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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

Cooking hints and tips, suggestions for healthier family meals, grocery shopping advice and more.

Recent Food and Recipes Articles

Gluten-Free Crabcakes

Gluten-Free Crabcakes

Try one of our “Healthy Snack Recipes” from our 2015 edition! Even gluten eaters will enjoy them!

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September is National Biscuit Month

September is National Biscuit Month

September is National Biscuit Month! What better way to celebrate than with a small bite of history and a few delicious recipes?

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Start Baking Some Muffins!

Start Baking Some Muffins!

Think you’ve got an unusual and delicious muffin recipe? Find out how you could win Farmers’ Almanac’s latest contest!

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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.