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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

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15 Fall Apple Recipes

15 Fall Apple Recipes

Nothing says fall quite like delicious, crisp apples. Here are 15 of our best apple recipes!

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Make Your Own Chunky Applesauce!

Make Your Own Chunky Applesauce!

It’s apple season! It’s easy to make and preserve your own chunky apple sauce. Learn how!

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Gluten-Free Crabcakes

Gluten-Free Crabcakes

Try one of our “Healthy Snack Recipes” from our 2015 edition! Even gluten eaters will enjoy them!

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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.