People across the country are gearing up for home canning in efforts to preserve summer flavors for year-round enjoyment.

Consequently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now reminding the public that knowing how to can safely is essential to preventing the growth of dangerous bacteria.

“Home canning is a great way to preserve…

Home canning is a popular activity — but one that must be done safely in order to prevent the growth of dangerous bacteria, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding the public. “Home canning is a great way to preserve your garden goodies. But beware: if it’s done the wrong way, the vegetables…

Anyone who eats canned goods from China and Thailand — especially mushrooms and baby corn — may be glad to know that U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cops have been busy on the Asian beat.

After low-acid canned food facilities in Liujing, China and Mae Sot, Tak, Thailand were inspected by FDA inspections last …

Take a Note From Granny’s PlayBook…

…by making those jams and jellies she used to make.

…by pickling your cucumbers, peppers and green beans.

…by canning fruits and vegetables in sturdy glass jars.

…but make sure you update the recipes! Whether your grandmother or grandfather was responsible for storing the summer’s harvest, you may want…

This spring and summer, gardens popped up everywhere:  from empty inner-city lots to downtown rooftops to the White House lawn.  As summer winds down and an overabundance of cucumbers, tomatoes, and other produce threatens to overwhelm gardeners, options present themselves. Option 1: Donate your surplus garden produce to your local food bank. Option 2: Preserve…