Freeze Drying · Trail Cooking

Freeze-Drying Yogurt For The Trail

Freeze-dried yogurt is a great treat for the trail. Both adults and children enjoy it - and you can rehydrate it with cool water to make fresh yogurt as well. We made large ice cubes here, but you can make it into drops, for young children. They quickly melt that way in the mouth. It's… Continue reading Freeze-Drying Yogurt For The Trail

Freeze Drying · Trail Cooking

Freeze-Drying versus Dehydrating: Frozen Peas and Corn

We have been running comparisons with Freeze-Drying versus Dehydrating with various ingredients, to see what the outcome is. This has meant that we are running both our Harvest Right freeze-dryer and our dehydrator running nearly non-stop of late. We use the large size Harvest Right freeze-dryer for reference. This post is on drying frozen petite… Continue reading Freeze-Drying versus Dehydrating: Frozen Peas and Corn

Freeze Drying · Trail Cooking

Freeze-Drying versus Dehydrating: Egg Noodles (Making Instant Pasta)

We have been running comparisons with Freeze-Drying versus Dehydrating with various ingredients, to see what the outcome is. This has meant that we are running both our Harvest Right freeze-dryer and our dehydrator running nearly non-stop of late. One of the things you cannot buy easily (even online) is "instant pasta" - outside of using… Continue reading Freeze-Drying versus Dehydrating: Egg Noodles (Making Instant Pasta)

Gear · Trail Cooking

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