How to Save Money with a Food Dehydrator

If you’ve ever bought dried fruit or dried meat (jerky) then you’ll know just how expensive it is. For 500g good quality jerky you could be looking at anywhere between $10 and $25 and dried fruits can cost up to $5 for a 500g bag too. That amounts to quite a lot when you calculate […]

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Dehydrating Vegetables

Many people buy dehydrators with the sole intention of drying fruit, as it’s very expensive to buy ready-dried from grocery stores, and drying is a great way of ensuring your fresh fruit doesn’t spoil. But what about dehydrated vegetables? It’s certainly possible to dehydrate vegetables just as it is with fruit and meat, and there […]

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How to Dehydrate Meat

There’s no denying that jerky is one of the US’ favorite snacks, but there’s also no denying that it’s expensive, and many people see it as a big treat in their weekly grocery shop. This is the main reason that many people are turning to the food dehydrator – this simple appliance allows anyone to […]

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Dehydrating Apples

Dehydrating apples is a simple process, but one that can have a number of outcomes depending on which way you carry it out. Using apple slices just a few millimeters smaller than the next could mean you have apple chips instead of dried apple rings, and you can use each type for different purposes. Dehydrating […]

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Dehydrating Fruits

Where does dehydrated fruit come from and how is it made? Chances are these things have never crossed your mind, because you’ve been buying your dried fruit straight from the grocery store, sealed in a zip lock bag and ready to eat. In fact, dehydrating fruits is incredibly easy, and costs half the amount it […]

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How to Make Fruit Leathers

If you don’t know what fruit leathers are or how to make fruit leathers then don’t worry, you’ve probably seen them in the grocery store under the brand name ‘Fruit Roll Ups’. They’re marketed as a healthy treat made from dried fruit puree and juice, but the unfortunate reality is that most fruit leathers sold […]

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How to Make Beef Jerky at Home

Making beef jerky at home has a huge number of merits, not least because it cuts the large costs of buying it ready made and ready packaged from the grocery store. What we love most about homemade beef jerky made in a dehydrator is that you have complete control over how it turns out. Once […]

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How to Make Banana Chips

Banana chips have been a popular sweet snack all over the world for a number of decades. There are, however, two problems with buying banana chips from the grocery store: 1. they’re expensive 2. they’re packed full of sugar and preservatives. Many people choose to make their own banana chips to free them from this […]

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Deer Jerky Recipes

Deer Jerky, or Venison jerky as it is also known, is something of a delicacy in the US. It’s an affordable one, but many people see this food as a treat, as it is often so expensive to buy in stores. If you are a hunter, however, or you know of somewhere that you can […]

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Beef Jerky Recipe

There is nothing wrong with slicing beef and putting the slices straight into your dehydrator appliance to be dried without a marinade, but to eat them as a snack is often unsatisfying. Our beef jerky recipe is a simple one, using ingredients found in most people’s kitchens, and while we suggest you let the meat […]

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