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New library books

The following new books on self-sufficiency are available at the Grabill branch of the Allen County Public Library.

Preserving: Putting Up the Season’s Bounty

by The Culinary Institute of America

Explains techniques in preserving, canning and pickling foods, and features storage, equipment and food safety information.


by Miriam Rubin

Each little cookbook in the “Savor the South” collection is a big celebration of a beloved food or tradition.

The Hunter’s Guide to Butchering, Smoking & Curing Wild Game & Fish

by Philip Hasheider

An expert shows you how to turn your hard-earned hunt into delicious cuisine.

Kitchen Garden Cookbook: Celebrating the Homegrown & Homemade

by Jeanne Kelley

Provides recipes and practical information for growing favorite foods, regardless of urban limitations.

Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers’ Markets, Local Food, and Saving the Family Farm

by Forrest Pritchard

Pritchard undertakes to save his family’s farm through hilarious encounters with all manner of livestock and colorful local characters.

To Eat: A Country Life

by Joe Eck and Wayne Winterrowd

A book about the path food travels from garden to table.

Saving the Season: A Cook’s Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving

by Kevin West

West travels from the citrus groves chronicles America’s rich preserving traditions.

– Allen County Public Library