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Old 09-29-2008, 04:02 PM   #1
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cross-"contaminating" a food dehydrator

I borrowed a friend's food dehydrator to preserve some pears. I would also like to dehydrate my serrano peppers, but I am afraid that it will make the next thing she dehydrates hot. If I dry the peppers whole do you think that would be a problem?



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Old 09-29-2008, 05:06 PM   #2
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new to the process myself. i don't see why it would. you wash the trays between doing different stuff. that should take care of it.


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Old 09-29-2008, 05:55 PM   #3
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There won't be a problem. I dry fruits, peppers, herbs and just wash the trays in between. I've never noticed any cross-taste at all.

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Old 09-29-2008, 11:30 PM   #4
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I have to go along with the - if you wash the trays with soap and water between batches of "whatever" you should not have a problem.
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