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

Going Big: Five Reasons to Own a Large Home Freeze Dryer

For many families, Harvest Right's standard or small freeze dryer is just the right size for their needs. However, our large freeze dryer is a perfect fit for these common situations: Preserving food for big families Preserving the harvest from expansive gardens Implementing a comprehensive long-term food security plan Sharing food with others in need

By | February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Rehydrating Freeze Dried Fruits and Vegetables

This time of year many of us reevaluate our eating habits and make renewed resolutions to health and weight loss goals. Incorporating freeze dried fruits and vegetables into your plan can help you achieve those goals by reducing the time and money it takes to eat a healthy diet. Plus, as the winter months stretch

By | January 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Rehydrating Freeze Dried Dairy

Freeze-dried dairy products are some of the most versatile ingredients you can have in your pantry. Dairy is not only easy to freeze dry, it's easy to rehydrate and use in recipes. For example, yogurt is high in protein, so adding it to your breakfast oatmeal adds to the nutritional content. Yogurt drops are a

By | December 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Is a Smaller Home Freeze Dryer for You?

Did you know Harvest Right offers three sizes of freeze dryers? Our smallest version is a compact 16.5" wide, 25" tall and 18.5" deep. Freeze drying technology is superior in every way to other methods of food preservation, but until recently freeze dryers were enormous, expensive machines that were only built for commercial purposes. Harvest

By | December 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Saving Your Leftover Thanksgiving Pies

Did you, like many of us, make or buy too many pies for Thanksgiving? Have you eaten and sampled and re-eaten until you don’t want to eat that pie again for another year? Well, before you toss them out, how about freeze drying some of those leftover desserts? We simply took the extra pies: razzleberry,

By | November 28th, 2016|3 Comments

Saving Thanksgiving Dinner

This week is Thanksgiving and it seems almost everyone will be making so many of the delicious foods they love to eat. But, sometimes there's so much food leftover from Thanksgiving dinner that it would require the local National Guard to polish it off. However, if you have a freeze dryer, you can save all

By | November 21st, 2016|4 Comments

Freeze Drying Process from Beginning to End

Do you want to see the freeze drying process from beginning to end; from freeze drying to packaging to rehydrating? Our new video shows Jackie prepping raspberries, apples, ice cream sandwiches, scalloped potatoes, and ham for the freeze dryer. She also shows how to properly package the food and the steps to quickly rehydrate a delicious dinner.

By | September 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Freeze Drying the Harvest

Hard to believe, but it's harvest time once again. This is actually one of our favorite times of the year. The heat is starting to break, the garden is going crazy with a finale of more vegetables than we can eat in a week, and we get to share that bounty with friends and neighbors.

By | August 19th, 2016|1 Comment

Freeze Drying Bread

There are so many good reasons to freeze dry bread. If you don't have a large family, that loaf of bread will probably go bad before you can finish it. Or, you buy a delicious loaf of fresh French bread but you don't need to eat it all - even though you really want to.

By | July 19th, 2016|0 Comments