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Don't be a "Pickle-Puss"! Get into self-preservation!

Save the Season display at Manotick
07/09/2019

We're cruising into the tail-end of Summer, the children and teens are back to school, and the leaves are starting to turn.  If you're a gardener (or buy from the farmer's market) you may find yourself awash in fresh local produce. 

Maybe a little much.  

What to do?

Luckily, you may find your answer at the Ottawa Public Library.  The Library has all kinds of material (both recent and traditional) on how to keep the harvest to savour in the cold months of Winter, just as in the days before vegetables and fruit from faraway lands can find themselves on Canadian dinner tables before they've realised thay they've cut from the stem.  Anthropomorphizing and exaggerated, but you get the idea.

One of the Manotick Branch's displays, "Save the Season" gives us a nice sample of what titles are available to help you preserve your food for later eating.  You generally find books on this subject in the adult non-fiction under the Dewey Decimal Number 641.4, just before the subject area on cooking.

Saving the Season book display at Manotick