UCCE Master Food Preservers of Sacramento County
University of California
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.  

Find recipes starting the morning of the demo and day after.


June 19, 2024 - Cherries and Berries

Jams, beverages, pie filling and more.

Waste not want not

April 17, 2024 - Waste Not--Want Not

Don't toss it, preserve it!  We will cover citrus uses in preserving many ways, vacuum sealing, ways to use old canning jars, composting at home 101 

February 21, 2024 - Herbs

Herb salt, herb jelly, dehydrating herbs, fresh herb sauces using basil (pesto) and parsley (chimichurri) with variations.

January 17, 2024 - Citrus

Note: we merged recipes from 2021 with 2024.  You'll need both packets to get all the recipes we talked about at the Zoom demo:

January 2024 and February 2021

Marmalades, salts and citrus peel.

November 15, 2023 - Gifts From the Kitchen Special Event 

If you weren't able to attend this event, you can still have some fun.

October 18, 2023 - 4 P's of Fall

Plenty of recipes for pears, persimmons, pumpkin, pomegranates--and pesto!

August 16, 2023 - Tomatoes and Peppers

Salsa, tomato jam, tomato chips and more.


June 15, 2023 - Emergency Preparedness


May 17, 2023 - Berries

Juice, jelly, vinegar, pie filling and more.

February 15, 2023 - Cocktails, Mocktails and Beverages 

Shrubs, concentrates, citrus salts, margarita mix and more.

January 18, 2023 - Citrus and Avocados 

Lemon, grapefruit, avocado preserving using boiling water canning.

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