If you’ve ever broken into a bag of banana chips, sunk your teeth into a strip of beef jerky or dug into a slice of coconut cake, you’ve enjoyed desiccated food. It’s not as dry as it sounds. 

Desiccated means to remove the moisture from. In other words, it is a form of extreme dehydration. Whether you dry meat, fruit or vegetables, you can be sure that food’s not going bad any time soon. 

Use today’s Word of the Day: Tested: Nesco SnackMaster Express