Power of vinegar, curing pumpkins, soups

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, September 27, 2017

shells and sand

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
Of Eternity
–Julia Abigail Fletcher Carney (1823–1908)


Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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The Power of Vinegar

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!
The Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Recipes

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.
Full Moon Lore

Full Moon and Good Luck
Can the Moon change your luck? According to Moon lore, in many cases the full Moon brings good luck. But not always!
2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

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How to Cure and Store Pumpkins

How to Grow, Cure and Store Pumpkins
Pumpkins are real stars in the fall vegetable garden.
Readers’ Best Recipes and the Stories Behind Them

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!
Kale (or Spinach) Sausage Soup

Kale, Sausage, and White Bean Soup

To add color and sweetness, substitute diced winter squash for the potato.

The Almanac Comfort Food Cookbook

A collection of more than 200 recipes that will put a big smile on your face!
How to Make Bone Broth

Using Bone Broth in 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.
Animal Track Trivets

Functional and decorative, our trivet features the footprints of moose, deer, bear, wolf, and cougar. Trivet measures almost 8 inches in diameter and is laser-cut from high-quality birch plywood.