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  1. General Chat
    I'm asking for a dehydrator for Christmas and would love your input on the best one that can be purchased on Amazon. I'd like to not only dry fruit/veggies but would also like to make jerky. Thanks in advance :)
  2. Kitchen Basics
    Well second, well, actually, I guess third Bought a new LEM 778 dehydrator online the other day, and it showed up yesterday. So I took out some ground moose meat and some ground caribou meat to thaw to make jerky, and in the mean time, I put a bag of frozen mixed veggies on to play with my...
  3. General Chat
    I bought a food dehydrator almost a year ago and just used it for the first time yesterday.When I had it loaded and put the lid on I see there is a vent on the top that you can open or close.Not knowing what position this should be in I went to the manual and nowhere did I read anything about...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    Ordered this food sealer and Dehydrator. Any comments? Foodsaver V2490 Vacuum Sealer, with Canister and Starter Kit: Amazon.ca: Home & Garden Foodsaver V2490 Vacuum Sealer, with Canister and Starter Kit The Official Online Store for Nesco Dehydrators FD-1010 Gardenmaster Pro Food Dehydrator
  5. Frugal Living
    I would like to dehydrate some stuff and was wondering what temp to use for things like celery, pease etc and how long....thanks for your help.....
  6. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    We just got a dehydrator as a early xmas gift and are excited. I am wanting to try some recipes that could be used as gifts also, soups, etc.. I have done searches and found some, but thought maybe some FVers may have some tried and true recipes they would like to share. Thanks in advance for...
  7. Kitchen Basics
    Dh and I are wanting to try some dehydrating, but not sure where to start. We have a toaster oven with a dehydrator setting on it. It is a Oster 6058, we got it practically new from a friend of his, but it came with no instruction booklet. Therefore, we have only used it for small baking and...
  8. Secondhand Shopping
    on a whim i stopped at goodwill and scored a Nessco dehydrator for 12.00 in the box unopened--I'm so tickled with my find
  9. Kitchen Basics
    So I got a dehydrator :clap: and I have jerky in it right now, can I put bananas in at the same time or will they taste weird? Also I was wanting to make fruit leather and have a case of applesauce but I am not sure the kids will like the apple leather and I know I can blend in fruit but...
  10. Kitchen Basics
    What would you suggest a newbie try first? I'm so excited to try it out. Hubby's excited for jerky lol.
  11. Secondhand Shopping
    I've been wanting a dehydrator for a long time. I haven't shelled out the money for an excalibur because I was concerned I wouldn't use it enough and it's quite big to store and not too cheap. Anyway, I saw a new dehydrator at the thrift store. It's an Oster which are not expensive dehydrators...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    I thought someone here may like this. I know someone who has one, dries food right in her living room. She likes it because it fold flat when not in use. http://www.dehydratorbook.com/food-pantrie.html
  13. General Chat
    I finally bought one and was going through the booklet,really surprised at what this will dry.The fruits and vegetable list is really extensive,I didn't even know half of the stuff could be dried. I am really interested in the mushrooms as I use lots but can't get them on sale too often. Does...
  14. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Same question only for Chicken. How do I dehydrate it? Again, You Tube bites on my computer. Can I use my Lawrys marinade on it? How about Turkey while we're at it...when I fix a turkey we normally have a bunch left. Thanks in advance
  15. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    I'm not to have red meat according to my cardiologist...no biggie. However every once in a while I pick up a small bag of flavored beef jerky on the way out of the store. It's went up so much in price when it was already high in the first place that I don't do it anymore. Besides I paid for...
  16. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    I apologize if this is a duplicate -- I couldn't find one for this month. After months of not using my dehydrator, I dried four packages of celery last week and just put in 9 trays of sweet potato slices this morning. Our store had 40 lb. boxes on sale for $14.88 and it's going to take along...
  17. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Local Cabbage at 19 cents a pound - I have one whole head sliced and dehydrating right now. Shall be tracking down all sales that I can to dehydrate all things possible!! How about you?
  18. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Well, it isn't a fancy one but today I bit the bullet and got myself a Salton dehydrator from Wal-Mart. It was $40. :eek: (I have a lot of trouble spending money like that right now!) I've wanted one for quite a while but decided to wait until after I moved. I got apples and strawberries...
  19. Make It Yourself
    Has anyone made a non electric food dehydrator? How difficult is it to make and how well does it work? Just curious b/c I would like to make one that would dry alot of food at one time and the only ones that I have seen for sale are small & expensive.Thanks:)
  20. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    I have been wanting one for a long time, never tried this before. What does everyone think of them? I remember reading somewhere before that the "home made" stuff is better then bought dehydrated foods...what does everyone think? How much do they normally cost to purchase? Any other info...
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