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Farmers Almanac
The 2015 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Recipe Contest!

Do you have an
unusual muffin recipe?

Muffin Recipe Contest

Calling All Bakers!

Send us your original muffin recipe and you could win up to $250!

Get Baking! It’s easy. Recipes must be original, have an unusual ingredient(s) (at least for muffins, yes carrots can be unusual, as are turnips, etc.), and still taste good.

Cash prizes:

  • 1st – $250
  • 2nd – $150
  • 3rd – $100

All recipes become property of Farmers’ Almanac. Winning recipes will be printed in the 2016 Farmers’ Almanac and online. Entries must be received by February 23, 2015.

No professional cooks, please.

Thank you for your interest in Farmers' Almanac's Muffin Contest. We are no longer accepting recipe entries. Stay tuned for updates!

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.