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First Look: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

After a lot of talking it over, and justifying it, we picked up a Harvest Right Freeze Dryer awhile back. When at home freeze-dryer units started showing up a few years back I really questioned if it was worth buying one. I'd think to myself "for the initial cost we could buy a lot of… Continue reading First Look: Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Review

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FBC Meals: Chicken & Rice Spinach & Peppers

An FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) friendly rice meal that is easy to prep and prepare, with directions for one pot method as well. It's a casserole style recipe full of veggies and chicken. Starting today (September 19th, 2022) on Thrive Life is a sale for $10 off $60 and up, till September 30th, 2022. If… Continue reading FBC Meals: Chicken & Rice Spinach & Peppers

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FBC Meals: Arroz Con Pollo

This is a filling FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) friendly recipe - it will serve 2 large appetites, or 2 average appetites plus a child. Directions for both FBC and One Pot Method, dinner will be ready with minimal work. It's packed with protein and lots of veggies. It's also good without the cheese, if you… Continue reading FBC Meals: Arroz Con Pollo

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FBC Meals: Spanish Rice

A hearty FBC (Freezer Bag Cooking) friendly recipe that can also be prepared one pot method as well. Rice, beef and veggies with a sprinkle of cheese on top. Spanish Rice In a quart freezer bag or a Food Vac bag: 1 cup instant rice ΒΌ cup freeze-dried ground beef 2 Tbsp freeze-dried crumbled bell… Continue reading FBC Meals: Spanish Rice

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The History Of The Trash-erole Recipes

Far, far too long ago, in the heyday of creating backcountry recipes, while backpacking 2 to 4 times a month, I had a feature on the blog called "Tater Tuesday" where I plunked down a new recipe most weeks that featured...potatoes. The trashiest of the carbs of course. (Now then, the old blog doesn't exist… Continue reading The History Of The Trash-erole Recipes