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Reminder of the remaining open classes for December 2021 Cannery Class Schedule

December 2021 Canning Classes

The December Class schedule is in!

Sign up as classes fill quickly for some of these.

What you get when you pay for a class:

1) Knowledge! You get to learn how to make a new recipe from scratch. You get to learn how to can that recipe. You get to learn how to utilize that canned product into a meal for you and/or your family.

2) You get a snack or meal, depending on what the class is! This is so you can taste what you made and to get one idea of how to use use that jar.

3) You get to meet new people and make new friends! Lots of people have made new and lasting friendships from our classes.

4) By purchasing a class, you are also supporting the Cannery! Every class helps keep our doors open by helping us pay our bills. We are a non-profit Organization and rely on donations, classes, grants, Cannery store purchases and Volunteers to keep us up and running.

5) You get to shop in our Cannery store and check out what local small businesses have to offer while waiting for your jars to process. Every purchase helps a local small business and helps support the Cannery!

6) You always go home with 1 jar of what you made that day, a recipe to make it again on your own and the hands on experience!

Lecture - Intro to Home Canning

Date: December 4, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a two-hour discussion focused on the basics of home canning oriented toward beginners that want to understand the basics of canning before practicing preservation in the kitchen. In this lecture class we will discuss a brief history of home canning, canning tools, sanitization practices, water bath canning, pressure canning, different recipe types, and safe storage practices. The lecture will also focus on the science behind safe canning including pH, the importance of time and temperature, bacterial growth, and why certain food items should not be canned. We will also discuss common canning additives including pectin, citric acid, canning salts, and vinegars.

Price: $15 per person

This class is limited to a max 12 persons.

Classes are non-refundable

Beef Barbacoa

Date: December 7, 2021

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

These delicious savory tacos are a wonderful precooked meal that surpasses the regular weeknight taco dinner. This recipe is easily pressure canned yet offers extradentary traditional flavors. Each student will go home with a pint sized jar of taco meat. In class we will make fresh tortillas and try our meal for lunch.

Price: $40 per person

This class is limited to a max 8 persons.

Classes are non-refundable

Ultimate Veggie Combo

Date: December 10, 2021

Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am

In this class you will learn the different veggies you can combine to make the "Ultimate Veggie Combo"! This is a great base of veggies to add to soups and more.

All students will go home with a pint jar.

This is a hands on class.

All classes are non-refundable.

Price: $25.00

This class is limited to a max 10 persons.

Classes are non-refundable

El Pastor Pork Tacos

Date: December 11, 2021