How To Dry Foods by Deanna Delong is a step-by-step guide to drying all kinds of fruits, vegetables, and nuts. It is the most comprehensive reference for methods of drying and home dehydrating equipment. How to Dry Foods includes Step-by-step instructions on how to dry a wide variety of foods. Updated information about equipment and drying techniques. More than 100 delicious recipes, from main courses to desserts and more Helpful charts and tables for at-a-glance reference. Food safety tips. Clever crafts that are made from dried foods.