Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Free Canning Classes
Want to inexpensively boost your long term food storage supply? Learn how to can!
June 5 – July 17 (Tuesdays)
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Bob’s Sporting Goods Home World
1111 Hudson Street, Longview
June 5 Canning Fruits and General Boiling Water Bath Canning
Find out about processing procedures in canning fruits. Discussion will be on the proper canning methods and how to avoid common problems.
June 12 Jams and Jellies
Learn about the general procedures in making jams and jellies. Discussion will include equipment and supplies, various fruit spreads and low sugar jams. Procedures in making juices and syrups will also be covered.
June 19 Pickling Vegetables and Fish
Discover the types of pickled or fermented foods. Discussion will include equipment, ingredients and pickle and relish problems and solutions.
June 26 Canning Tomatoes and Salsas
Find out about processing procedures in canning salsas and tomatoes. Determine the correct canning method and what causes problems in canning these foods.
July 10 Pressure Canning Meats, Fish and Vegetables
Learn about canning vegetables and meats. Discussion will focus on equipment and supplies, using a pressure canner and solving problems in canning low-acid products.
July 17 Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables and Making Jerky
Classes are sponsored by WSU Extension and Bob’s Sporting Goods.
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