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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

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

Recent Food and Recipes Articles

What The Heck Is Mincemeat?

What The Heck Is Mincemeat?

Learn the history behind this traditional holiday food and how to make it yourself with our easy-to-follow recipe!

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Brew Your Coffee In A New Way!

Brew Your Coffee In A New Way!

Coffee can be brewed in a myriad of ways beyond the classic automatic drip. Why not experiment with a new method to get your jolt of java?

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Three Classic Stuffing Recipes For Thanksgiving

Three Classic Stuffing Recipes For Thanksgiving

These classic recipes are a perfect pairing with roast turkey; either one or all three will make a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving table.

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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.