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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

Foolproof Corned Beef and Cabbage

Foolproof Corned Beef and Cabbage

Your slow cooker helps create this classic feast for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Make Your Own Fresh Pasta!

Make Your Own Fresh Pasta!

A delicious and memorable meal is only a few easy-to-follow steps away. Buon Appetito!

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Pistachios, The Smiling Nut!

Pistachios, The Smiling Nut!

February 26th is National Pistachio Day! Learn more about this “happy nut” and try a delectable 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.