Home Food Preservation

Be safe. Have Fun. Call with canning questions.

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)

Drying Herbs - SP50-921

Publication

Information on herbs, including harvesting, drying methods, storage, and use.

Drying Herbs - SP50-921

Publication

Information on herbs, including harvesting, drying methods, storage, and use.

Flavored Vinegars - SP50-736

Educational Document

Information on making flavored vinegars - includes recipes and facts regarding food safety issues.

Herbs and Vegetables in Oil - SP50-701

Publication

It’s important to keep food safety in mind when storing vegetables (such as garlic, mushrooms, chili peppers) or herbs in oil. These low-acid foods can be a source of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, which are found in soil, water, and air. This publication provides recipes and information on safe and proper storage.

Making Garlic- and Herb-Infused Oils at Home

OSU Extension Catalog

Describes safe and simple procedures for flavoring oils from spices in your own garden.