Heinz is offering a free guide to canning and pickling, just in time for season's end. It includes directions, tips and recipes for such treats as hot peppers, green tomato pickles, zucchini pickles and dilled green beans. There also are sections on pickled fruits, relishes, chutneys and salads.

For a free copy of the 21-page booklet write to: Heinz Successful Pickling Guide, P.O. Box 57, Pittsburgh, PA 15230.