If you are just starting out with food drying – either you simply want to experiment with the process or you want to preserve extra food from your garden, then perhaps you should consider getting an economy-sized dehydrator machine.
The Excalibur 4-Tray Dehydrator is a great choice for small-scale drying and for those who are yet to try drying foods.
This dehydrator excalibur machine makes use of a small, built-in fan to dry your food.
Under very low temperatures, the Excalibur 4 tray dehydrator will remove the water and moisture from the food, be it meat, vegetables or fruit.
Unlike other food preservation processes, food drying retains the essential vitamins and minerals in your foods, thus making them essentially a much healthier choice.
What Are Its Features?
The Excalibur 2400 Dehydrator comes with its own 4-inch fan, 220 watts and also has its own adjustable thermostat.
With it its own thermostat, it takes the guesswork out of drying since different foods need to be dried at different temperatures. It’s also quite easy to use.
You simply need to plug in the machine and let the food drying begin.
While some might find it bothersome that this dehydrator machine is a plug and play model, it actually makes it quite easy to operate. And while most food drying machines can be quite loud – both industrial and economic-sized ones – the Dehydrator is one of the quieter models around.
Can It Keep Up With My Needs?
As an economic-sized model, the Excalibur 2400 Dehydrator takes up only 4 square feet of space.
The dimensions of this dehydrator machine come in at only 6 and 1/2″H x 13″W x 16 and 1/4″D and weighs less than 10 pounds.
Definitely small and lightweight enough to fit inside your home.
There’s no need to worry that this food drying machine will be too small.
This baby provides you with more than enough ample drying space with its 4, easy-to-clean poly screen tray inserts.
The tray inserts of the Excalibur 2400 model allows air to circulate around the food, ensuring that the drying will be even all throughout. And since the tray inserts are made of poly screen, it also ensures you that your food won’t start sticking to your tray.
Don’t worry that its small size won’t be enough to suit your needs. It is definitely more than enough to help you preserve any extras from your garden.
You won’t ever need to worry that your fresh produce will spoil before you get to eat them. Simply turn your extra strawberries into yummy dried fruit!
Not only that, you can also use this machine to create other dried foods from other things such as yogurts and spreads.
Perfect for someone who’s into dried food diet. While it is remarkably small in size, it can actually dry up to 4 pounds of apples.
That’s more than enough for the personal consumption of a small family with up to 4 members.
The Excalibur 2400 Dehydrator is well-suited for small batches of food and is certainly more than perfect for one’s personal use.