Category: Food Storage

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Complete Guide to Freeze-Drying Yogurt and Kefir

    Complete Guide to Freeze-Drying Yogurt and Kefir

    While yogurt and kefir both come from fermented milk, they have some differences. For example, kefir is a creamier liquid, whereas yogurt has a thicker consistency. In addition, both contain probiotics that promote healthy digestion, but kefir has a higher content. Yogurt and kefir are full of healthy nutrients including calcium, protein, and probiotics. These […]

  • Can You Rent a Freeze-Dryer? Things to Know!

    Can You Rent a Freeze-Dryer? Things to Know!

    Freeze-drying allows us to dehydrate food for long-term use easily. It’s an excellent tool for stocking home food storage, preserving food for hiking trips or outdoor adventures, and avoiding waste when products are near their best before dates. That’s why many people wonder if you could rent a freeze-dryer. Freeze dryers can be rented for […]

  • How to Store Honey: Short-Term and Long-Term Food Storage

    How to Store Honey: Short-Term and Long-Term Food Storage

    Whether raw or pasteurized, honey is always good in our cupboard. It’s a suitable sugar replacement that packs lots of benefits. Once honey becomes part of our regular diet, we’ll find out that having a steady supply is important. To store honey properly for either short or long-term use, first, make sure to have a […]

  • Complete Guide to Storing Wheat in Food Storage

    Complete Guide to Storing Wheat in Food Storage

    Wheat is an excellent candidate for food storage, especially long-term. Due to its suitability for long-term storage, wheat is a popular food for emergency supplies. In addition, it’s a helpful grain that can be purchased in bulk and used regularly. Wheat contains many nutrients, such as calcium and iron. It is also a significant source […]

  • How to Freeze-Dry Insects (Crickets, Mealworms, Worms, etc.)

    How to Freeze-Dry Insects (Crickets, Mealworms, Worms, etc.)

    Did you know the freeze-dryer can also freeze-dry insects? Why would anyone want to freeze dry bugs? Some people like to eat freeze-dried insects. Other people use freeze-dried insects as a special treat for their farm animals or even pets like hedgehogs and reptiles. Freeze-Drying insects is like freeze-drying any other food. It can be […]

  • How to Freeze-dry Milk (Goat, Cow, Sheep, Human, Nut)

    How to Freeze-dry Milk (Goat, Cow, Sheep, Human, Nut)

    Freezing dairy products for long-term storage is not always possible and is not the best solution. Furthermore, dairy that has been frozen in a regular freezer will only last about 3 months. Also, who wouldn’t want to freeze-dry milk that can last up to 20 years on the shelves? Freeze-drying milk is easy, and it […]

  • Complete Guiding to Store Beets

    Complete Guiding to Store Beets

    Beets are extremely healthy and delicious vegetables, perfect not only for kids but for adults also, we all love them! But when you’re first learning to like beets or learning how to store them, what’s the best way to store beets? The best way to store beets depends on how they are to be used; […]

  • Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Size Comparison Guide

    Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Size Comparison Guide

    These days, people have been looking for ways to preserve their food without sacrificing its nutritional value or adding too much sodium or sugar to food. Freeze drying has become a popular way to preserve food because it is easy to prepare, store and consume. But what’s the best size freeze-drying unit to get? The […]