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Farmers Almanac
The 2015 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Food and Recipes

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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How Did Your Sandwich Become A Hero?

Here’s a breakdown of regional differences in these all-American favorites, including what to call them, wherever you are!

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11 Foods That Curb Hunger

Learn which nutritional multi-taskers help keep you satisfied and on track with your healthy eating and weight loss efforts.

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Make Your Own Almond Milk!

Check out this fun and easy way to make your own milk — no cows required!

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Think Outside The Cereal Box: Salad For Breakfast!

It’s time to step beyond the classic cold cereal in the morning! Why not mix it up with these delicious recipes and fuel your day right?

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Make Your Own Pita Bread!

Warm, homemade pita is superior over store-bought, which can be loaded with preservatives. Try our recipe which uses a traditional stove-top method.

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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.