Dehydrating food is a great way to save some money and at the same time get some healthy snacks for you and your family. There are many ways to dehydrate food and most of them involve exposing the food to heat in one way or the other. But those who are fond of dehydrating, often wonder if it is possible to over dehydrate food? Well, there is no simple yes or no answer here as it varies according to the food that you’re drying.
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
To begin with, for those wondering what is a wax paper and why are we discussing, whether or not to use it in a dehydrator and how to use it?
Let’s begin with, what is a wax paper? Wax paper or paraffin paper is a paper which is rendered moisture-proof by applying wax. Now, coming to what is the need to use a wax paper in the dehydrator – there are many dehydrators available in the market which do not come with accessories like fruit roll sheets or nonstick mesh screens. This could be a problem when you are looking to make a fruit roll or fruit leather or other similar things.Continue reading