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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Food and Recipes

No More Boring Pasta

Don’t let the idea of pasta bore you! Here’s a tasty recipe for an exciting pasta dish.

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Eat Your Asparagus … For Dessert!

Asparagus is among the first culinary harbingers of spring. But did you know this seasonal sprout can also be a sweet treat?

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Don’t Toss Those Peelings!

Wait! Don’t consign those fruit and vegetable peels to the compost bin just yet! Learn how to get the most from your produce!

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Delectable Desserts for Easter

While you can never go wrong with the classics, here are a few Easter dessert ideas that are as whimsical as they are delicious!

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Try These Scrumptious Spring Greens!

For sensational spring flavor, be sure to eat your weeds!

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Soy Joy: April is Soy Foods Month!

Soy: It’s not just for vegetarians. Here’s why.

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10 Tricks to Tempt Picky Eaters!

Turn your avowed avoiders into eager eaters with these ten tips!

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What the Heck is Kamut?

Broaden your horizons with this ancient, flavorful, and nutritious grain!

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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.