Food Safety

Cast Iron Basics Class – September 14

Cast iron cookware has enjoyed a major renaissance in recent years.  Some benefits include it is inexpensive, widely available, and extremely durable.  If properly cared for, cast-iron cookware can last forever.  It has great heat retention properties and can be non-stick if seasoned properly. Want to learn more about this long-time kitchen …

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Cheese making Class – August 15

Making cheese is a great way to use local ingredients, save money, and be creative in the kitchen. Please join us on Tuesday, August 15, 6:00-8:30 pm CDT, at the Holmes County Ag Center, 1173 E. Hwy. 90., Bonifay.  Participants will learn to make and store various types of cheeses. Registration fee …

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Fresh Sausage Making Class – July 18

Tuesday, July 18 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley   This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of making fresh sausage.  We’ll demonstrate the entire process – what types and cuts of meats to choose, selecting your spices, food safety and proper handling …

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Makin’ Bacon Cured Meats Class – July 13

Thursday, July 13 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of meat curing.  We’ll discuss what types and cuts of meats to choose, food safety and proper handling of raw meats, different curing and brining methods, and …

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Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class – May 11

It’s time to move beyond jerky and learn how to preserve a wide variety of foods! What percentage of food is water? How much space can be saved removing the water from food? How much longer can food last if it’s dehydrated and vacuum sealed? Come learn how to maximize your dehydrator …

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Building a Basic Pantry/Using Stored Foods Class – April 18

Tuesday, April 18 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 PM CDT Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley Having basic items on hand helps you to save time and money when preparing meals.  Join us to learn ways to use stored foods in everyday meals and how to set up a basic, well-equipped …

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Cheesemaking Class – April 13

Making cheese is a great way to use local ingredients, save money, and be creative in the kitchen. Please join us on Thursday, April 13, 6:00-8:30 pm, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Ave., Chipley.  Participants will learn to make and store various types of cheeses. Registration fee is $5 …

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Makin’ Bacon Cured Meats Class – March 14

Tuesday, March 14 6:00-8:30 p.m. Holmes County Ag Center 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay       This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of meat curing.  We’ll discuss what types and cuts of meats to choose, food safety and proper handling of raw meats, different curing and brining methods, …

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Fresh Sausage Making Class – March 9

Tuesday, March 9 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Holmes County Ag Center 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay   This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of making fresh sausage.  We’ll demonstrate the entire process – what types and cuts of meats to choose, selecting your spices, food safety and proper …

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Rock the Crock Slow Cooker Class – January 12

This time of year is the perfect time to break out your slow cooker.  Come learn how to use your slow cooker to make everything from appetizers to desserts. Thursday, January 12 6:00 – 8:30 pm Sand Hills Baptist Church 6758 Highway 77, Chipley (Bay County line) Registration fee is $5 per person and …

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