Why I want to be mentor in this category:
Lots of bad canning advoce out there. A sealed jar doesn't mean the contents are safe.
What inspires me in this category:
Canning reminds me of time spent with my grandmother in the kitchen. And I love enjoying my garden year round!
Certified master food preserver and culinary judge - including canned goods.
Biggest Lesson Learned:
Practice makes perfect.
Books, classes, teachers that have helped me:
Training via university extension, Ball Blue Book
Education, Awards, Pro Experience:
Certified Master Food Preserver, Culinary Judge, Cooking Class instructor
- Don't use "homespun" canning recipes. If your recipe is older that 15 years, find a new one from a reputable source: USDA, university extension or Ball Blue Book.