• How Long Does It Take to Freeze-Dry Jerky?

    How Long Does It Take to Freeze-Dry Jerky?

    People commonly use freeze-dryers to preserve snacks, meals, and even milk to cut their expenses and allow them to store the food for extended periods. But did you know that we can freeze dry meat and jerky? Typically, thin slices of jerky take about 24 hours to freeze dry, though it could take longer depending […]

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  • Where to Buy a Freeze Dryer: Complete Buyer’s Guide

    Where to Buy a Freeze Dryer: Complete Buyer’s Guide

    Before purchasing a freeze dryer (an expensive product and therefore a large investment), it’s important to know a reliable place to buy it from. There are certainly bad shops you want to avoid, and in today’s article, we’ll be taking a look at the best places to buy a freeze dryer, so we can avoid […]

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  • Can You Run a Freeze-Dryer on Solar Power?

    Can You Run a Freeze-Dryer on Solar Power?

    Solar power technology has existed for a while – it’s a sustainable and innovative power source worth considering. Running a freeze-dryer on solar power will save money and promote safe environmental practices. So, can you run a freeze-dryer on solar power? Solar power (from panels) can be enough to power a freeze-dryer with sufficient sunlight. […]

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  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Home Freeze-Drying

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of Home Freeze-Drying

    Freeze-drying has been around for a long time, but it has become increasingly popular in the last few years. In fact, it’s become more popular since the pandemic, as people are reminded it’s good to prepare for any situation. The most significant advantage of freeze-drying food is it creates shelf-stable food for up to 25 […]

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  • Can You Make a Freeze-Dryer at Home? Is It Safe?

    Can You Make a Freeze-Dryer at Home? Is It Safe?

    People like the idea of freeze-drying at home, but freeze-dryers are expensive. If you like the idea of freeze-drying but are daunted by the high price, you might wonder – is it safe and easy to make a freeze-dryer at home? There are many ways to make a freeze-dryer at home, but there is no […]

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  • Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Software: A Complete Guide

    Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Software: A Complete Guide

    In order for any machine to do its job properly, the software controlling it needs to be up to date. Since your freeze dryer isn’t as simple as your home computer, updating the software is tricky for some people. So, how do you update and calibrate your freeze dryer software? To update your freeze dryer, you […]

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  • Can You Make Payments on a Freeze Dryer? Buyer’s Guide

    Can You Make Payments on a Freeze Dryer? Buyer’s Guide

    A freeze dryer can be a great investment for the future, as it makes it almost impossible for users to waste food. However, these handy devices are expensive, and you might be wondering if you’re even able to purchase one, or if perhaps you could make payments on a freeze-dryer. It’s possible to buy a […]

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  • Can You Use Parchment Paper in a Freeze-Dryer?

    Can You Use Parchment Paper in a Freeze-Dryer?

    One of a home cook’s favorite tools is parchment paper. So, we might wonder – can parchment paper be used for freeze-drying? What are the benefits when using it to freeze-dry our food? Parchment paper can be used when freeze-drying food. It primarily serves as a liner on the trays and prevents the food from […]

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  • Do Freeze-Dryers Use a Lot of Electricity?

    Do Freeze-Dryers Use a Lot of Electricity?

    Home freeze-drying has become a new and exciting way to preserve food. But, since freeze-dryers are a part of modern technology, they might exceed our budget. So, are they worth the money? Freeze-dryers use more electricity than home appliances like dishwashers, fridges, or freezers. However, when counting total food storage ability and time, the overall […]

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  • Can You Use Silicone in a Freeze-Dryer? Things to Know

    Can You Use Silicone in a Freeze-Dryer? Things to Know

    Silicone is a durable manufactured material that we can use in many ways. It’s been widely embraced by the food world and is FDA-approved. For this and many more reasons, it’s an excellent accessory for enthusiastic freeze-dryers. Silicone is safe and easy to use in a freeze-dryer because of its ability to withstand intense temperatures […]

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  • Can You Make Money with a Freeze-Dryer? Complete Guide

    Can You Make Money with a Freeze-Dryer? Complete Guide

    Most people who decide to invest in freeze-dryers may wonder about running a home business with their freeze-dryer (along with personal use). The number of freeze-dried foods we can make is an excellent option to consider. Even so, can you make money with a freeze-dryer? Anyone can make money with their home freeze-dryer by selling […]

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  • Freeze-Dried Steak: the Complete Guide

    Freeze-Dried Steak: the Complete Guide

    As a new freeze-dryer owner (or even if you’ve had one for a while) – we might be wondering which recipes work best in that shiny new machine. While we can freeze-dry almost any water-based food – something we recommend trying is steak! Freeze-dried steak has a long shelf life and lasts years longer than […]

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