The Wildlife and Food Connection: What You Need to Know
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The Wildlife and Food Connection: What You Need to Know

The jaguar: proud, stealthy, strong and increasingly vulnerable Today, the jaguar’s home is being decimated by rapid deforestation to make the food we eat every day What’s left of the jaguar’s habitat is being swallowed up by the expansion of agriculture, like beef and soy production, into the Amazon and other important ecosystems The jaguar […]

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Unsafe Outdated Food Preservation Methods
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Unsafe Outdated Food Preservation Methods

Thanks for tuning into the Unsafe Outdated Food Preservation Methods module. I’m Megan Baumler, recording for Suzanne Driessen, University of Minnesota Extension food safety educator. Where do you get food preservation information? According to the National Center for Home Food Preservation 51 percent of home food preservers rely on family and friends for recipes and […]

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How to Make Nesselrode Cream – The Victorian Way
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How to Make Nesselrode Cream – The Victorian Way

Oh hello! Merry Christmas! Today I’m making a Nesselrode cream and I need to choose a good mould. I’m going to choose one with a pattern on it. Ah! Pineapples are very fashionable. For this recipe you will need: water caster sugar chestnuts gelatine cream vanilla Lemon cherries and candied peel This dish is mostly […]

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Food Preservation Demonstration: Freezing Rhubarb
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Food Preservation Demonstration: Freezing Rhubarb

Hello I am Kathy Savoie, Extension Educator with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Freezing fruit is a great way to take advantage of produce when in season and abundant so that you can use it throughout the year right from your own freezer. Freezing is a simple and easy food preservation method. When freezing […]

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What is the best way to preserve food?
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What is the best way to preserve food?

Are you tired of your food going to waste? Freeze drying could be your answer. There are a few different ways of preserving food. First, you can dehydrate. A dehydrator uses heat to slowly dry out food. The heat ends up destroying a lot of the foods’ nutritional value and shrinks and toughens the food. […]

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