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HOW TO STORE DRYING - how to properly dry grass and fruits in drying, how to keep dried mushrooms, fruits, apples, figs from moths

A caring housewife, with an abundance of fresh vegetables and fruits, makes preparations for the winter, trying to preserve the taste, aroma and vitamins of the products.

It is known:

  • making jam - up to 25% of vitamins are preserved;
  • when canning - up to 40% of vitamins;
  • when frozen - up to 60% vitamins;
  • when drying - up to 97% of vitamins.

Dried fruits are useful because they are rich in fructose, vitamins, trace elements and energy - especially valuable for our body in winter. How to store drying in order to preserve its useful properties?

It is useful to know that dried fruits have a beneficial effect on the treatment of the stomach, kidneys, liver, heart pains, etc.:

  • dried apricots strengthens the heart muscle, contains vitamin A, has a general tonic effect on the body;
  • raisins soothes the nervous system, cleanses the lungs, and also strengthens the heart muscle. Contains vitamin P;
  • prunes contain B vitamins, are useful for diseases of the intestines, kidneys, heart, have a positive effect on the nervous system;
  • apples contain a complex of vitamins: A, P, B, which are necessary for good human health.

How to properly and in what way to keep drying from moths and mold?

Store well dried dried fruit at a low temperature (0-10 ° C). To protect against moth and mildew, observe the necessary conditions:

  • periodically inspect drying stocks, sort out and throw away spoiled ones;
  • pears and apples are kept in linen bags. Exotic fruits - in paper or plastic bags;
  • put the salt next to the container of dried fruit. It absorbs moisture, so the stock does not rot or mold;
  • dried supplies are well preserved in a ventilated, dark, dry and cool room, where there are no pungent odors;
  • if a moth appears, sort out the dried fruits and spread them on a baking sheet in a thin layer. Within 20-30 minutes. at a temperature of 75 ° C, preheat in the oven.

Regular checking and ventilation of the dried fruit stock is the basis for proper and long-term storage.

How are foods dried?

3 drying methods:

  • sun drying: food is sun dried during warm and dry weather;
  • drying in the oven: the temperature is controlled in the oven (up to 45 ° C) and the heat supply is regulated by moving the grates with drying at a different distance from the heat source;
  • drying for fruits and vegetables (household appliance): the workpieces are dried due to the uniform movement of warm air (35-65 ° C) through the installed trays. The warm air generated by the dryer motor and the rotating fan carry moisture out of the food, ensuring even drying.

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