Mini fridge food dehydrator


Instructables jamilks converted this old mini fridge into a food dehydrator, great for fruits, herbs, and other healthy snacks! A food dehydrator needs to be warm and breezy, and this how-to uses an old computer fan and hot plate to get the job done.

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  1. Dehydrating fatty (acidic) foods on galvanized metal will leech zinc into whatever you’re drying. A simple fix is to just put a sheet of Aluminum foil down first, and punch a lot of holes in it with a toothpick. Simple and safe, and makes cleanup easy.

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