It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the number of choices offered in the grocer’s meat case with all the different cuts, marketing claims, packaging types, weights and prices.

The Cottonwood Extension District will host Freezer Meals From the Meat Case from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 2000 Main in Hays.

Join this Extension workshop to learn what the meat labels, cuts and claims mean and to feel confident you are choosing the safest and most economical meat choices for your family. Instructors will be Jamie Rathbun and Erin Petersilie, area Extension FCS agents.

After the presentation, participants will prepare two main dish freezer meals featuring different types of meat. Each meal will serve four to six servings and can be cooked in the oven, slow cooker or pressure cooker.

The cost for the workshop is $15 per person and includes a light supper, all training materials, freezer meal ingredients, recipes and instructions. Farm Bureau is co-sponsoring the workshop.

Register and pay fee no later than Jan. 19 at the Cottonwood Extension District’s Hays Office, 601 Main in Hays, (785) 628-9430. There is a minimum and maximum enrollment allowed for the class, so early registration is advised. Registration is considered complete when fee is paid. Contact Linda Beech, Extension FCS agent, for questions or more information.