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Home Food Preservation Webinars

by Penn State Extension

Jun 25, 2021

Penn State Extension is holding live webinars on home food preservation methods, such as pickling and pressure canning. Descriptions, dates, and times are as follows:

Home Food Preservation: Pickling

Home Food Preservation: Pickling will explain the scientific reasoning behind today’s recommended methods for making and processing pickled products, while dispelling food preservation myths and unsafe practices of the past.

In recent years, there has been increasing interest in home food preservation. Canning, in the form of pickling, is a great way to enjoy seasonal foods all year long. While this method of home food preservation has existed for centuries, we have learned much about the science behind this practice in recent years.

The Home Food Preservation series of webinars will provide you with the scientific background, preparation tips, and safe processing methods to preserve food at home.

When: Tue., Jul. 13, 2021 (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET)

Registration deadline: July 13, 2021 1:00 p.m.

 

Home Food Preservation: Tomatoes and Salsa

The Home Food Preservation: Tomatoes and Salsa event will explain the scientific reasoning behind today’s recommended methods for making and processing tomatoes and salsa, while dispelling food preservation myths and unsafe practices of the past.

In recent years, there has been increasing interest in home food preservation. Canning is one method of food preservation that allows you to enjoy garden tomatoes all year long. While this method of home food preservation has existed for centuries, we have learned a lot about the science behind this practice in recent years.

To Be Covered

  • The basics of water bath and atmospheric steam canning for processing tomatoes and tomato products
  • The latest canning recommendations related to acidifying tomato products
  • Use of research tested recipes in canning salsa and other tomato products for safety
  • Fruit salsas

The Home Food Preservation series will provide you with the scientific background, preparation tips, and safe processing methods to preserve food at home.

When: Mon., Jul. 22, 2021 (7:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET)

 

Home Food Preservation: Water Bath Canning

Join us for Home Food Preservation: Water Bath Canning to learn the basics of water bath and atmospheric steam canning. In recent years, there has been increasing interest in home food preservation. Canning is one method of food preservation that allows you to enjoy seasonal foods all year long.

While this method of home food preservation has existed for centuries, we have learned much about the science behind safe canning methods in recent years. We will provide research to dispel food preservation myths and unsafe practices and discuss practical tips to ensure a positive experience when water bath canning foods.

The Home Food Preservation series of webinars will provide you with the scientific background, preparation tips, and safe processing methods to preserve food at home.

When: Mon., Jul. 26, 2021 (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET)

Registration deadline: July 26, 2021 1:00 p.m.

 

Home Food Preservation: Pressure Canning

Join us for Home Food Preservation: Pressure Canning to learn more about pressure canning at home. Pressure canning is the only safe way to can low-acid foods, such as vegetables and meats. In this workshop, you will learn the science behind pressure canning recommendations, as well as the basics of using a pressure canner based on current USDA canning guidelines.

In recent years, there has been increasing interest in home food preservation. Canning is one method of food preservation that allows you to enjoy seasonal foods all year long. While this method of home food preservation has existed for centuries, we have learned much about the science behind safe canning methods in recent years.

In addition to learning what foods need to be pressure canned, and why, you will learn about pressure canning safety. Today’s pressure canners have built-in safety features, which make the operation of these appliances safe and easy. We will provide research to dispel food preservation myths and unsafe practices, and discuss practical tips to ensure a positive experience when pressure canning foods.

The Home Food Preservation series of webinars will provide you with the scientific background, preparation tips, and safe processing methods to preserve food at home.

When: Mon., Jul. 28, 2021 (7:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET)

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