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Looking for the best food dehydrator for jerky? Compare side by side, read about features, PROs & CONs and other must-know topics in our reviews!
If you want to prepare jerky, but don't have any idea how to start, here are some of the best homemade jerky recipes dehydrator you can try at home.
Want to find out what is the best cut of meat for jerky? We will teach you how to choose the best jerky cuts.
Preparing homemade oven beef jerky may look challenging and impossible until you try it. With these simple tricks and guidelines you can do it too!
This is a detailed guide on everything about how to make beef jerky with a dehydrator at your home. We’ll take you through the ingredients, the preparation procedures, and the safety precautions involved.
Here, you’ll find everything that you need to know on how to buy and pick a food dehydrator or how to build a DIY homemade dehydrator, how to use it, features that you should never go without and other nice-to-have additions plus a lot of individual reviews and comparisons accompanied by recipes and how to guides that will make the process of selecting and using the dehydrator very simple and straight forward.
What makes purchasing a dehydrator so hard is the sheer differences that different models portray in terms of operations; electric vs solar, fan vs fanless, fan positioning (rear, top-mounted, and bottom-mounted), horizontal vs vertical airflow and construction materials and design; steel vs. plastic, round vs. square.
If these are some of the hurdles that make choosing the best dehydrator for your needs so hard, this section will make it lots easier.
The search for the best commercial food dehydrator is at its highest peak thanks to the increasing awareness about the benefits of food dehydration.
Don't know how to use your new food dehydrator? We have listed here the top 10 useful tips everyone should follow on how to use a food dehydrator at home!
What makes Excalibur dehydrators worth going for? We review and compare top 6 models to find out the best Excalibur dehydrator for your needs.
Here is top 20 list of the best apples to dehydrate at home for the sweetest apple chips. Read here to find out what kind of apples are best for dehydrating that you can buy right now from your local store
Read this article and learn 6 methods of how to build a DIY dehydrator at home, two types, solar and diy electric food dehydrator.
Dehydrated fruits are nutritious and healthy although they lose a few of their nutrients. Lear how to dehydrate fruit the easy way.
Ever wondered what is the oldest method of food preservation and how it all started? Jump aboard this article for a complete history of food preservation timeline!
Read here and pick one of our four methods on how to dehydrate bananas for the best dehydrated banana chips and fruit leather banana step-by-step.
You could ask, "What is the best vacuum sealer?" We’ve answered this in detail in this section of the site along side with best practices and how to guides. But some of the guiding factors that we pay close attention to include the construction materials and design, size and capacity, chamber vs external sealers
Learn how to organize your freezer and how to use a vacuum sealer to keep your food fresh for a longer period of time and make more space for your needs.
How to vacuum seal without a vacuum sealer? Don't own a vacuum sealer? No problem. Use this simple and easy hack to seal your foods ...
If you’ve scoured the available online resources, you’ll affirm that buying a the best meat grinder isn’t easy. But that’s why we’ve added this section, where we are reviewing the best ones and compare them against each other plus a few how-to articles
One of the easiest things to do is grinding your own meat. Grinding your own meat provides better hotdogs, sausages, and better burgers while saving you $$$
Making sausage with meat grinder: Do you think that making fresh sausage can only be done by professionals? See our detailed 10 steps guide
Searching for the best meat slicer for your home? In the past you could only find commercials ones used in grocery stores and supermarkets but todays meat slicers are an essential kitchen appliance universally found in most modern household kitchens. There are a lot of models available on the market so in this section we take a look at the top ones and also we've added a few useful guides.
Read our in-depth reviews of the best meat slicer for jerky, electric and manual before buying one. Here is an all-inclusive list of the top 10 jerky slicers reviewed and compared plus a complete buying guide!
When meat is cut against the grain, it gets a smooth texture and tenderness. Learn here how to cut meat against the grain for the perfect meat slice.
In a market that offers a variety of great ovens but also models that you need to steer clear of, what is the best countertop convection oven to buy? We are answering this question in this section of the site and we also giving you some useful guides like differences between Convection vs Conventional vs Microwave Ovens and some other useful information.
You can use your convection oven to cook pretty much anything! Here are a few tips and FAQs and best practices.
In this article, we will touch on the differences and similarities of a convection oven, conventional oven, and microwave oven. Pros and cons of each.