Category Archives: Preserving/Canning

CSA 101: Learning to Eat Local

Chelsea Community Kitchen features blog posts about local food topics featuring local sources for those in Western Washtenaw County.  Guest writers are encourage to contact us at chelseacommunitykitchen@gmail.com for info about submitting a potential post. Wonderful presentation on the what, why, … Continue reading

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Chelsea Food Preserve

An idea of creating a fully equipped self-serve food processing facility is being proposed by local business owner Von Miller. This facility would be a place where people from the community can bring produce from their personal gardens, local farms, or … Continue reading

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TECHNIQUE TIPS: Charring vs. Roasting Peppers

Chelsea Community Kitchen features “Technique Tips” a blog post with tips for preparing produce.  Guest writers are encourage to contact us at chelseacommunitykitchen@gmail.com for info about submitting a potential post.           How to make roasted peppers? … Continue reading

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IN SEASON: Cherries

Chelsea Community Kitchen features “IN SEASON” a blog post about what’s currently in season in Southeast Michigan with local sources for those in Western Washtenaw County.  Guest writers are encourage to contact us at chelseacommunitykitchen@gmail.com for info about submitting a … Continue reading

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Get a Taste of Summer in February!

Chelsea Community Kitchen will present “A Taste of Summer,” Sunday, February 26, 2012, 3 – 5 PM, at St. Paul United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 14600 Old US 12, Chelsea, MI 48118 (between Main St and Silver Maples Drive). … Continue reading

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Apples, apples everywhere! And two applesauce events coming up soon.

What a terrific Michigan apple harvest!  Get them from local orchards, at Farmers Markets and at grocery stores, too. Here are a couple of timely events to consider: Saturday, October 8, between 11 AM and 2 PM, Terry Peyton will … Continue reading

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Info Sharing from Tomato Canning Enthusiasts

Sandra Crawford, who participated in last night’s CCK Tomato Canning session, passed along these tips: Here is a website/blog about canning:http://www.foodinjars.com/. You can sign up for her email notes, which is easier than trying to remember where the site is! … Continue reading

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It’s Canning Time – Check out these August offerings

You’re in luck if you’re interested in canning and live in the Chelsea area. CANCELED  Thursday, August 19, 6 – 8 PM, Terry Peyton is offering a class on canning corn at the CCK kitchen on Park Street. Wednesday, August … Continue reading

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Freezing Preserves Berries Without Adding Sugar

As tempting as it was to eat both pints of freshly picked raspberries I bought this week, I decided to try freezing some. Here’s a link to detailed freezing instructions that I found helpful: http://www.pickyourown.org/freezingblueberries.htm. And here’s my summary: Ingredients … Continue reading

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Tracking the Michigan Harvest

Here’s a handy site that will give you a “heads up” about when Michigan fruits and vegetables typically become available. http://www.pickyourown.org/MIharvestcalendar.htm Please “Contact Us” if you know of similar sights folks might find useful.

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