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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

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Asparagus With Orange And Pine Nut Dressing

Asparagus With Orange And Pine Nut Dressing

Spring’s favorite vegetable gets dressed up with zesty orange, herbs and nuts!

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Make Your Own Shamrock Milkshakes For St. Patrick’s Day!

Make Your Own Shamrock Milkshakes For St. Patrick’s Day!

Yes, you can fake a shake! Enjoy this classic annual indulgence with one copycat recipe and two guilt-free versions to try!

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What The Heck Are White Hots?

What The Heck Are White Hots?

Learn more about this regional favorite that’s not your average dog!

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