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    A Review of Solar Food Drying 
    Techniques, equipment, problem-solving, bibliography.
    Dehydrating Food at Home 
    Detailed instructions for picking suitable foods and then drying them; from the University of Utah.
    Dehydrating Questions 
    From the Dry Store, a commercial site that sells dehydrator supplies, but which also has a good section on how to dry foods, safety tips, nutritional value.
    Drying Food 
    Covers drying basics, methods and equipment, fruits, vegetables, herbs, meats, and storing methods; from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
    Drying Foods 
    Comprehensive site that covers drying food indoors and outdoors, pre-treating of foods, fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds, food leathers, jerky, remedies for problems, FAQs; from the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Scien
    Drying Foods 
    Ohio State University Extension fact sheet on the benefits of drying foods, preparation, pre-treatment, equipment needed, and a drying table for a variety of fruit and vegetables.
    Drying Fuyu Persimmons 
    Detailed instructions, including a materials list. From the San Diego Farm Bureau.
    Drying Vegetables 
    Facts, information about nutritional value, drying trays, selection and pretreatment, and methods; from Colorado State University.
    How-to information for drying foods in dehydrators. Includes guides for bananas, pineapple, and biltong.
    Food Drying 
    Covers the basics of solar food drying; from Backwoods Home Magazine, by Marcella Shaffer.
    Freeze Drying 101 
    Technical basics of lyphilization, freeze drying.
    Fruit Leather 
    Simple instructions on making it at home, using bananas, squash, tomato, or any other fruit or vegetable.
    How Stuff Works 
    An explanation of all the different ways used to preserve food; from freezing to irradiation.
    Preserving Food Safely 
    Michigan State University's page of links to extension materials about food preservation. Search for information on drying foods under "D".
    Processing Meat in the Home 
    Detailed instructions produced by the Minnesota Extension Service.
    Quality for Keeps -- Drying Foods 
    Basics of food preservation methods, a little history, how to select a dehydrator, safety advice; from the Cooperative Extension Service, University of Missouri.
    The Dry Store 
    Food dehydrating information, equipment and supplies.