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Simple Water-Bath Canning

Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
York Street

A hands-on class to teach the basics of simple, water bath canning. Participants will assist in the canning preparation and processing, and receive a jar of each item to take home. The class will include:

- Zesty Spaghetti Sauce (techniques for canning tomatoes and tomato products)

- Lemon Cucumber Pickles (techniques for pickling vegetables)

- Spiced Peach Jam (techniques for jams and jellies)

Participants will receive recipes for the items prepared in class and general canning instructions. Class will also include information about canning equipment and canning/food safety issues.


Sundari Kraft. Sundari is the author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Urban Homesteading" and writes about cooking and canning for her website at EatWhereULive.com. Her interest in sustainable food production led her to learn about canning as a way to preserve her garden's harvest.

$45 member and non-member - includes $10 for materials

Photo: Courtesy of cjmartin (Flickr)