best freeze dried food reviews

Right Kind Of Lost - Bushka's Kitchen Backcountry Food Review

Our meals were recently reviewed by Mara, the blogger behind Right Kind of Lost. I've had the pleasure of "digitally" getting to know Mara over the past few weeks, and I was thrilled to hear how much she enjoyed our freeze dried Zesty Zoodles and Hearty Harvest.

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Manufacturing Isn't Dead

I'm hit with a deluge of questions when I discuss how Bushka meals are made. Many people are surprised when I explain that our freeze dried meals are actually made in house - by us - from A to Z. Meaning, we source our ingredients from both farmers and local distributors; we scratch cook all the ingredients into meals; we own our equipment and freeze dry the food in our commercial kitchen; and finally, we hand fill each pouch to make the individual meals. I'm not going to lie... it's a lot of steps (and a lot of permits!)

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Minimally Processed Freeze Dried Food

How To Eat A Bushka Meal

An overview of how to eat a Bushka freeze dried meal! Introducing the Bowl Bag! No longer worry about whether or not your spoon can reach the bottom of the pouch or about your hand becoming gross and sticky (yuck!) With the second tear notch, you can reduce the bag height and turn the pouch into a bowl.

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Freeze-Dried Food For Backpacking

Whether this is your first backpacking trip or you are a seasoned wilderness adventurer, wherever your journey takes you, bring Bushka freeze-dried meals with you.

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Tales From The Trail: Backpacking the John Muir Trail in 19 Days

Few things match the thrill of completing a childhood dream. And for Emma (trail name Pepper), that's exactly what thru-hiking the John Muir Trail was! A childhood dream come true. Read Pepper's backpacking journey here!

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Join us at Helladays Market Dec 12th!

Join us for a day of Christmas shopping hosted by The Port Workspace on December 12th. Shop from local makers, support small businesses, and find unique gifts that you won't find anywhere else.

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Gourmet Freeze Dried Food

Bushka's Kitchen Launches Line of Gourmet Freeze Dried Meals

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los coyotes freeze-dried race meals for ragnar

See you at Ragnar Los Coyotes Nov 8-10!

Get ready, Ragnarians! Bushka's Kitchen will have a 10x10 tent selling our ready to eat, freeze-dried meals to help YOU stay energized, stay focused, and have the best time ever! Our team will be down there November 8th through 10th, so stop by to say hi, stock up on some extra fuel, and enter a post race giveaway! 

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What Is Freeze-Dried Food?

Are you curious about the freeze-drying process and what exactly freeze-dried food is? We explore the lyophilization process (aka freeze-drying) and answer commonly asked questions about Bushka meals.

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