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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,

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

Handy Handouts for Food Preservation!

Boiling Water Canning
Boiling Water Canning
Laws of Salsa
The Laws of Salsa
Pressure Canning
Pressure Canning
Reliable Preservation Websites
Reliable Food Preservation Websites
Preserving Eggs
Preserving Eggs
Harvested Green Tomatoes Flier
Harvested Green Tomatoes

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Preserving Beets

Red beets can be safely pressure canned, frozen, or acidified with vinegar and pickled. This article also provides directions for beet relishes and drying beets.

Source: Penn State Extension

Fresh horseradish and horseradish sauce

Preserving Your Horseradish Harvest

Because it is extremely spicy, horseradish must be processed with care. This article includes instructions for harvesting and preparing horseradish safely, along with recipe suggestions.

Source: Penn State Extension

Oatmeal in a jar

“Dry Canning” is not Recommended

What is dry canning? This article examines two methods of “preserving food” circulating in popular media described as dry canning and why they are unsafe for home food preservation.

Source: Penn State Extension

canned tomatoes and fresh tomatoes surrounding them

A Taste for Tomatoes

Do you enjoy the fresh taste of tomatoes just off the vine? Then take advantage of tomato season by learning how to preserve tomatoes the

Mixed berries

What is Fruit Syrup?

Fruit syrups are prepared similarly to traditional long-cooking jellies, except they are not cooked as long and the proportion of ingredients varies. You can make a syrup with fresh or frozen fruits.

Source: Penn State Extension

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