emergency car kit, flaky pie crust, roasting tips

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 15, 2017

thanks

E'en in these bleak November days
There's gladness for the heart that heeds
.
–Charles Dawson Shanly (1811–75)

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How to Make a Pie: Crusts, Fillings, and More
How to Make a Pie: Crusts, Fillings, and More

Pie, brought over with the earliest settlers from England, has become an American institution. Making a tender, flaky pie crust isn’t just about the crust recipe; it’s about the right techniques. Keep everything cold and work the dough sparingly. See our tips—plus, videos on how to jazz up your top...
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Make Quick Work of Yard Cleanup!

Fall leaves are beautiful—but not fun to clean up. ECHO leaf blowers combine high speed with high-volume air output to create a helpful tool that not only performs the job but also is easy and comfortable to operate.

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How to Cook a Turkey: Cooking Times and Tips
How to Cook a Turkey: Cooking Times and Tips

Ready to roast the big bird? Here are our tips on how to cook a turkey, including a chart on how long to cook a turkey for peak flavor!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

A highly useful daily planner full of humor and useful advice. It’s an indispensable tool for managing your life and keeping yourself organized. Includes plenty of room for jotting down appointments and notes.

 

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How Are Yams and Sweet Potatoes Different?
How Are Yams and Sweet Potatoes Different?

Are sweet potatoes the same as yams? No… and yes. When orange sweet potatoes were first introduced, grocery stores called them “yams.” Why the confusion? Let’s get to the root of this matter—and give you the scoop on the difference between yams and sweet potatoes! 
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Original Vermont Outdoor Thermometer

Clean lines and classic elegance are the hallmark of this reliable outdoor thermometer which displays both Fahrenheit and Celsius scales. Satin nickel finish. 

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Winter Car Emergency Kit
Winter Car Emergency Kit

Emergencies can happen to anyone. Prepare for the worst-case scenario (especially in wintertime) by keeping the following supplies in your winter car kit!
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