How to Store Freeze Dried Food

Freeze dried food can be stored for up to 25 years! Its longevity depends on how you store it, however. Here are some tips for properly storing freeze dried food so they're fresh and ready when you need them: Make Sure It's Dry When you remove your food from the freeze dryer, break a large

By | June 23rd, 2017|5 Comments

Getting to Know Types of Freeze Dried Food

Most foods can be freeze dried, and many taste delicious even without being rehydrated. Each food group is unique, and with a few tips you'll be freeze drying all your favorite foods and staples like a pro. Freeze Drying Meat   Freeze dried meat is revolutionary. Meat is easy to freeze dry, easy to rehydrate,

By | May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

What Kind of Food Can I Freeze Dry?

If you're new to freeze drying at home or are considering if a home freeze dryer would be useful, you might be wondering what kinds of foods you can freeze dry. We love experimenting, and so do our customers, so there's no shortage of information on the subject.   Freeze Dry It The short answer

By | May 22nd, 2017|7 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 | May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

Are you on the fence about purchasing a freeze dryer? Here is a review from one of our customers that may help you decide. It's a little long, but very informational, and well worth the read. It even includes a few tips for the beginner. Read the full review here: “In this review I cover what you get

By | May 8th, 2017|1 Comment

Rehydrating Freeze Dried Full Meals, Breads and Cakes

Harvest Right freeze dryers make it easy to freeze dry full meals, even in one cycle. You can place different foods on separate trays (or on the same tray) and there won't be any flavor transference (foods with strong flavors/scents such as onions, garlic, and jalapeños may have some flavor transfer and may be an exception

By | December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Freeze Drying Asparagus

Let's talk about asparagus. If you're going to freeze dry one vegetable, asparagus is a good choice. Besides all of the usual vitamins, asparagus also contains chromium - a trace mineral that helps regulate blood sugar. Asparagus is also extremely high in fiber and can help reduce water retention. Asparagus comes in giant bundles that always seem

By | June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Freeze Drying Bananas

  Bananas are universally loved - but they have a short shelf life. However, if you have a home freeze dryer you can take advantage of sales or even salvage this universally loved fruit before it over-ripens. Bananas are high in fiber and potassium and are a healthy source of carbohydrates. Studies also suggest that

By | June 2nd, 2016|5 Comments

How to Package Freeze-dried Food So It Keeps For 25 Years

 Whether you are putting together long-term food storage or simply want to have garden-fresh fruits and vegetables all winter long, the key to successfully preserving food is proper packaging. After all, all the freeze-drying in the world won’t do you much good if your food is improperly stored in containers and packaging that don’t preserve

By | March 8th, 2016|22 Comments

Tips for Storing and Sending Freeze-Dried Food

Freeze-dried food is much lighter than normal food. It generally retains its original shape, but because all the moisture is removed, it's practically weightless, which makes it easy to transport in an emergency and also simple to mail for dirt cheap. Freeze-dried food is also resistant to spoiling, but it can still go bad if

By | March 2nd, 2016|9 Comments