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Moisture Absorbers vs Oxygen Absorbers:
This is one of the most confusing parts of food dehydrating.
- Do I need to use them?
- Which one do I use?
- What size? What kind? What brand?
Learning why to use moisture absorbers/desiccant packs/silica gel packs versus when to use oxygen absorbers is important to proper storage of dehydrated goods.
And while many like to push the use of oxygen absorbers in storing dehydrated products, they really aren’t necessary for most uses.
And if you want to learn more about storing dehydrated goods, you can read this article how to store dehydrated goods (the download is also available on that post, but you can go ahead and grab it now!
Desiccant vs O2 absorber size chart
While the next few days are going to bring you the most helpful posts and tips for getting started with dehydrating, if you’re eager to get a jump on some dehydrating projects, visit one of these most popular on The Purposeful Pantry:
- DIY ‘Sun-dried’ tomatoes
- 8 Ways to Dehydrate Zucchini
- Dehydrate Marshmallows (yes, it’s a thing and it is marvelous! – Great for Christmas gifts, too!)
- Meal in a Jar recipe – Taco soup (and I have a video in that post showing you how I make it on the stove top!)
- 25+ Ways to Use Tomato Powder
- Pumpkin Everything – if you’re like me, pumpkin is eaten year-round, and here’s how I do it!
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Dehydrating Tips and Tricks – a Facebook group dedicated specifically to dehydrating.