2020 Water-Bath

Canning Workshops

February 15, 2020

Silly Dog Studios
Langley, WA

Water-Bath Canning: Citrus Marmalade

Cost $70

 

February 15, 2020 Join Lori and friends in the Silly Dog Studios kitchen (aka, our home kitchen) to learn how to prepare and make beautiful, shelf-stable jars of citrus marmalade. Lori has been home canning in Western Washington for 25 years as an adult and before that she canned with her mother and grandmothers in South Dakota.

You will leave with at least 4 jars of your own delicious citrus marmalade that are shelf stable for up to two years. You’ll also leave with the confidence and knowledge to make more on your own and feeling more connected to home canners everywhere. The cost of this class includes the cost of supplies (e.g., jars, rings, lids, produce, and other ingredients), instruction, and recipe and safety handouts. Class size limited to 5 people. 1 p.m. to about 5 p.m. Your jars will be available for pick up 24 hours later.

 

1 p.m. to about 4 p.m. Your jars will be available for pick up 24 hours later.

 

August 8,2020

Silly Dog Studios
Langley, WA 

Water-Bath Canning: Garlic Dill Pickles

Cost $70

 

Join Lori and friends in the Silly Dog Studios kitchen (aka, our home kitchen) to learn how to prepare and make beautiful, shelf-stable jars of garlic dill pickles using fresh-picked cucumbers from local Workin Dream farm and garlic and dill from our own garden. This is a no-sugar recipe. Lori has been home canning in Western Washington for 25 years as an adult and before that she canned with her mother and grandmothers in South Dakota.

You will leave with at least 4 jars of your own delicious garlic dill pickles that are shelf stable for at least a year. You will also leave with the confidence and knowledge to make more on your own and feeling more connected to home canners everywhere. The cost of this class includes the cost of supplies (e.g., jars, rings, lids, produce, and other ingredients), instruction, and recipe and safety handouts. Class size limited to 5 people.

1 p.m. to about 5 p.m. Your jars will be available for pick up 24 hours later.

August 9, 2020

Silly Dog Studios
Langley, WA

Water-Bath Canning: Bread & Butter Pickles

Cost $70

Join Lori and friends in the Silly Dog Studios kitchen (aka, our home kitchen) to learn how to prepare and make beautiful, shelf-stable jars of bread & butter pickles using fresh-picked cucumbers, onions, and bell peppers from local Workin Dream farm and Silly Dog Studios own gardens. This is a sweet and sour pickle great on sandwiches, burgers, and as an easy side to most summer meals. Lori has been home canning in Western Washington for 25 years as an adult and before that she canned with her mother and grandmothers in South Dakota.

You will leave with at least 6 jars of your own delicious beet pickles that are shelf stable for up to one year. You’ll also leave with the confidence and knowledge to make more on your own and feeling more connected to home canners everywhere. The cost of this class includes the cost of supplies (e.g., jars, rings, lids, produce, and other ingredients), instruction, and recipe and safety handouts. Class size limited to 5 people.

1 p.m. to about 5 p.m. Your jars will be available for pick up 24 hours later.

August 15, 2020

Silly Dog Studios
Langley, WA

Water-Bath Canning: Stone-Fruit Jams

Cost $70

 

Join Lori and friends in the Silly Dog Studios kitchen (aka, our home kitchen) to learn how to prepare and make beautiful, shelf-stable jars of stone-fruit jam. There will be multiple recipes discussed (peach, apricot, plum), and we’ll make at least one of them. Likely using the amazing red plums from Silly Dog Studios’ trees or the wonderful eastern Washington peaches that show up at our farmers market. These jams will be made with sugar. 

Lori has been home canning in Western Washington for 25 years as an adult and before that she canned with her mother and grandmothers in South Dakota. You will leave with at least 4 jars of your own delicious red plum jam that are shelf stable for up a year. You’ll also leave with the confidence and knowledge to make more on your own and feeling more connected to home canners everywhere. The cost of this class includes the cost of supplies (e.g., jars, rings, lids, produce, and other ingredients), instruction, and recipe and safety handouts. Class size limited to 5 people. 

1 p.m. to about 4 p.m. Your jars will be available for pick up 24 hours later.

August 16, 2020

Silly Dog Studios
Langley, WA

Water-Bath Canning: Berry Jams 

 

Cost $70

 

 Join Lori and friends in the Silly Dog Studios kitchen (aka, our home kitchen) to learn how to prepare and make beautiful, shelf-stable jars of berry jam. Several recipes will be discussed (blueberry, strawberry, raspberry) and at least one will be made. Likely using the amazing blueberries from Mutiny Bay Blueberries here on South Whidbey. The jam we make will be made with sugar, because sugar reliably preserves berries for a year or more combined with the canning process. We will also discuss techniques for using honey, fruit juice, and other techniques for making low- and no-sugar jams and the impact to shelf stability and flavor of these choices.

Lori has been home canning in Western Washington for 25 years as an adult and before that she canned with her mother and grandmothers in South Dakota. You will leave with at least 4 jars of your own delicious honey-lemon blueberry jam that are shelf stable for up a year. You’ll also leave with the confidence and knowledge to make more on your own and feeling more connected to home canners everywhere. The cost of this class includes the cost of supplies (e.g., jars, rings, lids, produce, and other ingredients), instruction, and recipe and safety handouts. Class size limited to 5 people.

 

1 p.m. to about 5 p.m. Your jars will be available for pick up 24 hours later.

 

August 29, 2020

Silly Dog Studios
Langley, WA

Water-Bath Canning: Pickled Mixed Vegetables

Cost $70

 

Join Lori and friends in the Silly Dog Studios kitchen (aka, our home kitchen) to learn how to prepare and make beautiful, shelf-stable jars of pickled mixed vegetables using vegetables from nearby Working Dream farm and out of our own garden. This is a no-sugar recipe. Lori has been home canning in Western Washington for 25 years as an adult and before that she canned with her mother and grandmothers in South Dakota. 

You will leave with at least 4 jars of your own delicious pickled mixed vegetables that are shelf stable for at least a year. You’ll also leave with the confidence and knowledge to make more on your own and feeling more connected to home canners everywhere. The cost of this class includes the cost of supplies (e.g., jars, rings, lids, produce, and other ingredients), instruction, and recipe and safety handouts. Class size limited to 5 people.

1 p.m. to about 5 p.m. Your jars will be available for pick up 24 hours later.

October 17, 2020

Silly Dog Studios
Langley, WA

Water-Bath Canning: Quince Jam & Quince Paste

Cost $70

 

Join Lori and friends in the Silly Dog Studios kitchen (aka, our home kitchen) to learn how to prepare and make beautiful, shelf-stable jars of quince jam using quince from a local friend’s tree. We’ll also walk through the process of making quince paste, although we won’t make it because it’s an all-day (but totally worth it) process. There will be quince jam and quince paste for tasting, and I’m available via text and email for question-asking when you try this on your own! Lori has been home canning in Western Washington for 25 years as an adult and before that she canned with her mother and grandmothers in South Dakota.

You will leave with at least 4 jars of your own delicious quince jam that are shelf stable for up to two years. You’ll also leave with the confidence and knowledge to make more on your own and feeling more connected to home canners everywhere. The cost of this class includes the cost of supplies (e.g., jars, rings, lids, produce, and other ingredients), instruction, and recipe and safety handouts. Class size limited to 5 people. 1 p.m. to about 5 p.m. Your jars will be available for pick up 24 hours later.”

1 p.m. to about 5 p.m. Your jars will be available for pick up 24 hours later.