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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Food and Recipes

What Are Zoodles?

You’ll never believe which vegetable transforms into a delicious pasta alternative! Hint: it grows really well in gardens!

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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

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

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

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What The Heck Is Ghee?

It looks like butter and comes from butter, but is it healthier than butter? Find out!

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Where Do Peppercorns Come From?

We know what they taste like and look like, but where do they come from?

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The Long And Short On Rice

Not all grains are created equal, but which is which? We break down the different varieties, and show you how to make a perfect batch!

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What The Heck Is Matcha?

Matcha is turning up everywhere, in lattes, energy drinks and baked goods. We tell you what it is exactly, and why everyone is talking about it.

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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.