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Children Can Learn Math and Science in the Kitchen

Now is a great time to help your child learn and understand math and science while having a fun time. The kitchen is the perfect classroom.

Five jars of canned stewed tomatoes sitting on a gray kitchen towel with a gray background.

Canning on Smooth Stovetop

Learn about the Dos and Don'ts of canning on a smooth stovetop.

steaks in a pan with a meat thermometer

Family Food Cent$ newsletters

The Family Food Cent$ Newsletter is published by the SDSU Extension Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) through a partnership with the South Dakota Department of Social Services.

A Guide To Water Bath Canning

Water bath canners have fitted lids and removable wire racks. While they come in many sizes, the canner must be deep enough to allow a minimum of 1-2 inches of briskly boiling water that covers the top of jars during processing.

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A Guide To Pressure Canning

Pressure canners may have a weighted-gauge or dial-gauge, for indicating and regulating the pressure during processing.

Mikaela Gist, Abby Christensen, Tae Shawn Little Thunder and Teagan Kolb.

4-H Volunteer Launches Kids in the Kitchen to Empower Youth to Cook from Scratch

December 18, 2018

Breakfast for 11-year-old Abby Christensen isn't coming from a cold cereal box this morning. Instead, she cracks a few eggs into dish, beats them and pours the mixture into a skillet. Once the eggs are the right consistency, she adds ham, folds the edges over the filling and sprinkles the omelet with cheese.