Canning, pickling and other preservation classes offeredSeptember 27th, 2011 by sitedude
WSU Kitsap Extension once again is offering a series of food preservation classes so you can take a taste of that very short summer into winter.
This time, all classes are from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays at the Silverdale YMCA, and you can register online. Cost is $95 for all four classes or $35 per class.
Classes start Oct. 9 with a look at Sassy Salsas. Guess what you’ll be making.
Next up, on Oct. 16 is “In a Pickle” in which they’ll discuss the process of fermentation and brining pickles. Participants will make and take home a quick-make pickle.
On Oct. 23, you can learn how to safely use a pressure cooker to can low acid foods like vegetables, seafood and meats. In class, participants will can low-acid vegetables.
Oct. 30 is a look at the variety of ways to preserve apples from canning it to making pie filling, dehydrating, and making sauces and ciders. Participants will take home a jar of apple sauce.