If you’re one of those kitchen-freaks that just love experimenting with new foods and recipes, you are going to love the L’Equip FilterPro Food Dehydrator!
Why should you dehydrate your food?
There are plenty of good reasons. First of all, you will be able to preserve your food for longer without worrying when it’s going to turn into an uneatable mush. The dried food will retain nearly all (90%) of its nutrients, perfectly preserved and ready for a later consumption. When you wish to do so, you can always re-hydrate it and the food will be as fresh as new. You’ve got some leftovers? You can simply dehydrate them and they can be served as a delicious meal even several days later!
Alright, so how does the L’Equip FilterPro Food Dehydrator work?
This L’Equip FilterPro Dehydrator comes with 6 square-shaped trays (of which 2 are slightly larger) that can be expandable up to 20 trays. Of course, you have to buy these separately and stack them on top one another. The trays cover a total drying area of 7.2 square feet, which is more than enough space to satisfy even the biggest requirements. Most people prefer square-shaped trays to circular ones because of the better space utilization. They can also be easily removed for cleaning and maintenance.
The 530W motor fan is mounted at the bottom of the dehydrator, sending the heat flow vertically upwards through the trays and drying the food evenly and efficiently.
A sensitive, integrated micro-processor is responsible for regulating and adjusting the temperature every 10 seconds and ensuring the drying process always goes as planned!
How is the ‘FilterPro’ model different from other L’Equip dehydrators?
The answer is hidden within the name itself. FilterPro model features a unique filtration system which first filters the air and then heats it and sends it vertically upwards through the trays. This ensures a top quality dried food for you and your family.
A built-in thermostat is great for setting the desired temperature (from 95 to 155 degrees Fahrenheit) and the sensitive micro-processor will make sure the temperature always stays the same. This model also has a timer! If you already know how long you have to dry your food at a certain temperature, you can just ‘set it and forget it’. It is always advisable, however, that you check the dehydrator every now and then, despite the timer.
How long does the drying process last? This depends on the food you’re drying and the temperature settings. However, it typically lasts a couple of hours for the dehydrator to completely extract the moisture from the food.
Luckily, L’Equip FilterPro Food Dehydrator is extremely energy efficient and won’t significantly contribute to your electric bill.
If you are planning on buying one of these, be sure to find an appropriate place for it first. Food dehydrators can demand a lot of space, especially if you buy additional trays.