Mom's apple pie, table setting, cranberry sauce

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 22, 2017

thanksgiving table

We ought to make the moments notes
Of happy, glad Thanksgiving;
The hours and days a silent phrase
Of music we are living.
And so the theme should swell and grow
And rise sublime at this good time,
A grand Thanksgiving chorus
.

–Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850–19179)

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
326th day of the year


Jamie Lee Curtis (actress) was born on this day in 1958.
Mary Kay Ash (entrepreneur) died on this day in 2001.


 
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Make-Ahead Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

This basic cranberry sauce recipe has a perfect balance of sweet and tart.

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Almanac Barn Night Light

The roof features The Old Farmer’s Almanac logo in a way reminiscent of the painted barn advertisements of the early to mid–20th century for soft drinks and roadside attractions.
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Mom's Apple Pie

Perfect Apple Pie

Looking for the best apple pie recipe—the one that Mom used to make? This is it!

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Sun Face Kinetic Wind Stake

Bring dramatic excitement to your garden with this extra-large kinetic wind stake featuring a 32-inch-wide Sun fan. Beautifully hand-painted metal Sun rays dazzle as the double-blade design spins in opposite directions, creating a mesmerizing effect. Video of the wind stake in action is available.
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Table Setting Guide

How to Set a Table | Table Setting
Setting the table isn’t as difficult as it may initially seem. The following diagram shows a full-blown table setting for a special dinner party. Adjust it as necessary to fit your menu.
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Bird Feeders

Fun feeders that are sure to attract lots of activity!
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All About Wild Turkeys

The Wild Turkey: History of an All-American Bird
The American Wild Turkey has become an iconic symbol of Thanksgiving. Perhaps a brief history about our native bird is in order.
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Almanac Outhouse Ornament

Made right down the road from The Old Farmer’s Almanac!
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Easy, Natural Table Display

Unusual Squash and Gourds for the Thanksgiving Displays
Colorful squash and gourds are signs of Thanksgiving to me—harking back to the Pilgrims—and the Thanksgiving table would not be complete without them. I especially love discovering the unusual varieties—warts and all!
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket. Buy more than one and save! No promo code needed.
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$9.97