Dehydrating as a form of food preservation has been around since the beginning of time. As with all the other methods of preserving food there are advantages and disadvantages, and some things do very well. Others, not so much. I really don't think that any one method is the 'best' way to preserve and store food. I personally use a combination of all of them. There are some things that do better with each method, and that sometimes depends on what the end use is going to be. What Can You Dehydrate? My dehydrator runs pretty steadily through the summer with