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UC Cooperative Extension--Stanislaus County

Home Food Preservation

 

 

Looking for canning, pickling, freezing, smoking, and drying instructions?   We have low cost publications available at our office or they may be ordered at ANR Communications (click here).  Olives, tomatoes, fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, poultry, jams, jellies, and wine making are just some of the topics.  Several are also available FREE online.

Free Publications from the ANR Catalog:
Safe Methods of Canning Vegetables (PDF)

Olives: Safe Methods for Home Pickling (PDF)

Safe Handling of Fruits and Vegetables (PDF)

Storing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Better Taste (PDF)

Cantaloupe: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy (PDF)

Peppers: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy (PDF)

Strawberries: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve and Enjoy  (PDF)

Tomatoes: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy (PDF)

Apples: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy (PDF)

Growing Seed Sprouts at Home (PDF)

Garlic: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, & Enjoy  (PDF)

Oranges: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, & Enjoy  (PDF)

Harvesting and Storing Your Home Orchard's Nut Crop (PDF)

Freezing Seafood at Home

Smoking Fish

Spiced and Pickled Seafoods

Fish Eggs for Caviar and Bait 

MASTER FOOD PRESERVERS
Stanislaus County has a team of Master Food Preservers that can help with your home food preservation questions.  Call our office to be refered to one.

OTHER RESOURCES

National Center for Home Food Preservation
The National Center for Home Food Preservation is a source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation. The Center was established with funding from the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (CSREES-USDA) to address food safety concerns for those who practice and teach home food preservation and processing methods.

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