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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Category — Food and Recipes

A Thanksgiving Feast Of Ideas!

We scoured the archives for our best Thanksgiving recipes, helpful hints and more — all in one spot!

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Is It A Yam Or A Sweet Potato?

It’s been said that yams have an identity crisis, because they are often mislabeled as sweet potatoes. Here’s how to tell the difference.

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Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

This award-winning mac and cheese recipe combines all your favorite flavors and is sure to be a hit with your guests!

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November Is National Pomegranate Month!

Delicious and loaded with health benefits, the pomegranate has been cultivated for thousands of years. No wonder the month of November is dedicated to this fabulous fruit!

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Get Stir-Crazy With Oatmeal!

Say good-bye to boring and hello to tasty with these unique stir-in ideas for your bowl of heart-healthy oatmeal!

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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Low calorie, low carb but big on taste!

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Make Your Own Witches’ Brew!

Tired of the same old cider and hot cocoa recipes? Why not fill your Halloween celebration cauldron with these chill-inducing recipes?

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Monster Mouths For Halloween!

Make these fun and nutritious “Monster Mouths” for snacks for your family. Simple to make and fun to eat!

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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.