Category: Freeze-Dryer

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Comparing Freeze Dryers Brands: which is best (Harvest Right)

    Comparing Freeze Dryers Brands: which is best (Harvest Right)

    When you’re shopping for freeze dryers, it’s totally normal to look at the price tag and wonder if there aren’t some better-priced options available. So what is the difference between freeze dryer brands? And is Harvest Right really the only option? There are dozens of companies that make freeze dryers; however, most of those brands […]

  • Can You Make Your Own Freeze Dryer Door Pad or Pillow?

    Can You Make Your Own Freeze Dryer Door Pad or Pillow?

    Freeze Dryers used to come with a handy little insulation pillow called Freeze Dryer Pads or Pillows. However, in recent releases of freeze dryers, the insulated pads are no longer a free add-on, nor are they available in Harvest Right’s online store. Without the freebee, people have been wondering if making their own Freeze dryer […]

  • How to Safely Store Freeze-dried Foods in Mason Jars (vacuum sealer)

    How to Safely Store Freeze-dried Foods in Mason Jars (vacuum sealer)

    Mason jars are a great way of storing food safely. They are very suitable when it comes to freeze-dried food. It is important to prepare jars properly to maintain the quality of food for a long time. Below, we will outline how to safely store freeze-dried food. To safely store freeze-dried food in mason jars, […]