Dehydrating the food for storage purposes is the best way to increase the shelf life of meat, vegetables, and fruits, so that you can enjoy them all year round even when certain fruits and vegetables are off season.
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A do-it-yourself electric dehydrator with 245 watts of drying power and adjustable thermostat range from 90 to 160 degrees F. 4 stackable trays with a lid. Dishwasher safe parts. Not exactly a con but the trays and meshes are not interchangeable with other dehydrators.
Gone are the days when people used to store meat chops and prepare jerky through over drying the wet meat under the sun. With the advent of electric dehydrators, things have become pretty much easier as well as hygienically safe. [easyazon_link asin="B00CXLMRKU" locale="US" new_window="default" nofollow="default" tag="trinitysphere-20" add_to_cart="default" cloaking="default" localization="default" popups="default"]Eastman Outdoors 38254 Food Dehydrator [/easyazon_link] is one such modern age electric dehydrator ideally apt for drying various sorts of fruits, vegetables, and meat products.
With 245 watts of drying power, this 4-tray electric food dehydrator is equipped with adjustable thermostat with temperature ranging from 90 to 160 degrees F.
The dehydrator has pretty decent drying capacity in the form of 4 stackable trays that are about an inch thick each. The device is easy and safe to use and offers quieter operations with appropriate fan circulation for optimum drying at the set temperature.
With all the 4 trays and cover being dishwasher safe, cleaning of the device is an easy breezy task. Being just 7.6 pounds in weight with dimensions of 14.2 x 14.2 x 10.2 inches, the device offers easy storage as well as usage and is light and easy to move around.
If you want to enjoy the pleasures of a Do-it-Yourself lifestyle, I bet, Eastman Outdoors 38254 Food Dehydrator electric dehydrator would be the ideal choice for drying and making your own jerky and other dried food products. Being lightweight and compact, the device offers full portability and works with just a push of a button. All in all, a hassle free device that lets you dry your food items maintaining hygiene, thereby increasing shelf life for storage purposes.
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