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What are Spring Tonics?
, using the early greens of spring, may be just the thing you need to get through this month!
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Easy Punch Recipes and...
Enjoy our simple punch recipes and tips, from easy fruit punch for kids’ birthday parties to more...
All of these Thanksgiving recipes can be prepared ahead of the feast day, so that your main concern...
Seasonal Advice for...
Mark your calendar for November 2016, which we like to think of as the month of food, when the best...
Christmas Cookie Baking...
These cookie baking tips will make your next baking session a cinch—at Christmastime or any time! ...
What Is So Spooky About...
Can you imagine trick or treating among the flowers in May? Back on the 13th of May of 609 A.D.,...
Pumpkin Spice Mix Recipe
Would you like to re-create those pumpkin pie spice mixtures that are often for sale in gift shops...
A Century-Long Passion...
What is pumpkin spice made up of? Who came up with pumpkin spice? Where did this spice blend come...
I love Southern food, and this SoCo caramel corn recipe is no exception. It’s a perfect adult-style...
How to Peel a Chestnut
Here’s how to peel a chestnut—without cutting off your thumb! Chestnuts are harvested in the fall....
Blog: Easy Halloween...
Cook up a Halloween dinner for something fun! Here is an easy Halloween menu with three recipes for...
Garden Party Ideas
Let’s have a garden party! Set tables and chairs near the flowers or on the lawn and gather some...
How to Make Toffee...
These helpful video instructions show you how to make Toffee Popcorn, a delicious snack from our...
How to Make Veggie and...
This video shows you how to make this Not-Too-Spicy Veggie and Lentil Chili in a slow cooker. This...
Best Recipes from...
Sample three delicious recipes —a Low Country Chowder, Rocky Mountain Cuban Pork, and delicious...
Best Pumpkin Recipes
Add pumpkin to your recipes at home for a seasonal taste! From pumpkin soup to pumpkin bread, here...
How to Store Vegetables
Although most houses these days are not equipped with root cellars, you can probably modify some...
Enjoy our 10 best Halloween recipes and treats from The Old Farmer’s Almanac—plus, Halloween crafts...
I have one word for your fall enjoyment: Roast! If you live frugally and aspire to a (so-called)...
Storing the Harvest...
Now that you have grown and harvested some beautiful winter-keeping vegetables, how are you going...
Pumpkin Mac and Cheese...
This delicious macaroni and cheese recipe adds pumpkin for a much loved seasonal taste! Great for...
Comfort Food: Creamed...
We know, you don’t like brussels sprouts—but this recipe for Creamed Brussels Sprouts will have you...
A Tomato Salad to Die...
There is nothing as delicious as a fully ripe, deep red, juicy, garden, heirloom tomato. Here’s a...
Canning and Preserving...
If you are blessed with an overabundance of fresh fruit and vegetables, preserve your harvest for...
A Journey Through the...
Celebrate the seasons with this beautiful collection of seasonal photos shared by Almanac readers—...
Cinnamon Is the Star...
Every season has a star spice, and there’s no doubt that autumn ushers in the call for cinnamon to...
In the midst of cooking but don’t have the right baking pan size? You can substitute one size for...
Tips for Baking Muffins
Here are some tips for baking muffins, including how to use muffin pans, making moist muffins, and...
Here’s a quick list of the nutrients and minerals in your common vegetables. Fresh vegetables...
Eating With the Seasons
When you grow your own food, you are—by its very nature—eating with the seasons. Even if you don’t...
How to Grill Vegetables
This quick how-to guide on grilling vegetables gives preparation and grilling time instructions to...
We love this cookbook! Sample three reader recipes—and hear the stories behind the recipes! All...
Nana’s Funny Cake recipe
Nana’s Funny Cake is the perfect dessert for a family gathering or weekend party. The pie crust...
This delicious treat is a great alternative to banana or zucchini bread. It’s easy to make and a...
Baked Apples Filled...
It’s apple season! Make apples part of your dinner time with this hearty recipe! Get the printable...
Fermented Bread and...
I love bread and butter pickles. But the general kind of pickle, made with vinegar, lacks the...
Top 10 Apple Recipes
Enjoy 10 of our favorite apple recipes, including the best apple pie recipe, apple butter, apples...
Homemade Backyard Mint...
Ever tried adding fresh mint to your ice cream? It’s so easy and beyond compare! At this point...
Breaded Fried Zucchini...
Try these Breaded Fried Zucchini Rounds from The Old Farmer’s Almanac Comfort Food cookbook. Never...
Heavenly Plum Kuchen...
See how to bake this Heavenly Plum Kuchen recipe from the new Readers’ Best Recipes cookbook! For...
Eats: Warm Brownie Pie
The Warm Brownie Pie from the Eats cookbook is the perfect dessert for a perfect day, or even for a...
Best Tomato Recipes
Here are some delicious recipes with fresh tomatoes, from our best salsa to tomato sauce to fried...
Eats: Glazed Lemon...
On a recent Saturday morning, I settled in to make these Glazed Lemon Cream Scones from the Eats...
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