I'm looking at dehydrators, mostly for fruit and jerky. I don;t know much about the various options and need to advice to help me make a good choice. I've gone through some of the old thread here on SB, but some were very old.
What are the top brands?
I assume metal racks are better than...
...I want to bring dehydrating to the forefront. Yes, there are a ton of resources here about this topic. Everything you could want to know is found here
My point being, when one part of the food supply is stressed, it puts stress on the others. Beans had just come back when meat shortages...
I got a dehydrator a while back and have been making venison jerky with it and was wondering about seeds and fruit.
do i need anything for dehydrating fruit?
and should I use the dehydrator for drying seeds before freezing them or should I sun dry them?
I'm about to get a dehydrator and I would like to make sure I get a good one. I can only afford to spend around $50 on it. What do y'all think about the different ones available? I don't really have one in mind either...I kinda like the clear ones :D: but only because I can watch it happen.
It broke my heart that I didnt catch the last excalibur on craigs as it was the top of the line model for $100, Tonight I find this ad. Al the other used ones are K-tel and Ronco for 25.
I just purchased this dehydrator... and, beyond not having room for it... I work too much to use it.
I am beginning to get interested in food dehydrator. There are a few threads, but I woudl like to get advices and "tricks of the trade".
-If I use it to dehydrate meat, do I have to cook the meat before? If not, can I eat it raw after dehydrated, after rehydrated?
So I just picked up a food dehydrator, it's an old school one withe the heating element and the 6 trays, it dosn't have a fan though like the newer ones iv'e seen. Got it at goodwill for 5 bucks.
What are some good recipies for foods that you guys enjoy to eat ?
Anbody have any ideas on things...
Equi-Flow Food Dehydration Excellent condition
Temperature setting gauge
Height 15 inches
width 15 inches
length 18 inches
Ronco 5 tray
New and still in plastic and shipping box. Instruction manual lists an order price of $129.95.
Now it seems pretty easy I think...
Some of you may have seen my thread on tomato roll ups.
Well I decided to do a mini-shtf trial run to test the outcome of some of my food preps
Started with one to two cups of boiling water
Added one of my prepared tomato roll ups...
Here's the problem. when I moved, my sheets didn't come with me. DOH! I am over flowing with cans of refried beans, spaghetti sauce, apple sauce, and more. I want to dehydrate them (saves space and has a much longer shelf life). What is best to use to make my own sheets? Stopping at...
I am making beef jerky and dehydrated carrots with my thrift store dehydrator. I can't wait until the beef jerky is done. I kept putting it off. I figured if I didn't use the machine, it was time to sell it.
I have decided to get a dehydrator and vacuum sealer and was wondering what you all use and how you like it? Would you get something different instead? how have your results been?
Thanks for your help!