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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

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Recent Food and Recipes Articles

Don’t Forget The Horseradish!

Don’t Forget The Horseradish!

Read why this potent condiment is a superfood superstar!

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Warm Up With Potato Leek Soup

Warm Up With Potato Leek Soup

This easy recipe will keep you cozy on a cold winter’s night.

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What The Heck Is Haggis?

What The Heck Is Haggis?

Haggis, the national dish of Scotland, is a type of sausage, and a by-product of the need to be as efficient as possible when butchering meat. Read the history of this unusual dish – recipe included!

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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.