'Canning Basics' offered at Colonel Palmer House

CRYSTAL LAKE – Area residents will get a chance to learn the basics of preserving the summer's bounty at an upcoming event.

In "Canning Basics," the history of canning and usefulness in food preservation will come alive as "Dilly Beans" are prepared with green beans from the Colonel Palmer House garden.

This program takes place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Mrs. Palmer’s kitchen at the Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Road, Crystal Lake.

The cost is $15 for Crystal Lake Park District residents and $20 for nonresidents.

To register, visit www.crystallakeparks.org.

For information, call Mary Ott at 815477-5873 or email palmerhouse@crystallakeparks.org.

– Northwest Herald