How to Dehydrate Food with an Air Fryer


Maybe you have used your air fryer to roast, bake, grill, broil, and yes, air fry. But did you know that it can even do more? With the right approach and the right type of air fryer, you can also start dehydrating food.

Before you start tossing food into your appliance and hoping for perfection, read over this list of what you need to know about how to dehydrate food in an air fryer and why you might want to give this a shot.

Why Dehydrate Your Food?

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There are a lot of good reasons to dehydrate your food. First and foremost, dehydrating food is a great way to preserve it.  When you remove the moisture from your food, it prevents bacteria growth and increases the food’s shelf life. Usually it is the water in a food product that holds harmful bacteria. The bacteria in that water is what makes the food go bad.


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