The Science of Canning


This workshop will explain the scientific reasoning behind today's recommended methods for making and processing jam and jelly, while dispelling food preservation myths and unsafe practices of the past.

In this workshop, you will learn:

- The basics of water bath and atmospheric steam canning for processing jam and jelly.
- Techniques for making cooked and freezer jam and jelly.
- The various types of pectin products and their use for a proper set.
- The essential nature of various ingredients to a quality product.
- Recipes for reduced sugar and no sugar added jam and jelly.
- How to troubleshoot problems that may arise.