It all starts with a whole lot of cherry tomatoes and not enough people in the house to eat them 🙂  In all honesty, I’m the only one who eats them : /

Washed, dried and sliced in half, they get arranged on a borrowed dehydrator. (Thanks Amelia!)

Layer after layer…

5 layers in all

In to the dry sauna they all go!

So here’s what they look like and there is still 4 hours left to dehydrate! 22 hours in all! I don’t know if a bigger dehydrator would be quicker or not but if I like these, I’ll need to investigate that. I had a recommendation from a friend of an Excalibur brand with like 9 trays.

9 trays would have been better because this is what was leftover. Apparently I need a bigger dehydrator considering this is just one picking from three different plants. Hmmm… we’ll see. It takes a horribly long time and I’m not sure what I’m going to do with them all. I got this idea from a friend who is a crafting, baking and writing guru named Lynda Heines over at Bloom Bake & Create. Lynda’s got all kinds of creative ideas to check out.

If anyone has experience with dehydrating, I’d love to hear any tips or suggestions you have.

Enjoy your Friday!

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