Penn State’s Webinar Series Focuses on Home Food Preservation

PENNSYLVANIA

Food preservation. Best practices in home food preservation techniques will be the focus of the Penn State Extension webinar series with topics ranging from jams and jellies to pressure canning.

The webinar on September 21, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., will focus on charcuterie sides. The session on September 23, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., will focus on an introduction to drying. Foods low in sodium and sugar will be the topic on September 30, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Each of these webinars will explain the scientific reasoning behind the methods recommended today for home food preservation while dispelling food preservation myths and unsafe practices of the past. You can register for each of the webinars individually or attend as many as you like. The cost for each webinar is $ 5.

To sign up for cold cuts, visit extension.psu.edu/home-food-preservation-charcuterie-accompaniments.

To register for the initiation to drying, visit extension.psu.edu/home-food-preservation-introduction-to-drying.

To sign up for foods lower in sodium and sugar, visit extension.psu.edu/home-food-preservation-reduced-sodium-and-reduced-sugar-foods.

To view all webinars offered, visit extension.psu.edu/food-safety-and-quality/home-food-safety/see-all-home-food-safety/shopby/webinars.

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