Did Astronauts Really Eat Freeze-Dried Ice Cream?

When talking about freeze-dried food with someone, it usually isn’t very long before a question about freeze-dried ice cream comes up. Any space-loving kid can tell you the reason everyone has heard of freeze-dried ice cream is because astronauts love to eat it. Also known as astronaut ice cream or space ice cream, freeze-dried ice […]

Freeze Dried Treats For Your Valentine

Homemade goodies are so much better than anything that comes from the store. Forget expensive chocolate, surprise your Valentine this year with a stash of tempting freeze dried goodies that are as much fun to eat as they are to make. Need some inspiration? Here are crowd favorites, plus some healthy ideas in case your […]

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day – It’s Never Too Late to Celebrate

August 2nd of every year is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day. Did you miss it? Don’t worry, this is one holiday you can enjoy all year. Freeze dried ice cream sandwiches are probably everyone’s favorite treat when they start experimenting with their Harvest Right home freeze dryer. Whether you choose a full-fat brand or a […]

Fun with Freeze Dried Raspberries & Stacy Lyn Harris

Have you been enjoying our recent video clips by Stacy Lyn Harris? If you’re just joining the fun, cookbook author, gardener, mother of seven, sustainability expert, and guest chef Stacy Lyn Harris has been sharing her cooking and gardening segments on RFDTV’s Rural Heritage show on cable TV. Stacy Lyn is a big advocate of […]

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 […]

Delicious Desserts with Powdered Freeze Dried Ingredients

Lately we’ve been experimenting with adding powdered fruits to recipes for an added flavor boost. You can also add powdered ingredients to desserts for another layer of flavor and texture. For example, freeze-dried marshmallows are fun to eat alone, but they also add a creamy sweetness to melted chocolate or a crunchy texture to your […]

Freeze-Dried Flavorings

Freeze-dried flavorings are one of the best kept secrets in the home freeze drying world. The concept is simple: Freeze dry the natural source of any flavor (such as fruits, herbs or even your favorite coconut-flavored yogurt), grind the freeze-dried chunks into a powder, then use the powders to flavor frostings, fillings, batters, dressings or […]

Delicious Freeze-Dried Yogurt Drops

Freeze drying yogurt is not only easy – the result is delicious. We talked a bit about it in an earlier post, but thought we’d expand on the topic here. Yogurt is such a healthy food, especially if it’s low-fat and low (or no) sugar. Yogurt drops make a great snack for little ones because […]