Intro to Home Canning
Tuesday, April 22, 5:30-7:30pm
Location: Prospect Heights
Explore the ancient art of food preserving with this introductory class to home canning. The cold months still yield plenty of hearty fruits and root veggies perfect for preserving and complementing richer winter meals.
We'll de-mystify the entire process, from prepping fresh fruits and vegetables for canning, through simple jar sterilization, and the final step of water-bath processing.
We'll highlight the essentials for safe canning, including the use of heat, sugar and acidifying agents such as vinegar. All of your worries and fears will be allayed!
You'll make - and leave with - two jars of tasty preserved goods, as well as the knowledge and confidence to can at home an array of jams, preserves, chutneys, ketchups, pickles and salsas.