How Do You Dehydrate Food With A Magic Chef Dehydrator?
Food dehydration is one of the oldest forms of food preservation. Whereas decades ago food was dehydrated with a lot of salt and sunlight, today we are fortunate to have the food dehydrator. The Magic Chef food dehydrator is fun and easy to use. Just follow these simple instructions and soon your pantry and freezer will be filled with delicious and nutritious dried fruits, nuts, veggies and meats. Clean your dehydrator thoroughly. Unplug it. Wash the trays and the cover in warm water and soap. Wipe the base with a damp cloth (do not immerse it in water). Preheat your dehydrator for 5 to 10 minutes before you place your food in the dehydrator. Slice, chop or shred your food. Pieces should be no thinner than 1/4-inch and no thicker than 3/4-inch. Vegetables: Prepare all vegetables by blanching them. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil and drop your vegetables in. Allow them to boil for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove them and quickly plunge them into a bowl of ice water. When they are c