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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

Creative Picnic Recipes

Creative Picnic Recipes

Picnics don’t have to be plain. Satisfy your palate with some flavorful new favorites.

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No More Boring Pasta

No More Boring Pasta

Don’t let the idea of pasta bore you! Here’s a tasty recipe for an exciting pasta dish.

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Eat Your Asparagus … For Dessert!

Eat Your Asparagus … For Dessert!

Asparagus is among the first culinary harbingers of spring. But did you know this seasonal sprout can also be a sweet treat?

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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.