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Presto Pressure Canner Regulator Rocking Motion

Testing Dial Gauge Pressure Canners

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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

Information to Assist with your Food Preservation

Appetite for Knowledge

Apples with bowl of applesauce

Ways with Applesauce

Take advantage of the fall apple harvest and make some applesauce. After you’ve had your fill of freshly made applesauce, it can be canned, frozen, or dried in the form of leathers.

Source: Penn State Extension

Tomato Salsa

How Safe is Your Salsa?

The popularity of salsa and the ease of growing tomatoes in the home garden make this condiment one of the most popular for home canners. How safe is the salsa you make?

Source: Penn State Extension

bags of dry foods like beans, peas, lentils

Emergency Food Preparedness

Looking back to the spring of 2020 we witnessed how fast our grocery stores can quickly run out of food and supplies during an emergency.

jerky sitting in a glass bowl with peppercorns and salt surrounding it

Making Safe Jerky

Jerky needs to be processed in a way that destroys pathogens. Research shows there are three options for preparing jerky safely in addition to the drying process.

Home Canning Altitude Adjustments

You may be thinking about preserving your harvest for the first time or dusting off old canning equipment. Food preservation has evolved over the years.

Pressure Canner

Pressure Canner Updates

Let’s explore an induction-compatible pressure canner and digital pressure canners, and clear up continuing misinformation about pressure canners versus cookers.

Source: Penn State Extension

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