Pressure Canning 101: Canning Stocks and Broths 10am-12:30pm
Attendees will learn the essentials of using a pressure canner to put up homemade stocks and broths for shelf-storage. Participants will have the opportunity to learn hands-on, how to safely and successfully prepare and seal the jars using the pressure canning method of home food preservation. We'll cover the safety basics and develop participants' understanding of dial-gauge versus weighted-gauge pressure canners, as well as common safety concerns with food preservation.
Lunch on the Farm 12:30-1:30pm
Staying for both classes? Join us for a communal lunch featuring locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients including sustainably raised meats (or vegetarian option available), both options will be gluten-free. Please indicate any other food allergies when registering and we will let you know if they can be accommodated.
Pressure Canning 202: Advanced Pressure Canning Concepts 2-4:30pm
This advanced level pressure canning workshop focuses on canning low acid foods and covers how to safely put up soups, vegetables, convenience items and dinner starter ideas. Participants will learn how to safely adapt existing soups, stews, and sauce recipes for pressure canning. Attendees must have baseline knowledge and some level of experience with of pressure canning stocks and/or must have completed the 101 level stocks class earlier in the day.
Participants will each take home a recipe and methodology packet.
Info for Both classes: PLEASE READ
Light refreshments will be served. Payments with check are also accepted, please select 'other payment options' linked below the pay by credit card option when checking out. The option to pay offline will be a grey box. Ticket sales final, but may be transferred to another class of greater or equal value.
About the instructor:
Kate Payne is an author and freelance writer, and a frequent consultant for design, decor, cooking, and crafting publications and sites. She lives in Austin with her wife and teaches classes on food preservation and other topics both privately and at culinary centers across the country. Her books Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking (HarperCollins, 2011) and Hip Girl’s Guide to the Kitchen (HarperCollins, 2014) are available wherever books are sold. Read more about Kate on her blog (http://hipgirlshome.com/) and website (http://katepayne.net/).
Kate Payne is the blogger and author behind the books, The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking (HarperCollins 2011) and Hip Girl’s Guide to the Kitchen (HarperCollins 2014). She lives in Austin, TX and hosts food/jar swaps and invites friends over often to watch and participate in canning adventures. She posts small-batch canning recipes, gluten-free baking projects, DIY cleaning ideas and other creative home improvisations to her blog, http://hipgirlshome.com/. Please read more about Kate on her website (http://katepayne.net/).
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