Harvest Right Freeze Dryer – Cost Analysis and Optimizing Load Size

Harvest Right Freeze Dryer – Cost Analysis and Optimizing Load Size

This is a guest post by one of our Common Sense Home readers, Dennis Alexander. Exactly how does a Harvest Right Freeze Dryer work, and what’s the most efficient way to freeze dry food at home? In this post, I share a review of how the Harvest Right Freeze Dryer works, breaking out the electricity…

Dehydrator Versus Freeze Dryer – What’s the Difference?

Dehydrator Versus Freeze Dryer – What’s the Difference?

Several people have asked me, “What’s the difference between dehydrating and freeze drying?” or “What’s the difference between a dehydrator and a freeze dryer?”. Although they perform similar functions – food is dried for storage – how they do it and the resulting product is quite different. We’ll take a look at the equipment involved…

11 Freeze Drying Mistakes to Avoid for Best Storage Quality

11 Freeze Drying Mistakes to Avoid for Best Storage Quality

Buzzing around Instagram and online freeze drying groups, I see a lot of photos of people showing off their home freeze dried goodies – and a lot of freeze drying mistakes. We got our home freeze dryer earlier this year, and it’s pretty easy to use, but there are some things you should avoid to…