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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Food and Recipes

Homemade Chocolate, Done Right!

Learn to expertly temper chocolate right in your own kitchen!

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Everything Eggnog!

If you’ve only had store-bought eggnog, you don’t know what you’re missing! Get the history of this classic holiday beverage, plus recipes to make your own!

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Be a Gingerbread Genius!

Become the Frank Lloyd Wright of gingerbread construction with these helpful tips!

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Brownies: Moist, Gooey, and Irresistible!

Who can say no to a brownie? They’re chewy, chocolatey and oh, so good! Get our best brownie recipes and more!

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Cook Like a Pilgrim!

The first Thanksgiving didn’t have cranberry sauce or candied yams. Learn to cook like those first European settlers!

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Fixing Food Fiascos

Mushy pasta? Too much salt? Overcooked vegetables? Get help for these and other kitchen nightmares with these must-read tips!

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Pickle Perfection!

November 14th is National Pickle Day. Learn to make your own tangy, delicious pickles from scratch!

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Get Cultured with Kefir!

Learn to make this healthy, delicious fermented milk beverage right in your own kitchen!

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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.