Home canning may seem old fashioned to some, but it is a very “green” way of living. Home canning is experiencing a modern revival, and produces flavorful, high quality food that saves money as well. In step with the local food movement, home canning has experienced a popularity surge in America. As recent as 5 years ago, many Americans dismissed canning as a relic of the past, but today it is a thriving pastime and home canning enthusiasts can be found in urban, suburban and rural communities alike. Folks can for all sorts of reasons, including canning for profit, canning for food storage, canning to preserve a bountiful backyard harvest, canning to save money, and canning for pleasure. There are even canning communities who swap their recipes and wares, making canning both practical and social.
Marisolio is proud to offer a class on preserving some of the fruits and vegetables that are so abundant at this time of year. Join us on September 24 and get inspired to stock your pantry with some home canned food.
Our featured instructor will be Nicole Sass, who will share with us some fantastic pickling and canning recipes. “Vallecitos Pickled Peppers (made from our famous local peppers), Salsa Fresca, Grandma’s Mustard Pickles, and Apple Butter in a Crock Pot. All will be served with Pasta Autonno, a blend of seasonal harvest vegetables in a delicious sauce. You won’t leave this class with an empty stomach! Call 728-8853 for more information and to make a reservation. Two class sessions offered, 10:00 AM or 6:00 PM. $30.