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Is Buying a Home Freeze-Dryer Worth the Money?
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Home Freeze-dryers are handy but expensive. Are they worth the cost? We show you how to find out.

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How to Store Freeze-dried Food
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Best practices for storing your freeze-dried food (plus one killer chiles rellenos recipe).

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Backpacking Food
Article

A curated guide to backpacking food ideas, meals, ingredients, strategies, skills, podcasts, forums, research, education, product recommendations, and more.

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Why is it hard to freeze-dry liquids?
Article

In part four of his ongoing series, Drew Smith tackles freeze-drying a smoothie.

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Why Freeze-Dried Food Retains Taste and Nutrition
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In part three of his ongoing series on freeze-drying, Drew Smith explores the science behind how freeze-drying preserves important nutrients – and why it matters.

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(2) Loksak Opsak Bags 9″ x 10″
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I have 2 Loksak Opsak bags lying around. Size 9″ x 10″ Original packaging not included. $11 shipped

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Foodsaver v4440 Vacuum Sealer
Gear

Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Foodsaver V4440 Vacuum Sealer.

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Packit Gourmet Cook-in Bags
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Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Packit Gourmet Cook-in Bags.

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WTB gossamer gear warm sak pot cozy
Gear Swap

If you have one that you’d like to unload, hit me up. Medium size please. Thanks.

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How Does Freeze-Drying work? (The Physics of Making Freeze-Dried Backpacking Food)
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Why and how does freeze-drying work? The physics and science of freeze-drying your own backpacking food, plus a killer freeze-dried hash browns recipe.

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