Your family can enjoy seafood from the freezer that tastes almost as fresh and delicately flavored as the day it was caught, if you follow a few rules during preparation and storage. This publication outlines the best ways to prepare, freeze, store, and thaw seafood.
Traditional jerky preparation methods, in which raw meat is dried at about 140° to 155°F, won't kill pathogens present in the meat. Learn the steps in making tasty meat jerky at home, including a choice of three techniques that ensure your jerky is safe to eat. Produced by the University of Idaho. Reviewed by WSU specialist Lizann Powers-Hammond.
Preserving seafood with vinegar or citrus juices is one of the easiest food preservation methods known, but can yield a dangerous product if not properly prepared. Fish with high oil content (Chinook salmon, sturgeon, candle fish, anchovies, sardines, striped bass, and black cod) make the best pickled dishes. This publication presents a basic pickling recipe and detailed procedural information for preparing and storing safe, tasty aquatic foods.