In this article find information about preserving apples.
|Campers' and Backpackers" Delight: Food for the Trail and Beyond|| |
This article describes some information about dehydration of food and it's use on the trail as well as information about our Saturday public class.
|Canning Basics_Learning a New Skill|| |
This article describes the basic essentials of home canning.
|Chicken Bone Broth|| |
This article describes making and canning your chicken bone broth. Appeared in the Tribune Jan. 20, 2021 page 1C. Recipe included
|Cranberry Themed Holiday Gifts|| |
This article provides information and resources using cranberries, fresh and dried, for easy holiday gift giving.
|DIY Holiday Gifts|| |
This article highlights ways to make gifts from you home preserved foods.
|Egg Safety for Spring Celebrations|| |
This issues highlights the importance of handling eggs safely for food and seasonal festivities. Printed in The Tribune on 4/8/20.
|Enjoying the Bounty of Tomatoes|| |
Learn tips on how to select, store, and enjoy tomatoes!
This article describes basic fermentation principles. This article was published in the Tribune August 22, 2018 page 1C.
|Fermentation Workshop|| |
Article explaining basic procedures of fermentation specific to sauerkraut, kimchi, and kombucha. Published in The Tribune 4/19/17.
|Flavored Salts|| |
This article describes how to make flavored/infused salts. Recipe included for a version made with Cabernet Sauvignon wine. Recipe included. Appeared in the Tribune Feb. 24, 2021
|Flavors from Around the World! Condiments and Chutneys|| |
Article announcing upcoming public class featuring making and preserving condiments and chutneys.
|Freezing Citrus|| |
In this article, find information about how to freeze citrus juice for use in recipes year round.
|From Pickles to Jelly-Open House Teaches About Food Preservation|| |
This articles announces our 2020 Open House and Volunteer Recruitment. Printed in The Tribune 1/8/20.
|Galettes, Tarts, and Pies|| |
This issue describes some basic information about making and preserving pies through freezing and canning filling and crusts.
|Get Funky with Fermentation|| |
This article describes fermentation as a process for food preservation highlighting sauerkraut.
|Get Ready for a Bountiful Canning Season!|| |
This article describes the steps involved in checking all of your canning equipment for safety and usability. Published 3/10/17 in The Atascadero News and The Paso Robles Press.
|Gifting Your Home Preserved Goodies|| |
This article highlights ways to gift your home preserved foods.
|Got extra fruit and veggies? SLO Class teaches dehydration|| |
This article provides brief information about dehydrating fruit, vegetables, and meat
|Have a Food Safe Thanksgiving|| |
Publishes on Nov. 25, 2020 in the Tribune page 1C. This article focuses on the importance of food safety for preparing a turkey.
|Here's how to safely preserve tomatoes|| |
This article describes different methods of preserving tomatoes. Appeared in The Tribune on August 28, 2020 page 1C.
|Holiday Food Safety|| |
The winter holidays are upon us and many of us are thinking about putting that beautiful fall feast together for the Thanksgiving holiday, but be sure to practice food safety during each step of the prep!
|Homemade Pepper Jelly is Great for Gifting, Perking Up Dishes|| |
This article appeared in the Telegram Tribune on December 23, 2020. It offers a tested recipe for preserving pepper jelly and how to use it in different recipes.
|How Do I Store...Apples|| |
Information on optimal storage for maintaining flavor and freshness of apples.
|How Do I Store...Eggs|| |
Enjoy this quick and easy read on how to store your eggs safely and properly.
|How Do I Store...Figs|| |
Article describing best storage practices for figs and home preservation ideas.
|How Do I Store...Strawberries|| |
Enjoy this quick and easy read on how to properly store strawberries.
|How Do I Store...Tomatoes|| |
Enjoy this brief article on how to properly store tomatoes.
|How to Keep Food Safe During a Power Outage|| |
This article describes simple steps to take to save food when power is lost. Printed in The Tribune 3/25/20.
|If Life Gives You Lemons, You can Make Tasty Lemon Curd|| |
This article highlights different preservation recipes for citrus including announcement of Saturday class. Printed in The Tribune on 1/22/20.
|In a jam? Here's what to do with all those berries|| |
This article appeared in the Tribune May 8, 2019 section 1C
|In a pickle? Here's how to tell if home-preserved food is actually safe to eat|| |
This article describes how to tell if home preserved food is safe to eat. This article appeared in The Tribune on May 13, 2020 on page 1C.
|Introduction to Canning-Canning 101|| |
Articles describes basic principles of home food preservation safely
|Is your canned and frozen food safe to eat? Here's how to tell|| |
This article describes how to tell when canned and frozen food is no longer safe to consume. Published April 29, 2020 in The Tribune page 1C.
|It's Pumpkin and squash season. Here's the best way to dry and roast seeds|| |
This article describes 3 methods for drying and roasting pumpkin/squash seeds. Appeared in The Tribune Oct. 21, 2020 page 1C.
|Learn About Homemade Stock, Sourdough Bread|| |
This article describes information about sourdough recipes and making bone broth. Printed in The Tribune 2/19/20.
|Learn How to Preserve Your Summer Harvest|| |
This article highlights information about the upcoming Introduction to Canning class.
|Making and Preserving Bone Broth|| |
This article describes the basic method to make bone broth.
|Pick a Peck of Pickles|| |
This article describes the basics of pickling in home food preservation.
|Preserving Citrus|| |
This article provides information on various methods to preserve your citrus. Published in The Tribune 3/22/17.
|Preserving Pies Perfectly!|| |
This article describes safe methods to preserve pie filling at home. Published in The Tribune 10/11/17.
|Preserving Proteins|| |
Article briefly describing equipment needed to can fish safely.
|Preserving Pumpkins and Other Prodigious Provisions|| |
Interesting facts about pumpkins!
|Pressure Canning|| |
This article describes the basic principles of pressure canning. It appeared in the Tribune on September 19, 2018 page 1C
|SAFE Thanksgiving Feast|| |
Describes how to safely prepare and store food for Thanksgiving.
|Salsa A Fantastic Way to Preserve Your End of Summer Harvest|| |
Great information on using the end of the summer bounty!
|Saving the Seasons-Introduction to Canning|| |
This article describes the basics of preserving food by canning and April class registration. Appeared in the Tribune April 10, 2019.
|Savory Jellies|| |
This article describes how to make jellies that are used for savory dishes. Recipe included for wine jelly. Appeared in the Tribune on June 23, 2021 page 1C.
|Sourdough Bread|| |
Describes information about making a sourdough starter and bread at home with class registration information.
|Stay safe when grocery shopping, preparing food during the pandemic|| |
This article describes important precautions to take when grocery shopping and food handling during the COVID-19 pandemic. This article appeared in The Tribune on May 6, 2020 page 1C.
|Strawberry Season is nearly upon us. Here's how to make your own jam|| |
Description of different methods to make jam and information about upcoming jam class in Santa Barbara County.
|The Better Butter|| |
This article describes how to make butter and then flavor it with edible flowers. Recipe is included. Appeared in the Tribune May 19, 2021.
|The Mad Science of Fermentation|| |
This article describes the basics of fermentation including the importance of good sanitation.
|To Water Bath or To Pressure Can? That is the Question|| |
Learn information on choosing the correct equipment for your canning needs.
Information about ways to preserve your tomato bounty
|Too many fresh herbs? Here's how to preserve them|| |
This article describes how to safely dry or dehydrate fresh herbs for long-term storage. This article appeared in The Tribune on September 23, 2020.
|Totally Tomatoes!|| |
This article describes how tomatoes can be safely preserved at home.
|Yogurt and Cheese Please|| |
This article appeared in the March 20, 2019 edition of the Tribune. Describes basic information about making yogurt and cheese at home safely and class registration information.