Tag: containers


Making Jellies

by P. Kendall and M. Lees-Cooley * (10/11) Quick Facts… Jams and jellies can be made from imperfect fruit (not suited for freezing or canning) as long as the fruit is not overripe, spoiled or moldy. Use three-fourths firm-ripe and one-fourth underripe fruit to make jams and jellies without added pectin. Use […]


Freezing Fruits

by P. Kendall* (4/13) Quick Facts… Freezing is one of the simplest and least time consuming ways to preserve foods at home. Berries and cherries are best frozen soon after harvest. Peaches, plums and apples may need to fully ripen before freezing. Small whole fruits, such as berries or cherries, can […]


Water Storage

Pat Kendall and Melissa Bardsley, Colorado State University Extension food science and human nutrition specialists and Glenn Bodner, Colorado Department of Health and Environment, Division of Water Quality and Control, drinking water engineer An unexpected blizzard, ice storm, tornado or flood can create water supply and safety problems. To be […]