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McKinney Center

Culinary Arts

Canning Basics


with Robin Castania

Calendar Mar 11, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks


This course will cover the basics of the two most popular ways of preserving food; water bath canning and pressure canning.  We will go over publications from the National Center For Home Food Preservation as well as from the University of Tennessee Extension Office that will address food safety concerns for home food preservation and processing.  Students will work hands on in the preparation and processing of a few different foods, however some preliminary preparation may need to be done by the instructor prior to class time.  Students will come away with a basic knowledge of canning, where to go for additional information and a jar of what they have helped to can.

9:00 am - 12:30 pm, Saturdays, March 11, 18, 25, April 1.

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