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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

Healthy, Homemade Ice Pops!

Healthy, Homemade Ice Pops!

Find out how to cool off this summer with delicious, healthy, homemade ice pops! Recipes included!

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5 Yummy Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

5 Yummy Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

No need to turn on the oven! Create tacos, baked beans, and other tasty meals in your slow cooker while you enjoy a day at the beach!

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The Dos and Don’ts of Potluck

The Dos and Don’ts of Potluck

Attending a potluck this summer? Check out these simple rules of etiquette to ensure you’re the perfect host and guest!

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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.