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There was a bit of chat a while ago about drying Dragon Fruit, so I am going to dry some of the 40-odd Dragon Fruit that are ripening all at once on my vine. I plan to just use my oven, since I don't have a dehydrator, and I suspect air drying with the humidity as it is won't be too successful. Has anyone got any tips or pointers about what I should and shouldn't do?

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Comment by Christa on February 15, 2021 at 10:43
Here is a Site to help with drying dragonfruit.
https://www.dehydrate2store.com/dragonfruit/
Comment by Barbara Tealby on February 14, 2021 at 15:41

I'll bring some to the next GV. They're in the dehydrator now.

Comment by Susan on February 14, 2021 at 12:53

No tips but I’d love to see the outcome and taste tests verdict.  

Comment by Barbara Tealby on February 13, 2021 at 11:27

Thanks, Sid. Andy's just up the road, so I'll grab his. So good that people are happy to share.

Comment by Sid Saghe on February 13, 2021 at 10:27

I've got one you can borrow temporarily too if you like!

Comment by Barbara Tealby on February 13, 2021 at 8:13

Thanks, Andy. I'll give it a go.

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on February 12, 2021 at 19:35

I have a dehydrator you are more than welcome to use Barb. 

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