Food Preservation


National Center for Home Food Preservation


When your garden or Farmer's Market overflows with fresh vegetabls and fruits, you can

take your home cooking one step further by preserving some of those foods for your family

to enjoy all year long.


The Grayson County Extension Service has the following Food Preservation equipment

that can be checked out with a $25 deposit, which will be refunded when returned clean

and in satisfactory condition:


3 Pressure Canners

Presto Dial Gauge

Presto Weighted Gauge

Mirro Weighted Gauge


3 Water Bath Canners

1 Presto Food Dehydrator

Ball Fresh TECH Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker

Ball Fresh TECH Harvest Pro Sauce Maker

Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving - $10 for latest edition 

Additional copies are available to check out free from our Extension Library.


DVD - "So Easy to Preserve"

includes video instruction on Canning Tomatoes, Pickling, Canning Fruits, Jams & Jellies,

Specialities, Canning Vegetables and Drying & Freezing.  Check out free from our

Extension Library. 


Free Pressure Canner Testing for Dial Gauge Canners


Plate it Up, Kentucky Proud Recipe Cards

Free at the Extension Office and feature seasonal Kentucky fruits and vegetables.  Each

colored, two-sided card provides nutritional facts, selection, storage and preparation

information on one side and the recipe on the other.


Links

Home Canning Basics

Home Canning Salsa

Home Canning Tomatoes & Tomato Products

Home Canning Vegetables

Home Canning Fruit

Home Canning Jam, Jellies, & Other Soft Spreads

Home Canning Pickled & Fermented Foods

Home Canning Soups, Stocks, & Stews

Home Canning Meat, Poultry, Wild Game & Fish

Home Freezing Basics

Freezing Vegetables

Freezing Fresh Fruits

Drying Food at Home

Recommended Food Storage Times - Cold & Dry Refrigerated & Frozen Foods


KENTUCKY PRODUCE AVAILABILITY GUIDE

BALL FRESH PRESERVING WEBISTE

KENTUCKY PROUD RECIPE SEARCH