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How to Store Freeze Dried Food

Freeze dried food can be stored for up to 25 years! Its longevity depends on how you store it, however. Here are some tips for properly storing freeze dried food so they're fresh and ready when you need them: Make Sure It's Dry When you remove your food from the freeze dryer, break a large

By | June 23rd, 2017|5 Comments

Starting a Business with Your Home Freeze Dryer

We've gotten a few notes lately from Harvest Right customers who used their home freeze dryer to start a business. Freeze-dried food is in high demand on the market for several reasons: People want portable, lightweight meals and snacks for travel, hiking and boating, and busy evenings Health-conscious individuals want quick meals with no additives

By | June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Summer Parties Made Easier

Summer is the season of burgers on the grill, corn fresh off the cob, spicy homemade salsa, creamy potato salad, and tangy lemonade. If you have a home freeze dryer, everyone's favorite party foods are easy to make ahead, and save for later if you make a little too much. Freeze Drying Fresh Ground Hamburger

By | June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Getting to Know Types of Freeze Dried Food

Most foods can be freeze dried, and many taste delicious even without being rehydrated. Each food group is unique, and with a few tips you'll be freeze drying all your favorite foods and staples like a pro. Freeze Drying Meat   Freeze dried meat is revolutionary. Meat is easy to freeze dry, easy to rehydrate,

By | May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

What Kind of Food Can I Freeze Dry?

If you're new to freeze drying at home or are considering if a home freeze dryer would be useful, you might be wondering what kinds of foods you can freeze dry. We love experimenting, and so do our customers, so there's no shortage of information on the subject.   Freeze Dry It The short answer

By | May 22nd, 2017|7 Comments

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Dave Update Days 7 – 10

On April 13th Dave Nelson began a 2200-mile trek on the Appalachian Trail. His journey began in the Springer Mountains of Georgia and will end in Maine. He’ll be walking for five to six months, carrying everything he needs in his backpack. Meet Dave and see what's in his pack here. Day 7: Left Dicks Creek

By | May 1st, 2017|2 Comments

Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Dave Update Days 1 – 6

On April 13th Dave Nelson began a 2200-mile trek on the Appalachian Trail. His journey began in the Springer Mountains of Georgia and will end in Maine. He’ll be walking for five to six months, carrying everything he needs in his backpack. See our introduction to Dave and see his packing list here. We're happy to

By | April 26th, 2017|1 Comment

Freeze Drying Food and Snacks for Your Pets

If you've got pets, having a home freeze dryer can help keep them well-fed and healthy, and can save you money. Recently we wrote about how to use your freeze dryer to make your own pet food, and so many of you responded that we thought we'd share more tips for using a freeze dryer

By | April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Meet Dave Nelson

Meet Dave Nelson, world traveler. On April 13th Dave began a 2200-mile trek on the Appalachian Trail. His journey began in the Springer Mountains of Georgia and will end in Maine. He'll be walking for five to six months, carrying everything he needs in his backpack. Dave is 36 years old and lives in Salt Lake

By | April 13th, 2017|2 Comments

Freeze Drying Easter Leftovers

Ham, spring vegetables and cream pies are the traditional staples of Easter dinner. If you're like most enthusiastic holiday cooks, you've made enough for an army. If you have a home freeze dryer, all that extra food can actually serve you well in the days ahead. Yes, you can even freeze dry the pie. Freeze

By | April 13th, 2017|0 Comments