Welcome! DehydratorLab.com is packed with buying guides and product reviews, informations and how-tos, tips and tricks, FAQs about food dehydrators, vacuum sealers, meat slicers and grinders, ovens and other small kitchen appliances and everything else you need to know in order to save and preserve your food for later.

While you could simply jump to any section that interests you, understanding what each section offers might make your search for the best kitchen appliance both stress-free and more fruitful.

In the light of this, here is our recommended way of navigating this site;

Jerky

A dedication to jerky lovers, this section has everything you need to know about making jerky like how to choose the best food dehydrator for making jerky, how-to guides and the best homemade jerky recipes.

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Food Dehydration

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.

Best Commercial Food Dehydrator in 2022 – Top 5 Models Reviewed and Compared

Best Commercial Food Dehydrator in 2022 – Top 5 Models Reviewed and Compared

The search for the best commercial food dehydrator is at its highest peak thanks to the increasing awareness about the benefits of food dehydration.

How To Use A Food Dehydrator – 10 Useful Tips For Beginners And Advanced Users.

How To Use A Food Dehydrator – 10 Useful Tips For Beginners And Advanced Users.

Don;t know how to use your new food dehydrator? You have come to the right place. We have listed here the top 10 useful tips everyone should follow when...

Best Excalibur Dehydrator – Top 6 Models Reviewed & Compared

Best Excalibur Dehydrator – Top 6 Models Reviewed & Compared

What makes Excalibur dehydrators worth going for? We review and compare top 6 models to find out the best Excalibur dehydrator for your needs.

What Are the Best Apples To Dehydrate At Home – 20 Variaties for the Best Apple Chips

What Are the Best Apples To Dehydrate At Home – 20 Variaties for the Best Apple Chips

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

DIY Dehydrator – 6 Methods of How to Build a Homemade Dehydrator,  Electric & Solar

DIY Dehydrator – 6 Methods of How to Build a Homemade Dehydrator, Electric & Solar

Read this article and learn 6 methods of how to build a DIY dehydrator at home, two types, solar and diy electric food dehydrator.

15 Best Fruits To Dehydrate At Home & How To

15 Best Fruits To Dehydrate At Home & How To

Dehydrated fruits are nutritious and healthy although they lose a few of their nutrients. Lear how to dehydrate fruit the easy way.

History Of Food Preservation Timeline – When Did People Start To Preserve Food?

History Of Food Preservation Timeline – When Did People Start To Preserve Food?

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!

How to Dehydrate Bananas for the Best Dehydrated Banana Chips – 4 Methods With & Without a Dehydrator

How to Dehydrate Bananas for the Best Dehydrated Banana Chips – 4 Methods With & Without a Dehydrator

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.

Stainless Steel vs. Plastic Dehydrator. Which Is The Best?

Stainless Steel vs. Plastic Dehydrator. Which Is The Best?

A hot topic in when picking the best food dehydration is the question of which to choose: stainless steel or plastic. We decide which is the best for you!

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Vacuum Sealers

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

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Meat Grinders

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

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Meat Slicers

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.

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Ovens

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.

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