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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

Tasty Super Foods On The Grill

Tasty Super Foods On The Grill

Yes you can grill beans, grains, lentils, nuts, and other super foods on the grill. Here’s how.

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Ice Cube Herbs

Ice Cube Herbs

Freeze fresh cut herbs in coconut oil or olive oil in these 3 easy steps!

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You Can Grill That?!

You Can Grill That?!

Move over hamburgers and hot dogs, here comes grilled kale, lettuce, and peaches. Grilling options that are sure to make your mouth water.

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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.