Freeze Dried Grilled Cheese Croutons

Grilled cheese croutons fall into the "why didn't I think of that before?!" category. If you haven't tried this delicious new trend, you're in for a real treat. Grilled cheese croutons in soup add a creamy, savory layer of flavor and texture that boosts winter soup indulgence into the stratosphere. Grilled cheese croutons can be

By | 2017-12-14T13:16:06+00:00 December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Using Your Freeze Dryer to Make Holiday Meals Easier

Big Christmas meals and a plethora of holiday potlucks can leave even the most ardent cooks wiped out by New Year's Eve. The key to enjoying your holidays, including some well-deserved rest, is to get ahead of the game in the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. With a Harvest Right home freeze dryer you can

By | 2017-12-11T11:30:03+00:00 December 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Tips for Packing Freeze-Dried School Lunches

Packing a lunch for school can save money, give you greater control over what your kids are eating, and can help you manage food allergies. Young kids can't easily rehydrate food without hot water, but that doesn't mean you can't put your home freeze dryer to work for school lunches. Older kids may have access

By | 2017-11-29T11:54:06+00:00 November 29th, 2017|0 Comments

National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, timed perfectly to rain on your holiday goody parade, right? Actually, the diabetic eating guidelines are one of the healthiest and easiest eating plans you can follow, even if you don't have diabetes. All you have to do is eat small, healthy meals regularly throughout the day. Nearly 30

By | 2017-11-20T14:41:17+00:00 November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

National Stuffing Day

November 21st is National Stuffing Day, and just in time for Thanksgiving festivities. Stuffing is only second to chili in the competition for who has the best recipe. With plenty of regional influences on ingredients, stuffing can be a fun culinary experiment. Stuffing can also be freeze dried and easily rehydrated. Just spread a layer

By | 2017-11-20T14:47:45+00:00 November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

World Kindness Day

Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. - Henry Van Dyke November 13th is World Kindness Day, and it's a day we think worth celebrating and observing every month. We've written before about using your home freeze dryer

By | 2017-11-14T13:40:51+00:00 November 14th, 2017|2 Comments

Raise Your Hand if You’re Celebrating National Pizza Month!

It's everyone's favorite month! No, not December. It's National Pizza Month! Here are some fun facts: Americans eat 3 billion pizzas every year Kids between the ages of 3 and 11 say it's their favorite food Pepperoni is the preferred topping, with 251,770,000 pounds crowning pizzas every year, however.... People report loving unusual toppings on

By | 2017-10-30T10:45:31+00:00 October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Irma Victims Keep Going with Freeze Dried Food

Recently we received a letter from one of our customers in Florida, the Smith family. The Smiths had some flooding during Hurricane Matthew, but just days later when Hurricane Irma took a dramatic western hook, they lost nearly everything. Within 20 minutes of the nearby creek rising, it was at the door. The Smiths

By | 2017-11-05T19:40:04+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Drying Sweet Potatoes

The poor sweet potato. It's not pretty so it's often overlooked as the nutritional powerhouse that it is. Sweet potatoes are not only one of our favorite foods, dogs love them, kids love them, and they are the secret weapon of those in pursuit of weight loss without deprivation. Sure they're strangely misshapen, but are

By | 2017-10-24T00:27:51+00:00 October 20th, 2017|4 Comments

October is National Eat Better / Eat Together Month

October is National Eat Better / Eat Together Month, and we think both of those things sound like good ideas. With the holidays looming, getting a jump on a healthy eating plan and a strategy to navigate the upcoming feasts can help you stay on track. Eating together, whether it's as a family or as

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:35+00:00 October 13th, 2017|0 Comments