Home Food Preservation

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Food Safety & Preservation Hotline Open for The Season

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The OSU Extension Service Food Safety and Preservation Hotline starts on July 16 and ends on October 12, 2018 (M-F, 9am-4pm). Call 1-800-354-7319 (toll-free)

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Should I Vacuum Package Food at Home? - SP50-603

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Things to know about vacuum packaging food, including safety and potential for bacteria to grow

Safety of Canned Food that Freezes - SP50-695

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Guidelines for determining the safety of canned food that has frozen.

Preserving for Special Diets - SP50-646

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This provides the home food preserver information on reducing sugar and/or salt when preserving food for those with special dietary needs.

Shipping Food Gifts - SP50-933

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Instructions and tips for shipping food products as gifts.

Using Preserved Foods Safely - SP50-494

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Guidelines for using preserved foods safely.

Drying and Roasting Seeds - SP50-534

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Information on safely drying and roasting sunflower and pumpkin/squash seeds, including harvesting, roasting, and storing.

Low Salt Pickles - SP50-533

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Information on how to make low salt pickles, including recipes, preparation, and processing.

Canned Lemon Curd - SP50-922

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Information how to make, can, and store lemon curd.

Canning Soups - SP50-931

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Information on how to safely can soup, including procedure and processing times. Includes recipe for clam chowder base.