If you’re in the market for food dehydrator, you are going to go through some of the top models from which you have to choose. But there are some educational points that we should touch upon before we actually start to compare products. First of all, $200 for a food dehydrator is not out of the question but you don’t need to spend that if you don’t want to. You’ll probably get what you pay for but doing your homework ahead of time is always a good idea.
A lot depends on what kinds of food you’re going to be putting in that dehydrator. Some people opt for the – rather than one big huge bulky dehydrator – two smaller and cheaper models of dehydrators for sale. How many times does this boil down to taste and need? That’s probably which you are going to find here. The need part comes in when you’re discussing varying dehydrating times for vegetables versus meats. Whereas it may occur to one person that having two smaller machines it is a bit redundant, it does actually kind of make pretty good sense.
Somewhere in the realm of 500 to 1000 watts of power and between 12 and 24 trays should do you just fine. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you have not been doing your research. Go do your homework and come back later. If you buy too big of a food dehydrator that has insufficient wattage, the contents will not fully dry out. Hopefully, as you view some of the better food dehydrators, these tips may come to mind and help you with your decision. Rather than buying expensive dehydrated meats, fruits and vegetables… Take it upon yourself to spend a little bit of money, which you will theoretically ‘make back’ in no time, and do which yourself. Dried fruits and meats are especially handy and delicious around the holidays.
Dehydrators for sale – The right machine for the right job
We’ll start out with the Nesco Food & Jerky Dehydrator. This unit can be found for approximately $80.00 retail or around $60.00 on sale and it dries anything from fruit, herbs, vegetables, granola and my favorite; jerky. Yum. What makes this machine so special is its patented pressurized hot air system.
Of course there’s the good old fashioned reliable FD600 Electric Food Dehydrator. This is a nice, convenient machine made back when they were simple; and is still one of the best out there. Its “back to basics” theme is much appreciated by dehydrated food aficionados. Jerky and fruits turn out absolutely beautifully. Remember the discussion about trays from earlier? This machine holds up to nine drying trays so what falls within the category we discussed. This unit is based on the circulation of beer and heat. Retail $67.00, with a sale price of $48.00.
Dehydrators for sale – Room for one more?
Both of those were in the affordable range so I wanted to discuss a truly top of the line, expensive model. The Nesco FD-1020 Gardenmaster Digital-1000W-4 Tray Food Dehydrator. The name pretty much says it all. Retail $160, sale price $123. Happy searching for dehydrators for sale!