Category: Freeze-Drying

  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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, […]

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  • Who Manufactures Freeze Dryers? Questions Answered

    Who Manufactures Freeze Dryers? Questions Answered

    Freeze-drying has existed for over a century as a method of food preservation. Nowadays, the freeze-drying method has seen a spike in popularity due to the advancements in these appliances that make it possible to explore the world of freeze-drying from the convenience of your home. The growing interest in freeze-drying has led to the […]

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  • Are Small Freeze-Dryers Better Than Big Food Dehydrators?

    Are Small Freeze-Dryers Better Than Big Food Dehydrators?

    When it comes to preserving food there are many options to consider, but the most effective are often dehydration and freeze-drying. But if you had to pick one method, is it better to get a small freeze-drier or a big food dehydrator? If you can only get one, then, in my experience, a small freeze-dryer […]

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  • How Long Do Freeze Dryers Last?

    How Long Do Freeze Dryers Last?

    A freeze dryer or a lyophilizer is a machine that works by freezing perishable products and removing the water from them. Freeze-dried foods are shelf-stable for up to 25 years if properly stored. A freeze dryer is a fantastic addition to any home, but it’s also an expensive one, so you might ask yourself: “How […]

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  • Is a Home Freeze Dryer Worth it? How to Know!

    Is a Home Freeze Dryer Worth it? How to Know!

    Freeze drying is an excellent way to preserve perishable food for a long time. However, freeze dryers are a significant investment, so it’s important to know whether it’s worth it or not to buy one. A home freeze dryer is worth buying if you want to preserve large amounts of perishables easily and if you […]

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  • What Is Freeze-Dried Candy? Complete Guide

    What Is Freeze-Dried Candy? Complete Guide

    Have you recently purchased a home freeze-drier and aren’t sure what to do with it? Or perhaps you have a sweet tooth and would love to try something new? Freeze-dried candy can be exciting, and you may have many questions regarding the process, the benefits, possible negative effects, and the types of candies you can […]

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