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Food Preservation

Food preservation enjoying a renewal with home cooks

Food preservation enjoying a renewal with home cooks

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.

September 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Home canning course offers food preservation lessons

Home canning course offers food preservation lessons

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.

June 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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One apple a day is not enough

One apple a day is not enough

November 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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4-H Food Preservation

Grand Champion Overall – Jacob Kemiel, Scipio

July 09, 2012 3:43 pm
Home Food Preservation Course

Home Food Preservation Course

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…

April 19, 2012 12:00 am
Tasty course offers food preservation tips

Tasty course offers food preservation tips

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.

February 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Gifts from the kitchen prepared from the heart

Gifts from the kitchen prepared from the heart

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…

December 22, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Cranberry class "can" do holiday cooking

Cranberry class "can" do holiday cooking

 

December 19, 2011 12:00 am
Preserve holiday tradition with gifts from the garden

Preserve holiday tradition with gifts from the garden

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.

November 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Falling for apples

Falling for apples

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…

October 31, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Students find out they "can"

Students find out they "can"

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…

September 01, 2011 12:00 am
Food Preservation class delicious for the table and the wallet

Food Preservation class delicious for the table and the wallet

CROWN POINT | Would you like to learn how to can and freeze fruits and vegetables, preserve jams and jellies, or tackle making pickles?

May 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Food preservation can be a healthy choice

Food preservation can be a healthy choice

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.

May 05, 2011 9:00 am Photos

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Food preservation: new methods enhance old traditions

Food preservation: new methods enhance old traditions

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.

May 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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