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The 2016 Farmers Almanac
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Category — Food and Recipes

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Not a salad at all but an iconic layered dessert that marries salty and sweet. A must try!

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What is Pfeffernüsse?

These tiny spice cookies are a popular treat in Holland, Germany and Belgium and traditionally served during the feast of Sinterklaas celebrations on December 5th and 6th. Try our authentic recipe and make it part of your holiday festivities!

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3 Gluten-Free Pie Crust Recipes

Whether you’re feeding guests with wheat sensitivities or practicing Paleo, you can still serve up traditional Thanksgiving pies that everyone will love!

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Easy Ways To Snack Healthy!

Craving chips or chocolate? You don’t have to throw eating well out the window to indulge. Try these easy-to-make recipes for healthier snacks, that are even kid-approved!

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What The Heck is Scrapple?

November 9th is National Scrapple Day. Learn the origins of this Pennsylvania-Dutch breakfast food that is so popular in the Mid-Atlantic regions, it even has its own festival!

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Beer: It’s What’s For Dinner!

Oktoberfest celebrations may be coming to a close, but beer is still the main attraction and gives a boost of flavor to these delicious easy-to-make recipes!

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What The Heck Is Kuchen?

Kuchen means “cake” and this one is delicious! Learn the origins of this traditional German dessert and how to make it!

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Easy, Moist Chocolate Cupcakes

October 18th is Chocolate Cupcake Day! This simple recipe uses neither eggs nor butter, but relies on vinegar and baking soda for leavening, and the results are amazing!

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