Sometimes articles about dehydrating food make it sound way too complicated! Drying food is one of the oldest ways of preserving it, and you know they didn't have electric, fan forced, enclosed for safety and nutrition dehydrators a thousand years ago. They didn't even have them a hundred years ago... so what are people thinking, to create charts and thermometers and expensive dehydrators to ensure the food is dried properly?
Anyway, here's a piece that's a little more low key:
Simple Dehydrators and Other Ways to Dry Food