Preserving Food

  • Preserving food uses different techniques to extend its shelf life and prevent harmful microorganisms’ growth.
  • Methods of preservation can include drying, canning, freezing, fermenting, pickling, and using chemical preservatives.
  • These methods work by reducing moisture and creating conditions unsuitable for microbial growth.
  • This process helps maintain food safety and prevent foodborne illnesses.
  • Understanding these preservation techniques aids in making informed choices about preparing and storing food, resulting in a safer and more enjoyable culinary experience.