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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

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

Recent Food and Recipes Articles

Everything Pumpkin!

Everything Pumpkin!

It’s our own pumpkin patch! We’ve put together our favorite pumpkin recipes, facts, growing tips and more — all in one spot!

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Drink Your Pumpkins!

Drink Your Pumpkins!

More than just for carving, nutritious pumpkin can be used in smoothies and other delicious drinks. Try these recipes!

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Black Bean Salad With Corn, Red Peppers and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

Black Bean Salad With Corn, Red Peppers and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

Try this delicious and healthy black bean salad that uses lots of fresh lime juice and cilantro for extra flavor!

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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.