Win $2,000 Toward a Freeze Dryer Call Us Today! 1-800-700-5508

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 | January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Dried Flowers for Holiday Centerpieces and Gifts

Did you know you can freeze dry flowers? It's true! Freeze dried flowers hold their color, shape and texture, making freeze drying the perfect application for preserving special occasion flowers, like flowers from a bridal bouquet. However, sending bouquets to a commercial freeze drying operation can cost hundreds of dollars. When you have your own

By | November 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

What Are You Feeding Your Dog?

We've had such a great response to our conversations about freeze drying pet food that we've asked our friends at Breeder Retriever to be our guest bloggers today: When you pour dog chow into your pet's bowl, do you wonder what's really in those little brown pellets? Processed dog food from big-name brands can contain

By | August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Freeze Dried Quick Meal: Salmon with Pesto

Salmon with pesto sauce is one of the best things you can make for a nice, Sunday dinner and then easily freeze dry leftovers for your next camping trip or for use during an emergency. Salmon is so good for you - it's high in omega-3 fatty acids. Pesto sauce is made from basil, pine nuts,

By | July 21st, 2016|0 Comments

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

Freeze-Dried Garden Seeds

Recently, the head engineer at Harvest Right wondered what would happen if he freeze-dried seeds. Would they germinate? He freeze dried 10 different types of vegetable seeds, started them under grow lights inside his home, then transplanted them in a Garden Right geodesic dome greenhouse. It worked! Every single one of the seeds germinated – but

By | May 16th, 2016|2 Comments

Freeze Dried Dog and Cat Food

As skin allergies reach weirdly epidemic proportions in the pet population, many owners have been forced to start making their own dog and cat food. Some have turned to making their own pet food because they like sourcing local ingredients, having a way to use leftovers, and having the peace of mind that they know exactly

By | April 18th, 2016|3 Comments

Freeze Dried Dog and Cat Snacks

More and more people are feeding their pets freeze dried snacks. Dogs and cats both love the flavor and texture of freeze dried turkey, chicken and beef. Pet owners who have furry friends with skin allergies are turning to freeze dried meats and vegetables as source of limited ingredient treats. These snacks are so much better for your

By | April 11th, 2016|3 Comments

5 Most Popular Foods to Forage

Wherever you live, it's likely that the natural habitat around your home has plenty of wild-growing food just waiting for harvesting. Here are some foods easily forage: Flowers Pollen can sometimes detract from the taste of wildflowers, and may even trigger an allergic reaction in some people. Consider removing the pistils and stamens leaving only

By | April 4th, 2016|2 Comments

How Much Energy Does Freeze-Drying Use?

Freeze drying four trays of food in a Harvest Right freeze dryer takes between 24 and 36 hours. You can freeze dry about 6-10 pounds of fresh food in each batch. One of the great benefits of freeze drying is that it can save you money by allowing you to buy food in bulk and preserve your

By | January 12th, 2016|24 Comments