View Full Version : I think I have a bad dehydrator~
01-02-2011, 10:45 PM
I think my dehydrator gets way too hot. I dehydrated some crackers that were ready in 3 hours flat and they were hot to the touch when they came out. I am very new about this RAW food thing, just on my Second day:) but it seems like it shouldn't get hot? It dosen't have a temperature gauge and its a Back to Basics brand if that helps. I am thinking of starting to dehydrate in the sun instead, would this be better? I can't afford a new dehydrator.
01-03-2011, 02:31 AM
Can you return it? It dries at 135 degrees. There is no temp gauge to change it on this model. http://www.dehydratorbook.com/back-to-basics-dehydrator.html
01-03-2011, 09:23 AM
No, I have had it for years.
01-04-2011, 02:49 AM
Hmmm. maybe less time? Not sure about that one. Sorry
01-04-2011, 10:29 AM
Thanks for your help! Should I avoid using it and would sun drying be an acceptable alternative?
I am awaiting my tax return so I can get a good blender and now a new dehydrator.
Raw Angel Mom
01-04-2011, 12:00 PM
I had one like this before, i used a digital thermometer to monitor the temperature and it was over 125°F, so i just donated to salvation army.
It should take longer to dehydrate.
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