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Fruit Pie Fillings for Home Canning

Imagine using home-canned fruits in pies, pastries, parfaits, cobblers, crisps, or even as a topping for pancakes. Recipes for home-canned fruits found here!

Mar 2021 | OSU Extension Catalog

Is my food still safe after these terrible power outages?

Q: Hi -- we lost power for about 20 hours last Saturday (2/13) and then in came back on for about 36 hours, only to go out again. As of this morning (Saturday, 2/20) we have been without any power for more than five ...

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OSU promotes food preservation, safety

Master Food Preservers operate hotline in summer and early fall

Jeanne Brandt | Feb 2021 | Impact story

Steam Canners: Use and Precautions (SP50-1005)

Research based canning information to use with a steam canner, including special precautions required.

Jan 2021 | Publication

Are home-preserved gifts safe to eat?

Q: I received a home preserved gift for the holidays. How do I know it's safe to eat?

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Enjoying Home Dried Fruits and Vegetables SP50-587

Dried fruits and vegetables make excellent snack and camping foods, but can also add variety to family meals. This publication offers a variety of recipes that use dried fruits and vegetables.

Sep 2020 | Publication

Preserving Mangoes - SP50-1006

Recipes and directions for storing and preserving mangoes. Green mangoes can be canned and made into sauce, chutney and salsa. Ripe mangoes can be frozen or dried. As mangoes ripen, they become less acidic. We do not have safe guidelines for canning ripe mangoes or mango sauce.

Sep 2020 | Publication

Home Canning Oregon Tuna

Learn how to home can Oregon seafood, specifically tuna, using a pressure canner in this demonstration video produced by the Oregon State University Extension Service, Family & Community Health program in Clackamas County, and Oregon Sea Grant program.

Sep 2020 | Video

Preserving vegetables: tomatoes (SP 50-920)

Tomatoes may be canned by themselves or in combination with other vegetables or meat (such as salsa, sauces and catsup or spaghetti sauce). It’s important to use safe procedures when canning tomatoes and tomato products. ...

Aug 2020 | Article

Preserving Tomatoes - SP50-920

Tomatoes may be canned by themselves or in combination with other vegetables or meat (such as salsa, sauces and catsup or spaghetti sauce). It’s important to use safe procedures when canning tomatoes and tomato products. Laboratory-tested methods must be used to destroy microorganisms that cause spoilage.

Aug 2020 | Publication