Learn how to Can or Pressure can
Have you ever wanted to learn how easy it is to can and preserve foods? I'll guide you through making a simple recipes like Tomato sauce, fruit preserve or Wine Jelly! Basic canning techniques requires high acid foods to prevent molds and bacteria and other food borne illness.
We will discuss safety, and USDA approved equipment and method to keep you and your friends and family safe. I'll explain all the equipment you need, times to prep, and boil, Do & Donts and safety issues.
Proper jars, lids, safety equipment. Why cetain re ipes can't be used for canning. How to adjust recipes. The difference in acidity of preservation techniques. Why oven jar cakes, steam canning, was canning and inversion of jars is not a safe nor approved method and why it may kill you.
For confident canners we can discuss Pressure Canning options for low acid foods like veggies, potato, squash, meat, fish, game and poultry. Recipes to make jar meals. Adjustments for altitude. The dangers and safety measures of Pressure canning. And basics ifvMicrobiology and food borne pathogens.
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Regular Contributer to Farmers market, winner of food fest medals.
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