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Master Food Preservers E-News, Classes, Events & Updates

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Item Content Type Date Added
Master Preservers Preserving Times Newsletter - May 2017


  • Spring Has Sprung
  • Baking in Canning Jars
  • Homemade Yogurt
  • Mirro Pressure Canner


  • Use of Thickeners in Home Canning
  • Keep It Safe: Proper Food Storage (Refrigerator/Freezer)


  • Strawberry-Kiwi Freezer Jam
  • Rhubarb Strawberry Pie Filling
  • Blueberry Pie Filling with ClearJel®
  • Asparagus Risotto
  • Pickled Asparagus
  • Berry Overnight Oats with Yogurt

Upcoming Classes & Events

PDF 5/4/17
Preserving Times eNewsletter – February 2017

In the February issue of the UCCE Master Food Preservers’ eNewsletter: Preserving Times

Featured Articles:

  • Making Marmalade
  • Citrus 3 Ways
  • Homemade Sausage
  • Home Preserved Food: Fulfilling The Purpose

Supporting Articles:

  • Testing Your Candy Thermometer
  • Keep It Safe: Use Of Fresh Vs. Bottled Lemon Juice
  • Keep It Safe: Changes In Preparation Of Canning Lids
  • Just Curious


  • Orange Chili Marmalade
  • Honey-Orange Slices
  • Breakfast Sausage
  • Chocolate Sauce

UCCE Master Food Preserver Upcoming Classes/Events

PDF 2/17/17
UCCE Master Food Preservers - August Events

August Food Preservation Classes
Presented by UCCE Master Food Preservers

What topics are being taught in the Central Sierra counties this month? Click on the county links for class details.

Amador/Calaveras County
209-223-6857 http://ucanr.edu/mfpcs

Master Food Preserver Training: Applications due Aug 14
Tomatoes All-Ways: Sat, Aug 13, 10-12
Freezing Basics: Wed, Aug 24, 6:30-8:30 

El Dorado County
530-621-5506 http://ucanr.edu/edmfp

Let’s Make a Dill! Pickling Workshop: Sat, Aug 13, 8:30-4
Dress it Up! Vinegars, Chutneys & Condiments: Tues, Aug 16, 10-12
Tomatoes: Basic & Fancy: Wed, Aug 17, 10-12
Spread the Love: Butters, Conserves & Marmalades: Sat, Aug 20, 10-12
Variety is the Spice of Life: Peppers & Spices: Tue, Aug 23, 10-12
Apples & Pears: From Garden to Table: Wed, Aug 24, 9-12

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