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Nesco FD-1018A Review: Powerful and Affordable

Nesco FD-1018A

If you’re serious about dehydrating and high-end models like the Excalibur don’t offer the expandable space you need, the Nesco FD-1018A may be the ideal choice for you. With 1000 W of drying power and the ability to expand to 30 trays, the FD-1018A offers all of the space and power you need to dry your food in hours – ...

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TSM Food Dehydrator Review: Compact, Efficient and Powerful

TSM Food Dehydrator

With a low temperature range, the TSM Food Dehydrator is perfect for drying delicate foods. But that’s not all you’ll be able to dry in this unit. With 10 trays, a 600W motor and an adjustable thermostat, you’ll be able to dehydrate everything from herbs and spices to jerky. While this model does have its issues, we were generally pleased ...

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Nesco FD-80A Review

Nesco FD-80A

Nesco’s food dehydration systems are always top-notch. The FD-80A offers an air circulation system, adjustable thermometer, a top-mounted fan, and even, precise drying of all your foods. We were able to give this model a try for ourselves while drying delicious fruits, herbs, jerky and tasty vegetables. In our Nesco FD-80A review, we’ll be going through this model’s features and discuss ...

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How to Make Fruit Leather with a Food Dehydrator

Fruit leather

Fruit leather is the perfect snack for kids and adults. This chewy fruit product is incredibly easy to make. Simply puree fresh fruit, and dry in a food dehydrator. The hardest part of the process is choosing the exact temperature to dry your fruit. Choosing Your Fruit and Combinations First and foremost, you need to select your fruit and combinations ...

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Nesco FD-60 Review

Nesco FD-60

The Nesco FD-60 has everything you want in a dehydrator – minus the high price tag. With an adjustable temperature, top-mounted fan and plenty of space for drying, we were really impressed by this model. We had a few minor gripes, of course (more on that later), but overall, this model gives you the control and performance you’re looking for. ...

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Nesco American Harvest FD-61WHC Review

The American Harvest by Nesco is an all-in-one kit that acts as a food dehydrator, and it comes with a lot of accessories to make food dehydration quick and easy – there is even a jerky gun included. The FD-61WHC also comes with a fruit roll sheet, clean-a-screen (perfect for herbs) and a recipe guide. Known for the utmost in ...

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Excalibur 3526TB Review

Excalibur 3526TB

The Excalibur brand made their mark on the food dehydrator industry with the company’s uniquely square and black unit design. A higher-end company with top-quality products, the Excalibur 3526TB looks like the 3926TB and the 3900B, but it’s a completely different model with a lot of unique features. Perfect for families and those with small gardens, I couldn’t wait to ...

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Excalibur 2900ECB Review

Excalibur 2900ECB

Everyone knows that Excalibur is the “cream of the crop” when it comes to dehydrators. Although this is a high-end brand, the 2900ECB is more affordably priced than other Excalibur models, which makes it a great choice for advanced users on a smaller budget. We took this model for a test drive, and we’ll share our experiences in our detailed ...

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Aroma Professional 6 Tray Food Dehydrator Review

Aroma Professional 6 Tray Food Dehydrator

A model so efficient that it’s often out-of-stock. The Aroma Professional utilizes a square design that is far more durable than its circular counterparts. There’s an automatic fan for even heat distribution when drying, and an adjustable thermostat with 6 removable trays. You can dry up to 6 pounds of food at one time in the Aroma Professional. And its ...

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NutriChef Kitchen Electric Countertop Food Dehydrator Review

NutriChef Kitchen Electric Countertop Food Dehydrator featured

A multi-tiered shelving system allows you to use the NutriChef Kitchen to dehydrate foods while retaining 97% of the nutrients in the process. This model has been tested to increase the shelf life of the food while being fast and efficient. What did I experience during my NutriChef Kitchen electric countertop food dehydrator review? Before I go through all of ...

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