Safe Preserving: Lots of Tomatoes to Can!

A common question we receive in the Extension office: I have a bounty of garden tomatoes to can. How do I know whether to pressure can them or can them in a boiling water canner? This blog post from 2018 shared by Extension Food Preservation & Food Safety Specialist Barbara Ingham may answer that question. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/safepreserving/2018/09/04/safe-preserving-lots-of-tomatoes-to-can/

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Home Food Preservation: Using Tested Recipes is Essential

Looking for proper canning methods and processing times? Using tested canning recipes from Extension’s Learning Store will help keep your family safe and healthy! Publications with recipes can be ordered online or printed for free as downloadable PDF documents. Learning Store Resources      

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Back-to-School: Lesson #1 Hand Washing

Is hand washing a habit in your family’s home? In time for Food Safety Education Month (September) and back-to-school, the USDA has issued back-to-school food safety tips focused on…hand washing. Why is Lesson #1 Hand Washing? According to Dr. Mindy Brashears, USDA under secretary for food safety, USDA research has found that consumers fail to […]

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Is your child ready to stay home alone?

School is out (or almost) for the summer!  The Home Alone program will help parents and children determine if they are ready to stay home alone. Parents and children should watch the Home Alone videos together and use the short activities after each video to discuss plans to stay safe. Topics in the videos include: […]

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Safe Recipe Style Guide

The Partnership for Food Safety Education has introduced a Safe Recipe Style Guide intended to dramatically improve consumers’ safe food handling behaviors at home. The Style Guide provides specific, concise recipe text to address four major kitchen

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Finding Reliable Information Online

Extension Food Preservation and Food Safety Specialist, Barb Ingham’s recent blog post has some important tips on how to find reliable information online. Finding reliable information online

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Real Colors® Personality Test

Real Colors® is a fun, interactive workshop that will provide you with skills to understand human behavior; skills that are easy to incorporate into everyday life. Since 2014, Paul Roback and Carol Bralich have facilitated workshops to over 800 participants from

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RSS – Are You In?

Have you subscribed to any UW-Extension RSS feeds yet? RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication.  RSS is a is a simple way to always have up-to-date information on a UW-Extension progam area that you are interested in.  Each time a new post is added to the website, you will receive a notification either in your e-mail […]

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