KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Join master food preserver, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County nutrition educator, and professional cook Janie Greenwald as she hosts the Kitchen Class Series’ last class for the summer — Quick Pickles — from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 24 at Kingston Plaza.
The class fee is $35. Register by the Monday before the class to allow organizers to purchase supplies.
Participants will learn the boiling water bath method of preservation and the science behind safe, quick pickles and will take home a jar of what is made and canned in class.
To register, go to the website ulster.cce.cornell.edu and click on “Events.” Print the registration form for this event, and mail it with a check payable to CCEUC to Cornell Cooperative Extension Ulster County, Attn. Janie Greenwald, 232 Plaza Road, Kingston, N.Y. 12401. For more information, call Janie at (845) 340-3990, ext. 326.
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