Home Food Preservation

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Food Safety & Preservation Hotline Open for The Season

Announcement

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)

Lane County Extension Upcoming Events & Classes

Newsletter

Classes, Events, and MORE!

Preserving for Special Diets - SP50-646

Publication

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

Low Salt Pickles - SP50-533

Publication

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

Canning Soups - SP50-931

Publication

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

Canning Checklist Bookmarks

Fact Sheet

Canning Checklist OSU Bookmarks.

Pressure Canner Use and Care - SP50-649

Publication

Information about the different types and uses of home canners.

Pectin Facts - SP50-808

Publication

Pectin facts - including manufacturer contact information.

Jams and Jellies: Problems and Solutions - SP50-746

Publication

Publications provides information on common problems and solutions when making jam, jelly, and fruit preserves.

Making Berry Syrups at Home - SP50-632

Publication

How to make berry syrup - includes tips on fruit preparation, cooking, processing, and storage.

Remaking Soft Jellies - SP50-604

Publication

What to do when jam or jelly is too soft? Includes recipe to remake jam/jelly, processing, and storage.