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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Little drops of water,
Little grains of sand,
Make the mighty ocean
And the pleasant land.
So the little moments,
Humble though they be,
Make the mighty ages
–Julia Abigail Fletcher Carney (1823–1908)
The Many Household Uses for Vinegar
Here are some of the many household uses for white vinegar—from cleaning to stain treatment to relieving insect bites. Vinegar is a “wonder” product. Discover its common and surprising uses!
There’s always something cooking at The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Features over 235 classic recipes (including contest prizewinners), cooking advice, timeless and timesaving tips, plus a handy kitchen reference.
How to Grow, Cure and Store Pumpkins
Pumpkins are real stars in the fall vegetable garden. They can be eaten straight away once harvested, but if you plan to keep them for longer you’ll need to cure them first and store them correctly. In this video, learn how to grow, pick, cure, and store pumpkins. .
Get the recipes that folks rave about! We invited Almanac readers to share their best recipes—the favorites served at family gatherings, potlucks, parties, and supper tables. You’ll love the heartwarming, humorous, and true stories that these cooks tell, too!
How to Make Bone Broth for Soups and Stews
Incorporating bones into your cooking improves the flavor of soups and stews while also offering health benefits, so we’ll show you how to do it as well as provide some great recipes.