When I was a child I loved to walk down the stairs to the basement of my grandmother's apartment building and look at the rows and rows of vegetables and fruits stored in glass jars.
CROWN POINT | Registration is open for the upcoming five-part Home Food Preservation course offered by the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service to individuals interested in learning current food preservation techniques and how to preserve food safely.
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A Home Food Preservation course will be offered at the Purdue Extension Office in Crown Point from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 12, 19, 26, July 3 and 10. The course will be taught by Corinne Powell, extension educator at the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service. Participants in the five-day pro…
CROWN POINT | A five-part course in Home Food Preservation will be offered by the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service for individuals interested in learning current food preservation techniques and how to preserve food safely.
CROWN POINT | Homemade foods are often given as gifts over the holidays and add a personal touch. Canned gifts need special attention to ensure they are preserved correctly and safely, said Corinne Powell, who teaches food preservation classes for the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension…
For Daniel Gasteiger, the holiday season begins in May when the rhubarb and strawberries ripen. That's when he starts putting foods by for the many people on his gift list.
CROWN POINT | If "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," a classroom of Home Food Preservation students should be healthy for many months. A boiling water canning class was held this month at the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service office in Crown Point, where participants learn…
CROWN POINT - Marjy Hyman, left, of Hebron and Kathy Horvath, of Highland, recently participated in a Home Food Preservation class on canning tomatoes and tomato juice sponsored by the Lake County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service in Crown Point. Corinne Powell, extension educator for Con…
CROWN POINT | Would you like to learn how to can and freeze fruits and vegetables, preserve jams and jellies, or tackle making pickles?
As fresh vegetables and fruits start finding their way to local farm stands, people want to learn to preserve, to put up what's growing in their gardens.
When I was very young and living in Indiana Harbor at the four flat building on 135th that my grandmother owned, I was afraid to go down the poorly lit curving stairs and into the cement-floored basement.
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