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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

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Clever Ways To Use Cauliflower In Place of Carbs

Clever Ways To Use Cauliflower In Place of Carbs

Like pizza, grilled cheese, and rice but hate the carbs? Think cauliflower. Here’s how it’s done.

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Why You Should Be Cooking With Coconut Flour

Why You Should Be Cooking With Coconut Flour

Not just for the gluten-free! Find out why you should bake with this flour, and get a delicious peach cake recipe.

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10 Spice Blends You Can Make Yourself

10 Spice Blends You Can Make Yourself

Why buy when DIY is more economical and flavorful? Grab your measuring spoons and check out our recipes!

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.