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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

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Recent Food and Recipes Articles

Love It Or Loathe It? The Great Cilantro Debate

Love It Or Loathe It? The Great Cilantro Debate

Find out what scientists are saying about this pungent herb and why the battle rages on!

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Got Leftovers? Whip Up Some Corned Beef Hash!

Got Leftovers? Whip Up Some Corned Beef Hash!

Have leftover corned beef and cabbage from your St. Patrick’s Day celebration? We’ve got the perfect recipe!

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March Is Noodle Month!

March Is Noodle Month!

Celebrate this comfort food carb with some history and an Asian-inspired recipe.

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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.