Use Latex Gloves
Keep Germs at Bay!
Use Latex Gloves when handling your dehydrated foods, because there's
no point in ruining your dehydrated fruits and veggies with 'dirty'
hands ... it's easy to keep your germs all to yourself by simply slipping on a pair of latex gloves ... and you're good to go!
And there's no need to throw them away after just one use, see my comment at the bottom of the page!
Slip On A Pair!
It takes no time at all to slip on a
pair of gloves ... no, not those boxing gloves ... but a pair of these
latex gloves – check out the photo! These are a pack of 50 which are from Target stores.
If you want larger quantities, check out Amazon.com for good deals, more about that coming up.
I Know It's NOT Surgical Work We're Doing ...
I Know It's NOT
We're Doing ...
I use the vinyl variety all the time, but not because I'm allergic to
latex, but because there's no white powdery-stuff left on your hands ... nice
The gloves shown are actually vinyl and do not have powder in them and I highly recommend them.
I order mine from good old Amazon – from various Amazon vendors, so do your due diligence. They come in packs of 100. Should last a long time!
What I have noticed while wearing them is it makes it much easier
to smooth out frozen peas or corn on your dehydrator tray's mesh
sheets. The warmth of your hands don't melt the peas or corn as fast
because you're wearing them and it provides a barrier which slows down
the heat transference! Heck, that sounds too scientific, but you know what I mean ... And this means no more peas and corn stuck to your bare hands! It's very easy to break up clumps too when you wear them.
Disposable Latex Gloves
Size Large, 100 ct.
Safetouch Powder Free
Size Medium, 100 ct.
Hang 'em Out To Dry!
When I've finished using them, I'll wash them while I'm wearing
them, and then let them air dry on the dish drainer, so I can use them
Waste not, want not ...
as the old saying goes!
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Storing Dehydrated Food
Mar 24, 17 08:09 AM
Michelle has mushy cat food! Ugh. Nesco or Excalibur dehydrators can fix it to get rid of excess moisture. Check them out!
Mar 14, 17 10:27 AM
Skye, in Australia, wants to know if you have to use Mylar bags for long-term food storage. Read more here.
Feb 15, 17 03:58 PM
Find out just how long I think long-term is and why another alternative isn't such a bad idea! See page 32 FAQ.
Feb 15, 17 03:56 PM
JJ wants to know if Mylar bags can be used for stowing food instead of Mason jars - also can she use reusable canning lids - read more here on page 32 FAQ.
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