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Freeze-Dried Carrots - Coin Cut (Uncooked)

 

One bulk bag contains the equivalent of 32 ounces of fresh carrots.  Net weight of 3.5 ounces of freeze-dried carrots.

 

Here are some instructions on how to use them:

 

**Rehydrating Freeze-Dried Carrots:**

 

1. **Gather Your Supplies:** You'll need your freeze-dried carrots, a bowl, and warm water.

 

2. **Measure the Amount:** Decide how many carrots you want to rehydrate and measure them out.

 

3. **Add Water:** Place the freeze-dried carrots in a bowl and cover them with warm water. Make sure all the carrots are submerged.

 

4. **Wait for Rehydration:** Let the carrots soak in the water for about 10-15 minutes. You can stir occasionally to ensure even rehydration.

 

5. **Check Consistency:** After 10-15 minutes, check the carrots for the desired consistency. If they are not fully rehydrated, you can let them soak for a little longer.

 

6. **Drain Excess Water:** Once they are rehydrated, drain any excess water using a colander or strainer. **Using Rehydrated Carrots:**

 

Now that you have rehydrated your freeze-dried carrots, you can use them in various dishes just like fresh carrots:

 

1. **Cooking:** You can add them to soups, stews, and stir-fries. They will absorb the flavors of the dishes as they cook.

 

2. **Salads:** Toss rehydrated carrots into salads for a nutritious crunch.

 

3. **Casseroles:** Include them in casseroles or hot dishes for added texture and flavor.

 

4. **Snacking:** You can eat them as a healthy snack or add them to trail mix.

 

5. **Smoothies:** If you have a high-powered blender, you can blend rehydrated carrots into smoothies for a nutritional boost.

 

6. **Mashed or Pureed:** Mash or puree rehydrated carrots to use as a side dish or baby food. Remember that the texture of rehydrated freeze-dried carrots may not be exactly like fresh carrots, but they will still retain their flavor and nutritional value. Experiment with different recipes to find the best way to use them in your meals.

Freeze-Dried Carrots - Coin Cut

SKU: FRZ-DRD-CRR-SLC
$18.99Price
  •  When handling and storing freeze-dried foods, it's important to follow these instructions to maintain their quality and ensure food safety:

     

    1. Read Packaging Instructions: Carefully read and follow any specific instructions provided on the packaging of the freeze-dried food products. Handle uncooked freeze-dried foods the same as fresh raw foods.

     

    2. Properly Seal and Store: After opening the packaging, make sure to reseal it tightly to prevent air and moisture from entering. Properly sealed packaging helps maintain the quality and shelf life of freeze-dried foods. If the original packaging is not resealable, transfer the contents to airtight containers or resealable bags.

     

    3. Store in a Cool, Dry Place: Store freeze-dried foods in a cool, dry area away from direct sunlight, humidity, and heat sources. Exposure to these elements can compromise the quality, texture, and taste of the food. Aim for a storage temperature between 50°F (10°C) and 70°F (21°C).

     

    4. Protect from Moisture: Moisture is the enemy of freeze-dried foods as it can lead to spoilage. Keep the packaging or containers away from areas with high humidity or sources of moisture, such as sinks or steamy environments.

     

    5. Prevent Cross-Contamination: Use clean utensils or washed hands when handling freeze-dried foods to avoid cross-contamination with other ingredients or surfaces. This helps maintain the quality and safety of the freeze-dried products.

     

    6. Check for Signs of Spoilage: Before consuming or using freeze-dried foods, inspect them for any signs of spoilage. Discard the product if you notice off-odors, unusual colors, or mold growth. If the packaging is damaged or compromised, it's best to err on the side of caution and not consume the product.

     

    7. Rotate and Use Before Expiration: Freeze-dried foods have a long shelf life, but it's advisable to consume them before the expiration date mentioned on the packaging for the best quality. Practice proper first-in, first-out (FIFO) rotation to ensure older products are used before newer ones.

     

    By following these handling and storage instructions, you can maintain the quality, flavor, and nutritional value of your freeze-dried foods for an extended period, ensuring a satisfying culinary experience.

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