Freeze Drying Apples

Apple harvesting season is near and it seems apple-infused recipes are only second to pumpkin spice infused recipes. It used to be that in order to make apples last through the winter, they had to be stored in a cool, dark, dry place for several weeks. Root cellars were dug under houses just for that

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:36+00:00 September 26th, 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

National Blueberry Cheesecake Day

Can you believe there's a holiday for cheesecake lovers? National Blueberry Cheesecake Day is May 26th. From its earliest beginnings, to its current iconic status around the world, this creamy cake remains a favorite for people of all ages. Cheesecake is a mixture of fresh soft cheese, cream cheese or cottage cheese, eggs, and sugar on

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:44+00:00 May 25th, 2017|5 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

Holiday Gift Giving

The holidays are upon us. Does December seem to fly by without the opportunity for things that are most important: spending time with those closest to you, taking time for yourself: time to relax and enjoy the lights and music of the season, and doing kind deeds for others?  We think those things should be

By | 2017-10-19T02:58:55+00:00 December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

How the Drought Will Affect Food Prices

How the Drought Will Affect Food Prices Wondering how the drought will affect food prices? It depends on how much worse the drought gets, or so says the United States Department of Agriculture and Economic Research Service. (USDA ERS). According to their most current report, they predict the cost of eggs will rise (no surprise)

By | 2017-10-19T02:59:26+00:00 August 11th, 2015|0 Comments

Your Chance to Win a FREE Harvest Right Freeze Dryer

Would you like a chance to win a FREE Harvest Right freeze dryer? Countryside Magazine is giving you the chance! All you have to do is enter the Preserve the Harvest contest and you’ll be in the running to win useful food preservation gear like a food press, canning jars, pectin, pollinators and more. Your

By | 2015-08-25T14:58:26+00:00 August 2nd, 2015|3 Comments