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Excalibur 3900B Review

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The moment you see the Excalibur 3900B, you’ll notice that it doesn’t look anything like a food dehydrator. In fact, it looks more like a DVD or CD holder than a food dehydrator. But, looks can be deceiving. The 3900B is an exceptional model that has an immense food holding capacity and is meant for the avid user that loves ...

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Ronco FD1005WHGEN Review

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Ronco’s FD1005WHGEN provides 125-watts of power over 5 interchangeable trays to quickly and evenly dehydrate food. A low-priced unit, this model has a quiet operation and an internal temperature of 133 degrees. Perfect for fruits and vegetables, Ronco offers a very affordable machine that’s great for on-the-go snacks. Ronco FD1005WHGEN Features 125-watt power 133 degree internal temperature Electric heating coil ...

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Excalibur 3926TB Review

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The Excalibur 3926TB is often called the “holy grail of dehydrators.” With plenty of drying space, an adjustable thermostat, non-stick tray inserts and a convenient timer, there’s a lot to love about the 3926TB. And if you can look past its price tag, you may just agree that this is the best dehydrator on the market. What makes the Excalibur ...

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How to Make Beef Jerky with a Dehydrator

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Beef jerky is great, and you don’t need to buy it in stores anymore. With a dehydrator, you’ll be able to make your own beef jerky right in the comfort of your home. If you’ve tried making jerky before and have failed miserably, don’t worry: it takes a lot of time to master. Luckily for you, we have a lot ...

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How to Make Sundried Tomatoes

Nothing beats the taste of a fresh, juicy tomato. But if your garden is overflowing, you may be scrambling to find ways to use them all up. One of the simplest (and most delicious) ways to preserve tomatoes is with your dehydrator. That’s right – I’m talking about sundried tomatoes. And you can make them right in your own kitchen. ...

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How to Use a Food Dehydrator

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Are you trying to learn how to use your food dehydrator properly? While the appliance is simple and easy to use, you’ll find that there are a lot of different ways to dehydrate your food. And, you’ll find that dehydration will not be consistent from one time to the next unless you have a lot of experience. With the right ...

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Nesco FD-37A American Harvest Food Dehydrator Review

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The Nesco FD-37A is one of the most affordable food dehydrators on the market today. It packs 400-watts of power and is backed by over 900 positive reviews. I really wanted to try this unit because it’s so affordably priced (under $35) that I wanted to see if the unit held up to the much higher-priced competition. I was shocked ...

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Nesco FD-75A Review

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Nesco’s Snackmaster Pro currently holds the top spot on Amazon for dehydrators. Is he FD-75A really worthy of the top ranking? We decided that it was time to give this model a first-hand try to see if it lives up to the hype. And during our Nesco FD-75A review, we found that this model is exceptional and worth every penny. ...

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Nesco FD-1040 Review

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Called the “Gardenmaster” for a reason, the Nesco FD-1040 is a mid-to-high priced food dehydrator that has a lot of great features that you won’t find in other models. Want to throw a huge party and need to dehydrate an immense amount of food? Expand the unit to a massive 20 trays. Don’t have time to check your foods every ...

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Presto 06300 Dehydro Electric Food Dehydrator Review

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The Presto 06300 Dehydro is proof that sometimes, simple really is better. With a clever design and affordable price, the Dehydro gives you all the features you need and nothing more. It’s not a perfect dehydrator, but it’s a smart choice for beginners and those with a smaller budget. Despite its simplistic design, we really liked this model. We’ll share ...

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