How to Freeze Dry and Store Your Favorite Foods: Guide with Pictures

If there’s one thing that I absolutely love, it’s freeze-dried goodies. Lyophilization, otherwise known as freeze-drying, not only preserves the color of food but also preserves the flavor. Freeze-drying reduces thermal damage to nutrients that are heat sensitive. But how do you freeze-dry and store foods? Freeze drying foods is a straightforward process. Prep food…

Can You Freeze-Dry Seeds?

Whether you’re collecting and storing heritage seeds or trying to keep new seeds for growing next year, storing seeds can be a fun or frustrating experience. Which has made me wonder about using the freeze dryer to store seeds – and how that works. Seeds can be freeze-dried and stored properly to extend their viability…