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Dehydrator

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Sharron

Sharron Report 2 Jan 2018 20:56

Looking at the Lakeland sale I see they have a dehydrator quite substantially reduced.

I have heard about dehydrators but not very much, Dame Kelly Holmes who is,I think, a vegan, prepared a whole meal with one on 'Come Dine With Me'.

The fact that they are in the sale does make me wonder if it worth having one but think it might be a way to utilize more of what is in the garden.

Has anybody else used one? Is it worth me investing in one?

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 2 Jan 2018 21:29


I hadn't heard of these so googled 'what does a dehydrator do?' And there were some interesting articles about the pros and cons. One from The messy baker was informative.

I wouldn't buy one but you are more into self sufficiency so it might be worthwhile having one

Lizxx

Sharron

Sharron Report 2 Jan 2018 22:44

I call it 'hand knitted lentils!".

Anyway, I have ordered one as I feel that, at a 50% discount, I can mes about with it and, if it is useless, I have only lost that much.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 3 Jan 2018 19:12

Like Liz, I'd never heard of a dehydrator, so used the mastery of Google!

Hmmm 'fruit leather........ :-S

bob

bob Report 3 Jan 2018 19:16

Given the price of sun dried tomatoes it may be worth buying one. Store them in olive oil, should last for ages.

Sharron

Sharron Report 3 Jan 2018 19:24

I have never used a sun dried tomato. I am more a spud and cabbage kind of cook.

Kay????

Kay???? Report 3 Jan 2018 20:31


A woman at our allotment uses one for all sorts of her grown stuffs,

she does lots of tomatoes,,,,,and lots of fruit which she uses along with fresh in her booze fueled pot and lets it ferment.
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she swears by hers.

I did have a go with one at an local archive fun day ,a banana ended up like poly beads. :-D :-D :-D.

Sharron

Sharron Report 3 Jan 2018 20:36

Fred's mate is getting too damned good at growing so it will be something interesting to play with.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 3 Jan 2018 20:45

I do know somebody who has one and she thinks it is great, however I have not tried anything she has dehydrated as it is her mum who told me about it.

Allan

Allan Report 3 Jan 2018 21:52

I used one to dehydrate water for a camping trip. It save space and was very light. Better than lugging bottles of water around! :-D :-D :-D

Kay????

Kay???? Report 3 Jan 2018 22:00

:-D :-D :-D :-D,

Caroline

Caroline Report 3 Jan 2018 23:10

:-D

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 3 Jan 2018 23:13

:-D :-D :-D

Sharron

Sharron Report 4 Jan 2018 12:36

Bugger, and I have ordered it too!