5 Simple Steps for Dehydrating Food: 1. Foods need to be sliced thinly to about 1/4" 2. Food should not overlap when place on the trays 3. Trays need to be turned and rotated 4. When the food looks and feels dry to the touch remove it 5. To store place food in air-tight containers such as ziploc bags or jars
Summary: This 5 tray food dehydrator will save you time and money while making your eating habits healthier. Buy in bulk when fruits and vegetables are on sale or in season and lower priced and dehydrate them for later. They will keep for up to 3 months by drying them and sealing them in plastic. You get 5 interchangeable trays allowing for a variety of food preparations. The unit provides a convection air flow making for even drying of the food in the dehydrator. Quiet operation and a compact size that makes it easy to find a spot in the kitchen to use it. Included with this 125 watt dehydrator is an instructional booklet, recipes, and a 10 year limited warranty.