Setup For Dehydration
@monica197 I made a dehydrator thread.
The Excalibur dehydrators are quite popular. They have stainless steel construction.
I bought a dehydrator that was available in a local kitchen supply store and that was the Nesco Gardenmaster. It is made of synthetic material, but it is expandable by about 5X to 20 trays. Note that the temperature control goes down low to 90 degrees F. This is lower than what Excalibur says is a low temperature.
Depending on your climate and area drying can be done outside, in the sun, or shade, and in sheds etc. Drying is traditional food preservation! To preserve food enzymes we may wish to dry at low temperatures . Meat can be preserved by drying, as jerky. Fruit leathers can be made too. I would say how noisy the dryer is is important, unless you can sit it in a room by itself. Drying takes big blocks of time so a noisy item in the kitchen can be tiresome.
Sometimes the dryers we select are what comes up on the second hand market, too.
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