Cooperative Extension Service
NMSU-Bernalillo County
Food Preservation Resources

NMSU-Bernalillo County
Cooperative Extension Service

1510 Menaul Blvd NW Ext
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-243-1386 | 844-409-0562
Fax: 505-243-1545

Food Safety

  • Guide E-118: Storing Food Safely
    How many times have you wondered if you’ve kept food too long and asked, “Is it still all right to eat?” To help you decide whether to keep it or throw it out, here are some simple guidelines and a food storage timetable.


Pressure Canning

  • Cooking with a Pressure Cooker
    This handy resource from prior Food Preservation courses taught at the NMSU-Bernalillo County CES Lab includes an Introduction to Pressure Cooking as well as discussions of the Three Generations of Pressure Cookers, a Safety Checklist, and the Three Methods of Releasing Pressure. Favorite recipes are also included. By instructor Cindy Schlenker Davies.

Cold Bath Canning & Pickling

Dehydrating / Drying



  • Cooking with a Pressure Cooker
    Favorite recipes run from Swiss Steak, Chicken Cacciatore, Barbecued Spare Ribs, and a Three Minute Veggie Plate. By instructor: Cindy Schlenker Davies