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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

By | 2018-02-22T15:21:23+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Freeze Drying Chili

Chili is one of those meals we never get tired of, and we never get tired of experimenting with. In the winter we make thick, meaty, spicy chilis that are warming from the inside out. In spring, we lighten up our recipes - replacing ground beef, shredded turkey or cubed steak with vegetables such

By | 2018-02-15T12:13:20+00:00 February 12th, 2018|1 Comment

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 | 2017-12-15T08:45:08+00:00 December 14th, 2017|3 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

Freeze Dried Turkey Noodle Soup

Leftover Thanksgiving turkey makes wonderful turkey noodle soup. It never fails that the week after Thanksgiving you think you never want to see another turkey again. But by January...you're thinking mmmmm.....turkey. Freeze drying turkey noodle soup is a perfect way to use up leftover turkey and save it for the day when turkey sounds delicious

By | 2017-11-15T13:57:58+00:00 November 15th, 2017|0 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

Freeze Drying Zucchini

Zucchini is one of those wonderful vegetables that is easy to grow, and grow plenty of. It has a fairly bland flavor, which makes it the perfect vegetable to sneak into recipes that range from bread and muffins to soups, stews, and scrambles. Nutritionally, zucchini is a good source of protein, Vitamin A, Thiamin, Niacin,

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:37+00:00 September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Freeze Dried Soup with Stacy Lyn Harris

Recently we’ve been sharing some educational (and tempting) video clips from Stacy Lyn Harris, cookbook author, gardener, mother of seven, sustainability expert, and guest chef. This summer and fall, Stacy Lyn is doing cooking and gardening segments on RFDTV’s Rural Heritage show on cable TV. In this clip from the episode Homestead Ironworks Part 2,

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:38+00:00 September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

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