating.

For the new household art of mechanical dehydration, engineers and food chemists have worked out a home food dryer that can be used in any kitchen. Like the first horseless carriage, the home dehydrator is crude and sometimes unreliable, but it can save a lot of time and labor. The Department of Agriculture thinks so well of its possibilities that WPB has allotted manufacturers enough material...

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