Close adult supervision must be provided when this appliance is used by or near children. Using attachments not recommended or sold by Deni/Keystone Manufacturing Co., Inc. may be hazardous. Do not operate the dehydrator on a non-heat resis- tant glass, or wood cooking surface or any tablecloth.
7100 Instructions sgle pg 6/18/01 9:46 AM Food Dehydrator BEFORE FIRST USE 1. Remove the base unit, 5 food trays, 2 tray liners (for making fruit leather), and 1 mesh tray (for drying finely chopped foods and herbs). 2. Wash trays, liners and cover in warm soapy water.
7100 Instructions sgle pg 6/18/01 9:46 AM PREPARING FOODS TO DRY Apples, pears, peaches and apricots are frequently pretreated to slow the loss of vitamins A and C and also to prevent browning. All fruits and vegetables should be thoroughly washed to remove dirt, bacteria and insect larvae.
TO KEEP WELL. Package your dried foods in freezer plastic bags, squeezing out as much air as possible. We recom- mend using one of the several models of Deni Freshlock® vacuum sealers or vacuum canisters. Store the plastic bags inside of airtight metal, plastic or glass containers. Storing foods in rigid containers without first putting them into freezer bags exposes the dried foods to air.
7100 Instructions sgle pg 6/18/01 9:46 AM REHYDRATING Foods which have been dehydrated can be rehydrated in water. It can be done in one of three ways: (1) Fruits and vegetables may be soaked in cold water for 2-6 hours in the refrigerator;...
7100 Instructions sgle pg 6/18/01 9:46 AM Food Dehydrator Pretreatment (optional) Below are listed several optional methods of pretreatment. You need not pretreat food in order to dry it. However, pre- treatment often makes food look better, increases the shelf life and can even enhance the nutritional value of some foods.
MAKING FRUIT LEATHER Fruit leathers, also called fruit taffies or fruit rolls, are easy to make in your Deni Food Dehydrator. Fruit leather is a perfect “take along” snack, high in energy and nutrition. Because fruit leather is made from a fresh fruit puree, a solid surface must be used for drying.
7100 Instructions sgle pg 6/18/01 9:46 AM DRYING VEGETABLES Vegetables dried at home require a little more effort in processing and storage than do fruits because they are low in acid and have little sugar. Some vegetables such as broccoli or asparagus have a poor quality when rehydrated, and are better frozen than dried.
7100 Instructions sgle pg 6/18/01 9:46 AM Food Dehydrator VEGETABLES THAT DRY BEST Vegetables Preparation and Pretreatment Beets Use small tender beets. Steam until almost tender. Slice thick. Carrots Peel, dice ” thick and steam or microwave blanch Corn Husk and remove silk, steam or microwave blanch;...
6/18/01 9:46 AM DRYING MEATS AND FISH Your Deni Food Dehydrator makes two types of dried meats or fish: JERKY- dried, marinated, raw meat or fish that is consumed without added water-and DRIED COOKED MEAT OR FISH that is cooked, cut into small pieces and dried.
Jerky made from fish with a high oil content will have an oily texture that is not moisture. Store in airtight containers, Deni Freshlock® canisters or cup water Freshlock vacuum sealed bags. The flavor remains longer when refrigerated.
Company, Inc. Page 16 ONE-YEAR WARRANTY Your Deni Food Dehydrator is warranted for one year from date of purchase or receipt against all defects in material and workmanship. Should your appliance prove defective within one year from date of purchase or receipt, return the unit, freight prepaid, along with an explanation of the claim to: Keystone Manufacturing Company, Inc., 33 Norris Street, Buffalo,...