Local home canning classes:
USU Extension in Weber County, 1181 N. Fairgrounds Drive, Ogden, offers:
• Salsa Sensations Aug. 26, noon-1 p.m., $3
• Water Bath Canning and Pressure Canning, Aug. 27, noon-1 p.m., $3
• Freezing and Drying, Aug. 28, 1-2 p.m., $3
Lunch (based on the canned results) will be provided. Register at 399-8207.
Salt Lake County Extension, 2001 S. State, #1200, offers free pressure gauge testing for pressure canners (extension.usu.edu/saltlake/htm/nutrition/canning).
Recommended canning guides:
• USDA's Complete Guide to Home Canning, available online at www.uga.edu/nchfp/publications/publications_usda.html
• The Ball Blue Book of Preserving, Jarden Home Brands, $4.99
• So Easy to Preserve, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, $15. It can be ordered at www.uga.edu/chfp