As apples, pears, and quince flow into season, this is a perfect time to learn how to make fabulous low sugar preserves with local, organic fruit. In this workshop Jordan will cover all you need to know to make delicious jams and the keys to preserving food safely. You will learn Jordan’s secret techniques for making low sugar jam that is packed with fresh fruit and flavor. She will cover the topics of hot water bath canning and the PH scale and food safety. Students will get hands on experience with some of the Bay Area's very best produce, and learn techniques for making great preserves at home.
Students will work with local in-season, organic fruit, learn how to add spices, herbs and citrus to your jams to create your own unique recipes. You will also learn how to preserve fruit in honey in a compote.Students will go home with three jars of goodies and a lot of new canning knowledge.
No experience necessary, all materials provided in class. Students must wear closed toed shoes and long pants, and may bring their favorite apron.