Like everyone who has had to make a choice at some point, you may be at crossroads determining which food dehydrator to purchase. Times are tough economically, and if money is not an issue, time may not be on your side. Whatever your situation, we are here to provide some guide as to which dehydrator will best serve your needs.
If you are purchasing a food dehydrator for the first time, you may find it difficult to select one that will best serve your needs. And if you are a veteran user, the number of choices out there may be overwhelming.
That said, factors like space limitations and budget are two of the most important things you should worry about no matter where you stand.
More than just drying out fruits, meats or vegetables, food dehydrators preserve foods without additives or preservatives. Dehydration preserves nutrients and vitamins and dehydrated foods could last up to three months without spoiling, although the duration depends on the ingredients.
It’s worth mentioning you will come across two types of dehydrators. The first is the stackable tray dehydrator and the second one is shelf tray dehydrator. There are many choices to consider between both types, but some have performed much better than others. The Excalibur 3926TB Food Dehydrator in particular comes to mind as a high performing, top-rated shelf dehydrator.
The difference is clear between the two types of dehydrators. But in the end, it boils down to individual preferences. Some might have money to purchase the more expensive shelf tray dehydrator, while others might prefer the lighter, stackable models, as they can serve as a good companion during any journey.
All things considered, the Excalibur 3926TB Food Dehydrator best captures best the benefits one could hope to get from a dehydrator, and is the one I recommend. It offers exceptional performance and comes with a 10 year warranty. You will not be disappointed with this dehydrator, unlike the stackable ones, which I find to be a pain to use. Food does not dry evenly, so you are always having to move trays around. This is not necessary with the Excalibur. Food is dehydrated evenly, with no need for turning.
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The Excalibur Dehydrators are the kings of food dehydrators. The have excellent customer satisfaction and they can be used for other purposes such as making yogurt and rising bread.
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