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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

Cooking hints and tips, suggestions for healthier family meals, grocery shopping advice and more.

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A Thanksgiving Feast Of Ideas!

A Thanksgiving Feast Of Ideas!

We scoured the archives for our best Thanksgiving recipes, helpful hints and more — all in one spot!

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Is It A Yam Or A Sweet Potato?

Is It A Yam Or A Sweet Potato?

It’s been said that yams have an identity crisis, because they are often mislabeled as sweet potatoes. Here’s how to tell the difference.

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Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

This award-winning mac and cheese recipe combines all your favorite flavors and is sure to be a hit with your guests!

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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.