Food preservation has been followed in all cultures at different points in time. Nature had to be harnessed for man to survive. From the ancient art of sun drying, to modern, hi-tech dehydrators, the journey has been a long one.Continue reading
One of the most ancient food preservation processes is dehydration. Now it comes with innovative, modern technology in the form of a food dehydrator. Removing moisture, the breeding ground of microorganisms, a food dehydrator offers triple action: slowing the growth of bacteria plus molds and yeasts as well as enzymatic action within the food. The health benefits of a food dehydrator range from preservation of food to retaining its nutritional value, giving the dried items a longer shelf life.Continue reading
The most common warning you will probably hear while shopping for a dehydrator is to avoid one without a fan. It will not work well, according to the experts. It takes a long time to dehydrate, the user might feel. But at the end of it all, you need to be clear about whether you need to buy a dehydrator with a fan or one without a fan.Continue reading
Dehydrators have become the most sought after devices today. Thanks to the ease that they bring in drying the foods, people now find it easy to get the dehydrated food in a short period. Along with this, the dehydrator sheets have become popular for use in these devices. These sheets have a wide range of uses in the dehydrator and now considered to be the most important part of a dehydrator.Continue reading
Till now we have discussed a lot about dehydrators on our website. But there are still few people who consider dehydrator juts similar to an oven. But that is not true.
There are a lot of difference between the dehydrator and oven which make them alike. You can do dehydration in both the appliances but the results are always different. So, let’s go more into detail about the topic i.e. Dehydrator vs. oven in the below article to solve the doubt in your mind. But firstly get familiar with the two products definitions.Continue reading
Parchment paper is the ideal way to line up a dehydrator when you’re making fruit leather or dehydrating sticky fruits or meats. Parchment paper not only helps in keeping the dehydrator clean, but it also makes it easy to remove the dried food products from the trays of the dehydrator. It’s a really no mess solution for dehydrating all kinds of foods and you can always easily cut up the parchment paper to fit any size of dehydrator.Continue reading
The growing need to make your food last longer has led to the adoption of different methods for food preservation. Two of such methods which yield proven results are dehydration and freeze drying. In this article, we will compare these two methods of removing moisture from your food in detail.Continue reading
Food drying is one of the best ways to preserve foods for a longer period. But do you know that if you do not store them in the right way then, it can spoil all your hard work?
Earlier people used to store the dried food in the airtight containers or jars, but now there are few more options which are available for you. People can easily do the dehydration of the food but doesn’t know exactly about the process of storing such food.Continue reading
When you go to the market for buying a food dehydrator, you get lots of options to consider. Some of them are stainless steel dehydrators, and few of them are plastic material dryers such as Excalibur food dehydrators and Magic Mill food dehydrators.Continue reading