Freeze Drying Homemade Soup

We’ve still got a few more weeks of soup weather before we can switch to Spring salads. While you’re making winter soups, you may want to consider making an extra batch to start, or add to, an emergency food supply. Soup is comforting, and re-hydrating it with hot water brings it right back to its […]

5 Tips for Building an Emergency Food Plan

Record-breaking cold has been sweeping nearly every part of the country this month. Cold temperatures bring snow, ice, and winter emergencies. Most people don’t keep much food in their pantries, which causes panic at the grocery stores when weather warnings hit the airwaves. Worse, winter storms can cause food shortages and dangerous conditions for those […]

5 Ways to Simplify Kitchen Life in 2018

While New Year’s Resolutions may not be your thing, the idea of getting better with each passing year has a certain appeal. Being busy – too busy – can have negative consequences for health, personal goals, and relationships. Simplifying life in the kitchen – how you shop for, make, serve, and store food – can […]

Better Breakfasts with a Home Freeze Dryer

There are plenty of reasons why eating a healthy breakfast is important: Boosts your metabolism – good news for anyone trying to lose weight, especially those who have hit the dreaded middle age metabolism slow down. Helps keep blood sugar levels even throughout the day. Reduces risk of overeating later in the day. A healthy […]