Freeze Drying Bone Broth

Though it's something of a trend now, bone broth has been a staple in traditional diets for ages. Bone broth is a stock made from simmering chicken, turkey, lamb or beef bones with vegetables such as celery, onions, tomatoes, garlic and herbs for hours - often overnight. The long simmer purportedly releases nutrients that can

By | 2017-11-13T09:26:10+00:00 November 13th, 2017|0 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

Freeze Drying Turkey with Stacy Lyn Harris

Cookbook author, gardener, mother of seven, sustainability expert, and guest chef Stacy Lyn Harris is a big advocate for home freeze drying because it helps her family stay prepared for emergencies and keeps her pantry stocked with healthy meals. This summer and fall, Stacy Lyn’s sustainability and gardening tips are highlighted in cooking and gardening

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:39+00:00 August 30th, 2017|1 Comment

Freeze-dried and Rehydrated Pulled Pork

Greg at Ballistic BBQ has done it again. In May we shared Greg's video of freeze drying raw ground beef, chiles, cheese, and onion rings. Then he rehydrated the ingredients to make his New Mexico inspired cheeseburger. Yum! You can see that post, here. This time, Greg's doing pulled pork. He took pork

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:39+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Meet Stacy Lyn Harris

Stacy Lyn Harris is an author, speaker, gardener, mother of seven, sustainability expert, and guest chef on broadcast and cable television. Her two popular cookbooks, Stacy Lyn’s Harvest Cookbook and Tracking the Outdoors In, feature hearty, healthy family-oriented meals made from local ingredients. This summer and fall, Stacy Lyn is doing cooking and gardening segments

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:42+00:00 July 18th, 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 | 2017-10-19T02:58:44+00:00 June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze-dried and Rehydrated Cheeseburger

Want to see something really cool? Watch as one of our customers freeze dries and rehydrates raw ground beef, chiles, cheese, and onion rings. You would never guess that his New Mexico inspired cheeseburger had been made with freeze-dried ingredients!        

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:45+00:00 May 15th, 2017|0 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 | 2017-10-19T02:58:48+00:00 April 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Celebrate National Meatball Day the Healthy Way

Well what do you know? National Meatball Day falls right in the middle of National Nutrition Month. And who doesn't love meatballs? Meatballs done the old school way can be full of fat, salt and sugar. However, meatballs done right are high in protein, full of flavor, and can be part of a healthy diet.

By | 2017-03-17T13:47:24+00:00 March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Cooking for One

If you're a one person household, cooking can be tricky. While other shoppers get excited about economies of scale, and grocery stores aim to sell family-sized packages and bundles of everything, single cooks are in a never-ending battle with food (and money) waste. The game changes, however, when you have a home freeze dryer. With

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:51+00:00 January 16th, 2017|2 Comments