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Family & Consumer Sciences

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Food Preservation

Preserving food for future use is a practical way to stretch food dollars and prepare for emergencies, such as hurricanes or extended power outages.  The three primary methods for preserving food are canning, freezing, and drying. Canning is the process in which foods are placed in jars or cans and heated to a temperature that …

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