Show 13, January 19, 2013: Delilah Snell, home canning and preservation (continued)

Delilah is also organizing the Craftcation Conference in Ventura from March 21 to 24, 2013. It’s a conference with workshops in business, arts, crafts and foods.

Also discussed was the new Cottage Food Act which lets home producers of certain artisan food products sell their products. Health Dept. inspection is necessary.

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Show 13, January 19, 2013: Delilah Snell, home canning and master food preservation authority

Delilah Snell is a home canning and master food preservationist who runs the Road Less Traveled  Home store in Santa Ana and the Craftcation Conference in Ventura.

It’s important in home canning for food safety to follow a professional recipe like the ones published by the jar makers.

The two methods of safe home canning are water bath and pressure canning. A properly preserved food product can be stored safely in the pantry for at least a year.

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