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Dried Herbs

Freezing and Drying Herbs

Enjoy the taste of fresh herbs all year long by freezing for later use. Cut the herbs just before the flowers open. At this point,

Jars of canned vegetables

Canning FAQs

Q. Does altitude affect canning? A. Yes, it does. Here are the guidelines for making Altitude Adjustments. View the Altitude Chart for Wyoming Communities. Water

Get Your Canner Tested Annually!

Your local nutrition and food safety extension educator can test the gauge of your pressure canner to make sure it is operating properly. The test

Information to Assist Your Food Preservation:

Appetite for Knowledge

spoons with different spices

Spice and Herb Tips

Spices vs. Herbs: What is the Difference? Herbs are the leafy part of plants, while spices are the dried seeds, bark, fruit or ground roots

Fruit Jam on spoon coming out of jar

Food Preservation

Summer brings an abundance of fresh produce, sometimes so much that you don’t know what to do with all of it! You probably enjoy the

pickled radishes in glass jar

Unsafe Home Canning Practices

Some things are great to pass down through the generations. Grandma’s county fair purple ribbon apple pie filling recipe is something to cherish. Some of

Kombucha

Kombucha!

Kombucha – once reserved for small-batch do-it-yourself home-fermenters is now regularly found in farmers markets, health food stores, and even many mainstream supermarkets and gas

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