Preserving Homemade Condiments, February 25 – March 11

The UMaine Cooperative Extension is holding a series of hands-on food preservation workshops, several of which are being offered through the Kittery and Marshwood (South Berwick) Adult Education programs, including this upcoming 3-class series on Preserving Homemade Condiments:

Preserving Homemade Condiments
Kittery Adult Education
Traip Academy, 12 Williams Ave, Kittery, ME
Mondays (3 classes), February 25, March 4, and March 11, 2013
5:30–8:30 pm
Fee: $5 + $45 materials

Making your own ketchup, mustard, and relish is fun and affordable, plus you control the ingredients and flavor. Use local and seasonal ingredients to make cranberry ketchup, beet relish, and herbed mustards. Learn how to prepare and safely preserve condiments using the hot water bath canning method. Participants will receive recipes and a jar of each product. Please bring a potholder with you to class.

Materials Fee (not included in the course registration fee), paid first night : $45.

Instructor: Kate McCarty, Community Educator, and Master Food Preserver Volunteers

To register: http://kittery.maineadulted.org/courses/course/preserving_homemade_condiments

Additional upcoming preserving classes:

Savory Herb, Pepper, and Garlic Jellies, Tuesday, April 2, 5:30–8:30pm, Kittery Adult Education
Preserving the Harvest: Rhubarb Orange Chutney, Thursday, April 25, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Kittery Adult Education
Drying Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs, Thursday, May 9, 6–8pm, Kittery Adult Education
Preserving the Harvest: Blueberry Jam & Jelly, Thursday, May 16, 6–9pm, Marshwood Adult Education, South Berwick

For more information: http://umaine.edu/food-health/food-preservation/hands-on-workshops/

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