Freeze-Dried Eggs, Bacon & Cheese (Fully Cooked)
32 Oz. of Eggs, Bacon & Cheese
10.20 Oz. Net weight Freeze Dried (Approximate)
Each Resealable Mylar bag has an oxygen and moisture absorber to ensure the longest shelf life possible.
To prepare a freeze-dried eggs, bacon, and cheese combo, follow these instructions:
1. Gather the necessary ingredients:
- Freeze-dried eggs, bacon & cheese
- Cooking utensils (bowl, spoon, stove or heat source)
2. Measure the desired amount of each freeze-dried ingredient based on your serving size. Keep in mind that freeze-dried ingredients expand when rehydrated, so adjust the quantities accordingly.
3. In a bowl, combine the measured amount of freeze-dried eggs, bacon, and cheese.
5. Add enough water to the bowl to cover the freeze-dried ingredients.
6. Stir the mixture gently to ensure the water is evenly distributed.
7. Allow the mixture to sit for around 5-10 minutes.
8. While the mixture is rehydrating, heat a pan or skillet on a stove or heat source.
9. Once the freeze-dried ingredients have fully rehydrated, drain any excess water from the bowl.
10. Transfer the rehydrated mixture to the heated pan or skillet.
11. Cook the mixture over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the eggs are fully cooked and the bacon is crispy. The cheese should melt and blend with the other ingredients.
12. Once the eggs, bacon, and cheese are cooked to your desired consistency, remove the pan from the heat.
13. Allow the mixture to cool slightly before serving.
14. Serve the freeze-dried eggs, bacon, and cheese combo as a standalone meal or use it as an ingredient in other dishes like breakfast burritos or sandwiches.
Note: The cooking times and temperatures may vary depending on the specific freeze-dried products and personal preferences, so adjust accordingly.
Freeze-Dried Eggs, Bacon & Cheese
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.