A Homemade Life
Welcome to Homemade Life.

To take full advantage of everything offered by our forum, please log in if you are already a member or join our community if not ....

Chilli-head
Who is online?
In total there are 2 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests

None

Most users ever online was 62 on 10th April 2015, 8:24 am
Latest topics
» Two minute beach clean
by FloBear Today at 10:10 am

» Irish Wheaten Bread
by Ploshkin 13th December 2017, 1:42 pm

» What arts and craft things have you been making lately?
by Dandelion 11th December 2017, 5:31 pm

» What have I done in the workshop today?
by Ploshkin 9th December 2017, 6:23 pm

» What are you harvesting today?
by Ploshkin 9th December 2017, 1:52 pm

» Best before ...
by FloBear 8th December 2017, 2:28 pm

» Armchair gardening in December
by freebird 4th December 2017, 11:11 pm

» Autumn sowing in the November Garden
by Ploshkin 3rd December 2017, 3:46 pm

» Seed Banks and reliable suppliers
by Chilli-head 19th November 2017, 9:05 pm

» No-dig gardening & weed control
by freebird 17th November 2017, 5:10 pm

» Homemade onion sets
by freebird 17th November 2017, 7:50 am

» New arrivals
by FloBear 5th November 2017, 4:26 pm

» Wrapping up in the October garden
by freebird 30th October 2017, 12:41 pm

» Excellent publication
by Dandelion 18th October 2017, 5:07 pm

» Masaledar Sem (spicy green beans)
by freebird 15th October 2017, 8:08 pm

» Autumn planting vegetables
by freebird 7th October 2017, 12:58 pm

» Greek village bread
by Chilli-head 5th October 2017, 1:57 pm

» Passata machine
by Ploshkin 4th October 2017, 12:21 pm

» Bad press for woodburners
by freebird 29th September 2017, 7:20 pm

» Reflections on the seaon 2017
by freebird 28th September 2017, 9:35 pm

Statistics
We have 631 registered users
The newest registered user is dreamcb77

Our users have posted a total of 44943 messages in 2335 subjects
HML on FaceBook
RSS feeds



Donate to our Charity
The Homemade life supports Kiva - microloans for people in developing countries working to change their lives.  These loans are repaid to our KIVA account, so your donation is used many times to help different people - literally the gift that keeps on giving..

Vegetable crisps

View previous topic View next topic Go down

default Vegetable crisps

Post by polgara on 19th November 2009, 10:40 am

Well, I would really like to make some vegetable crisps. Parsnip, carrot beetroot etc, but I really do not want to fry them, so can anyone tell me the best way to go about it please. Cool
avatar
polgara

Posts : 3029
Join date : 2009-11-16
Age : 71
Location : Sunshine Isle

Back to top Go down

default Re: Vegetable crisps

Post by Akuma on 19th November 2009, 12:07 pm

I've made crisps in the microwave before, using one of those slotted crisp maker thingies - a round plastic circle with slots all the way round. You then stand the slices of potato in the slots - cook for a few mins and Voila! home made crisps. I guess you could use beetroot etc.

What about oven baking them? If you use a 'Y' peeler you can slice veg really thinly and shouldn't take long in a hottish oven. Spread them on a baking tray and turn until crisp I guess!

I'm a sort of trial and error girl! Rolling Eyes Laughing

Editied to add: Click here for a recipe.

HTH

A x


Last edited by Akuma on 19th November 2009, 12:11 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : Added a link)

................................................................................................................................
“Life is not a journey to the grave with intentions of arriving safely in a pretty well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out and loudly proclaiming ... WOW! What a ride!”
avatar
Akuma

Posts : 232
Join date : 2009-11-10
Age : 46
Location : Glorious Co Durham

Back to top Go down

default Re: Vegetable crisps

Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 19th November 2009, 1:59 pm

We make veg crisps in the dehydrator - courgette are Leo's absolute fave - he will eat them all day long.
Sweet potato, parsnip, allsorts. Just slice very thin - about 2-3mm and leave until they reach desired level of crispiness. uses much less elec than in oven. And you get a lot of crisps from each courge etc, all without a single drop of oil so v. healthy as well.

We store them in air-tight jars. They do lose a little bit of crispiness over time, but can just be popped back in for half an hour to crisp back up again.

That's if they last that long which is rare.

................................................................................................................................
www.killandcure.net/blog/
avatar
Wilhelm Von Rhomboid

Posts : 2942
Join date : 2009-11-08
Location : Schloss Rhomboid, Carpathia.

http://www.killandcure.net/blog/

Back to top Go down

default Re: Vegetable crisps

Post by polgara on 19th November 2009, 2:48 pm

Akuma thanks for that & the link, I could use a very little oil, that would not not be too bad.
Don`t have a dehydrator Billy, but I could do them in the oven, thanks for that . I see a fun afternoon when OH is at footy on Saturday. cook

PS thanks for the cooky smilies.
avatar
polgara

Posts : 3029
Join date : 2009-11-16
Age : 71
Location : Sunshine Isle

Back to top Go down

default Re: Vegetable crisps

Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 19th November 2009, 3:22 pm

If using the oven, use the lowest possible heat setting, and leave the door cracked open.

................................................................................................................................
www.killandcure.net/blog/
avatar
Wilhelm Von Rhomboid

Posts : 2942
Join date : 2009-11-08
Location : Schloss Rhomboid, Carpathia.

http://www.killandcure.net/blog/

Back to top Go down

default Re: Vegetable crisps

Post by polgara on 19th November 2009, 5:42 pm

Thanks for that Billy. That is what I do when I dry the garlic etc. Works a treat as I have an eco temp on the cooker. dribble
avatar
polgara

Posts : 3029
Join date : 2009-11-16
Age : 71
Location : Sunshine Isle

Back to top Go down

default Re: Vegetable crisps

Post by polgara on 24th November 2009, 2:51 pm

Well made some parsnip. carrot & potato crisps. Used a very small amount of oil & sliced thinly. Did not watch them quite closely enough so some over cooked, but they were not too bad & some turned out OK. Intend to try some without oil next time & if I can get one of those crisp makers I shall try that as well. cook
avatar
polgara

Posts : 3029
Join date : 2009-11-16
Age : 71
Location : Sunshine Isle

Back to top Go down

default Re: Vegetable crisps

Post by Sparhawk on 25th November 2009, 9:11 pm

polgara wrote:Thanks for that Billy. That is what I do when I dry the garlic etc. Works a treat as I have an eco temp on the cooker. dribble

I'm not so sure they appreciate it at the Chemical Weapon Attack Warning stations though

................................................................................................................................
"the luxuries of civilisation satisfy only those wants which they themselves create..."
                 The Worst Journey In The World - Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1922)

                "Fleeing from the Cylon tyranny, the last Battlestar, Galactica,
    leads a ragtag, fugitive fleet, on a lonely quest—for a shining planet known as Earth."
avatar
Sparhawk

Posts : 1788
Join date : 2009-11-15
Age : 50
Location : Isle of Wight

Back to top Go down

default Re: Vegetable crisps

Post by polgara on 25th November 2009, 10:30 pm

Shan`t make you any then. mmmm
avatar
polgara

Posts : 3029
Join date : 2009-11-16
Age : 71
Location : Sunshine Isle

Back to top Go down

default Re: Vegetable crisps

Post by polgara on 19th December 2009, 1:37 pm

Well got one of the microwave crispers. Works fine for potatoes, which are really good, anything else seems to overheat the microwave, so I guess it is back to the oven method. bigthink
avatar
polgara

Posts : 3029
Join date : 2009-11-16
Age : 71
Location : Sunshine Isle

Back to top Go down

default Re: Vegetable crisps

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum