UCCE Master Food Preservers of Sacramento County
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UCCE Master Food Preservers of Sacramento County

Recipes and Handouts

Below are the recipes and other handouts offered at our Wednesday night demonstrations, most recent on top.


June 19, 2019 - Salsa: Fun & Flavorful (PDF)

Pepper Heat Scale, Corn And Cherry Tomato Salsa, Tomatillo Green Salsa, Tomato/Tomato Paste Salsa, Choice Salsa, Mango Salsa, Spicy Jicama Relish, Tomato And Green Chile Salsa, and Spicy Cranberry Salsa.


May 15, 2019 - Wild About Berries (PDF)

Fruit Shrub, Blueberry Salt, Dried Blueberries, Light Strawberry Jam, Strawberry Balsamic Freezer Jam, Rasberry Vinegar, and Blackberry Liqueur Syrup.

Waste Not Want Not Food Scraps

April 17, 2019 - Waste Not - Want Not (PDF)

Tomato Powder, Tomato Skin Chips, Tomato Flavored Salt, Cinnamon Watermelon Rind Pickles, Homemade Liquid Pectin from Apple Scraps, Jalapeno Jelly, Fruit Honey from Peels and Cores, Broth from Frozen Scraps, Whey Facts, Edible Root–Veggie Tops, Radish Top Soup, Carrot Greens Chimichurri, Turnip Greens Frittata, and more.

Ricotta Cheese

March 20, 2019 - Making Soft Cheeses (PDF)

Cream Cheese, Ricotta Cheese, Yogurt Cheese.

Additional recipes (PDF)

Mozarella Cheese, Roasted Garlic & Dill and Sundried Tomato Cream Cheese Spreads, Sweet Cream Cheese, Blueberry and Italian Yogurt Cheeses, Raspberry Lemon Ricotta Cake, Lasagna Roll-ups, Kale and Artichoke Quiche and more.

Entrees in a jar

February 20, 2019 - Entrees in a Jar (PDF)

Beef Jerky, Spicy Black Bean Soup, Friendship Soup, Fruity Whole GraIn Cereal, Breakfast Casserole, Spaghetti Sauce Without Meat, Canning Chicken, and much more

Citrus: From Margaritas to Marmalade

January 16, 2019 - Citrus: From Margaritas to Marmalade (PDF)

Preserved Lemons, Sweet and Sour Candied Citrus Peel, Chipotle Lime Salt, Lemon Parsley and Garlic Salt, Dried Citrus Fruits, Margarita Marmalade, Margarita Mix, Orange Marmalade

Edible Gifts

October 17, 2018 - Sharing the Bounty: Edible Presents (PDF)

Almond Craisin Bark, Applesauce Cake in a quart jar, Black Forest Preserves, Cranberry–Orange Vinegar, Fragrant Herb Salt, Mulling Spices, Calico Bean Soup and MUCH more!

Autumn Harvest

September 19, 2018 - Autumn Harvest (PDF)

Apple Sauce, Apple Juice, Fruit Leathers, Dehydrated Fruit, Apple Pie Filling, Tomato Apple Chutney, Pear Butter, Low/No-Sugar Fig Jam, Freezing Fall Harvest Fruits

August 15, 2018 - Tomatoes All Year (PDF)

Ketchup, Salsas, Chutney, Sun-Dried Tomato Jelly, Dehydrated Tomatoes and Leather, Freezing and more.

July 18, 2018 - Filling the Pickle Jar (PDF)

Kosher Dills, Peach Pickles, Homemade Pickling Spices, Zucchini-Pineapple, Sweet Gherkins, Bread and Butter, Dehydrated Zucchini and Cucumbers, Sauerkraut, Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake, Pickled Red Onion.

June 20, 2018 - Stone Fruits and Grill Sauces (PDF)

Zesty Peach BBQ Sauce, Peach-Chili Salsa, Peach Jam with Sriracha, Peach Mojitos, Fruit Leathers, Drying/Canning Stone Fruits, Fruit Syrups and more.


May 16, 2018 - It All Begins with Berries (PDF)

Low/No Sugar and Traditional Strawberry Jam, Blueberry Spice Jam, Fruit Leathers, Berry Syrup, Fruit Vinegars, Canning/Freezing/Drying Berries, Steam Juice Extraction.

April 18, 2018 - Preserving Your Flora--More than Fragrant Herbs (2.5MB PDF)

Learn to identify and grow herbs, dehydrate, can and freeze to make: Rubs, Herb Blends, Salt Substitutes, Herb Butter, Jelly/Jam, Mustard, Chimichurri, Flavored Vinegars, and MUCH, MUCH more!

March 21, 2018 - Around the World in 120 Minutes--Tropical and Ethnic Foods (PDF)

Octoberfest Beer Mustard, Thai Basil Pesto, Bruschetta in a Jar, Salsa, Watermelon Rind Chips, Margarita Marmalade, Pizza Sauce, Island Jerk Rub, Cajun Spice Mix and many more.

February 21, 2018 - To Sweeten or Not to Sweeten--Sugars and Alternatives (PDF)

Apple Pie in a Jar, Roasted Red Pepper Spread, Freezer Lemon Curd, Applesauce, Balsamic-Fig Jam, Substitute Splenda for Sugar in Your Own Recipes, and much more.

January 17, 2018 - Citrus All Year (PDF)

Fruit Sorbet, Preserved Lemons, Citrus Salt, Cranberry-Orange Chutney, Lemon Marmalade, Candied Citrus Peel and much more.


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