Excalibur Food Dehydrator – 5 Tray Dehydrator Tested – Ultimate Home Jerky Machine

Excalibur-5-Tray-DehydratorWhen cooking is a desirable element for an individual or family, one item that might be missing from the kitchen is a dehydrator. A dehydrator allows an individual to remove the moisture from food, which not only ensures the food lasts longer but it makes it possible to use the dehydrated food in trail mixes and a wide variety of other foods as well. The Excalibur Excalibur 5 Tray Dehydrator with Timer offers five tray compartments with a total of eight square feet of drying space. It also has a built in on and off switch along with the ability to adjust 26 hours of cooking time, so it is possible for an individual to cook while at work or sleeping.
The Excalibur Excalibur 5 Tray Dehydrator with Timer has desirable reviews, as it averages out 4.6 stars out of 5, and 17 of the 24 different reviewers gave it the full five stars.

Janet Smith, who rated the device five stars stated, “Love this dehydrator. We have used it almost daily since receiving it. Haven’t had a bit of trouble and the food seems to dehydrate quickly and evenly.” BlueArmada, who rating it five stars said “I bought this for my husband, and he loves it. He likes the fact that you can change settings to match the food that your drying,” while Wendy Hendrix said “I ordered this for my husband and he loves it. He’s tried everything from pears to fish and says it works great.”

The equipment is small and easy to use. It takes up very little space but is able to offer eight square feet of drying capabilities. It also has a power switch, so an individual can turn off the equipment whenever they desire, and not to mention it also has a 26 hour cooking time, so a user is able to adjust the temperature and set it to dry even while the user goes to work or is sleeping. This way, the user doesn’t have to be around all the time to utilize the equipment.
The biggest con is that it does not have a clear cover so a user is not able to see inside of the device. For many devices, it is possible to monitor the progress without opening it. For this, it is just bet to following the cooking instructions and refrain from opening the equipment.
For anyone who enjoys drying food, extending the life of their food products and simply transform their food into jerky or trail mix, the Excalibur is an excellent option available to them.

Other resources:

Dehydrator Recipes
Drying food without a dehydrator

Other methods

Bed dryers
Drum drying
Freeze Drying
Shelf dryers