Preserved food is only as good as the fresh product you start with and how it is handled. We will talk about food safety in the kitchen, food safety myths, and review current home food preservation methods.
Biography: Benita Moore, owner/instructor of Aunt Bee's Kitchen, grew up
on a farm in the San Joaquin Valley preserving food from the garden and orchard with her mother and grandmother. She has a Food Service Technology certificate from Shasta College, was a Chef's Apprentice at the Redding Red Lion Inn, and a Certified Cook with the American Culinary Federation. Benita most recently trained with the UCCE Master Food Preservers in food safety and current home food preservation methods. Her mission is to teach people how to safely and deliciously put up food, and support the local farming community.