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Celebrate National Champagne Day!

Celebrate National Champagne Day!

National Champagne Day is December 31st! Before you break out the bubbly, brush up on some of the terms, and try 4 delicious recipes where champagne is the surprise ingredient.

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Is It A Turnip Or A Rutabaga?

Is It A Turnip Or A Rutabaga?

Many people confuse these two root vegetables. We help you determine which is which, and provide a delicious recipe!

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Easy Potato Latkes

Easy Potato Latkes

These crispy treats have long been associated with Hanukkah. Enjoy a bit of history and 3 delicious recipes to try any time of year!

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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.