Big Game from Hunt to Home > PDF
For your next hunting trip, the information in this publication will make sure the meat you bring home will be high quality. Meat from big game animals (deer, antelope, elk, moose, and bear) is a nutr . . . . .
Canning Fruits > PDF
This publication explains how to ensure both safety and quality when canning fresh fruits. Details covered include selecting and preparing equipment; preparing apples, apricots, berries, cherries, pea . . . . .
Canning Meat, Poultry, and Game > PDF
This guide walks you through the essential steps to ensure tasty yet safe results. You will find information every beginner needs, including recipes and an easy-to-read table for determining process t . . . . .
Canning Seafood > PDF
Learn how to can salmon, tuna, clams, crab, oysters, shrimp and other fish and how to be sure your canned seafood is safe to eat. Author and revised by Carolyn A. Raab, 1979, 2003, 2011. Re . . . . .
Canning Smoked Fish at Home > PDF
This bulletin gives instructions for lightly smoking fish in preparation for canning and for the canning process itself. Fully smoked fish, in contrast, is too dry and strongly flavored after canning. . . . . .
Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products > PDF
Covers how to select equipment, prepare equipment and tomatoes, pack jars, add acid and salt, close jars, cool, test for a seal, store, and check jars for spoilage. Outlines steps for processing in pr . . . . .
Canning Vegetables > PDF
Canning is a great way to preserve your garden vegetables. When canned properly, vegetables will retain their nutrients and flavor. Canned improperly, they can kill, sicken, or be poor in quality. . . . . .
Drying Fruits and Vegetables > PDF
Written primarily for drying in an electric dehydrator, this guide applies as well to oven drying. Sections cover selecting, preparing, and pretreating foods for drying as well as storing and using dr . . . . .
Freezing Convenience Foods > PDF
Learn all about freezing foods that you have prepared at home, including cakes; pies; meat, fish, poultry,
and pasta dishes; soups, meals in a bag; and vegetable dishes. Find out which items not to . . . . .
Freezing Fruits and Vegetables > PDF
This publication describes how to freeze fruits, vegetables, and juices, and how to refreeze frozen foods. Includes freezing fruit without sugar, with ascorbic acid, in syrup, and packed in sugar; and . . . . .
Fresh Cheese Made Safely > PDF
Queso fresco, a fresh, crumbly, white cheese, can be made at home! Step-by-step process for making this cheese safely included. Author: Lizann Powers-Hammond 6 pages . . . . .
Guardado de frutas en conserva > PDF
Esta publicación explica aómo garantizar tanto la seguridad como la calidad de las frutas frescas guardadas en conserva. Los detalles cubiertos incluyen la selección y la preparación del equipo; la pr . . . . .
Guardado de vegetales en conserva > PDF
Guardar en conserva puede ser una estupenda forma de obtener el beneficio total de los vegetales de su jardin. Cuando se preparan correctamente, los alimentos retienen sus nutrients y sabor. Si se hac . . . . .
Home Freezing of Seafood > PDF
Learn how to prepare and freeze fish so that it tastes almost as fresh and delicately flavored as the day it was caught. Revised by Barbara Rasco and originally prepared by Kenneth S. Hilde . . . . .
Making Jerky at Home Safely > PDF
Traditional jerky preparation methods, in which raw meat is dried at about 140° to 155°F, won't kill pathogens present in the meat. Learn the steps in making tasty meat jerky at home, including a choi . . . . .
Pickling Vegetables > PDF
Describes the equipment and ingredients needed for pickling, and how to pack jars, process vegetables, and store the pickled results. Includes 17 recipes, processing times for various altitudes, and a . . . . .
Salsa Recipes for Canning > PDF
You can safely can a variety of salsas in a boiling water canner by following the procedures in this publication. Discusses salsa ingredients, including spices and sources of acid. Seven recipes inclu . . . . .
Smoking Fish at Home-Safely > PDF
This guide explains the basic techniques for preparing delicious, hot-smoked fish safely, including the crucial roles of salt, smoke, and heat. It also recommends refrigerated storage for all smoked f . . . . .
Storing Food for Safety and Quality > PDF
Proper home food storage ensures the retention of safe and high-quality food. It allows you to save money, decreases unnecessary food waste, helps to maintain health, and can save your life during eme . . . . .
You Can Prevent Foodborne Illness > PDF
In the United States alone there are some 76 million cases of foodborne illness each year. Learn about common and not-so-common foodborne pathogens and what you can do to keep them from making you sic . . . . .