Cooking & Recipes Articles

Making sweet potato pie is a piece of cake, er, pie! Here are simple step-by-step instructions on... read more
Our make ahead Thanksgiving recipes will help ease the burden of cooking on this busy holiday. All... read more
Learn how to roast meat the right way so that it is as tender and juicy as possible. These seven... read more
Enjoy our best fall recipes made with your favorite seasonal ingredients—pumpkin, apples, squash... read more
Enjoy some delicious Halloween recipes and treats from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. From classic... read more
One-dish recipes are perfect when you want a solid family dinner but may not have the time for a... read more
Ready, Set, Grill!  Meat tastes great on the grill if you do it right. Here are some tips on how to... read more
Almost any apple can be enjoyed when eaten fresh. However, not all apples are ideal for cooking... read more
We love leftovers! In fact, leftovers are one of the best parts of a special Thanksgiving or... read more
This year, we’ve gathered our ten best pie recipes. Here at the Almanac, we love to bake—and, to us... read more
It’s amazingly easy to forget everything you learned when you cooked last year’s turkey. Here’s a... read more
Welcome to our everything-Thanksgiving page! Enjoy classic Thanksgiving recipes, cooking and... read more
Preserve your fruits. See how to make jams and preserves. Here are a few canning tips and recipes.... read more
Since the beginning of time, it seems, people have gone above and beyond to try the latest love... read more
These cookies are super easy to make and extremely delicious. They are great with semi-sweet... read more
Measuring vegetables for recipes is not always easy. The following equivalent measurements will... read more
With this Thai Chicken With Linguine recipe from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the dinner “rush hour”... read more
The history of ice cream is a messy one. Many nations claim to have invented it, just as various... read more
Cook up a Halloween dinner for something fun! Here is an easy Halloween menu with three recipes for... read more
Find Superbowl game recipes and party food ideas. From chili and cornbread to wings and finger... read more
Learn how to store your vegetables, fruits, and herbs—so that they keep longer and stay fresher!... read more
Enter The Old Farmer’s Almanac annual recipe contest with cash prizes! The 2016 Recipe Contest This... read more
Switchel was how colonial farmers quenched their thirst out in the hot, sunbaked fields. That’s... read more
The humble beet, steamed, boiled, roasted, pickled, borscht’ed—but especially served raw—has... read more
With canned tomatoes, enjoy that garden-fresh tomato taste in sauces, soups and stews all year long... read more
Try this Cubana Pie recipe for something delicous and different! It's basically a slightly spicy,... read more
Bobotie is a South African dish of which there are many variations. This one has a mildly spicy... read more
The idea was simple: Bring friends and family together for a delicous meal. I wanted to start with... read more
I love a lot of things about summer, but one in particular is the sweet crunch of fresh corn on the... read more
Blueberries are easy to freeze. Anyone can do it! Whether you grow blueberries, pick them, or find... read more
A few years back, my adult daughter moved to a toney Virginia suburb, where she found it... read more
When I found overnight cookies on, I had to try them. As a full-time working mother, I... read more
This Lavendar Scone recipe from our Cooking Fresh collection is simple to make for every day, but... read more
I hardly needed a reason to try this Chocolate Berry Torte recipe from The Old Farmer's Almanac ... read more
I am a huge fan of sweet potatoes, especially sweet potato fries. However, I don’t always want to... read more
Here are some fun facts about cranberries, an American native and a favorite seasonal ingredient in... read more
It’s the happiest time of the year—pumpkin time! Time to try this new Pumpkin Biscuit recipe! This... read more
On a recent Saturday morning, I settled in to make these Glazed Lemon Cream Scones from the Comfort... read more
Beet greens, spinach and Swiss chard are lovely, nutritious vegetables that can be tucked into the... read more
Pickling is a way to preserve the bounty of the season's harvest. See our tips, pickling measures,... read more