Class to show how to pickle fruit

University of California Master Food Preservers will be on hand 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Madera District Fairgrounds to show participants how to make various gift items by pickling fruit.

These items include:

• Quick freezer jam so it can be used to make an upside down cake later

• Frozen and dried fruits

• Pickles

• Pie fillings

• Jams, jellies and marmalades

• Vinegars

• Fruit sauces and syrups

• Chutneys

• Spiced apples

Cost is $15, and includes a light lunch. To register, visit

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