Cave rescues, freezing food, cricket thermometer

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, July 10, 2018

lying in the grass

Very good in the grass to lie
And see the network 'gainst the sky,
A living lace of blue and green,
And boughs that let the gold between.

–Katharine Tynan Hinkson (1861–1931)

 
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Predict the Temperature with Cricket Chirps
Cricket Thermometer

Predict the Temperature with Cricket Chirps
We all know the evening sound of a cricket. Did you know the number of cricket chirps report the temperature? It’s true! We explain how to use the “cricket thermometer” method. And next time there’s a warm evening, count the cricket chirps!

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Fall Vegetable Garden Planning: Choosing the Best Plants for Autumn Growing
Best Veggies for Fall

Fall Vegetable Garden Planning: Choosing the Best Plants for Autumn Growing
Plan a vegetable garden to extend into autumn.  Now’s the time to plan the fall garden because you plant well in advance of the harvest. See how to choose the best plants for autumn timing—and more fall garden planning tips.

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Strawberry Hand Pies
Old-Fashioned Hand Pies

Strawberry Hand Pies

These old-school strawberry hand pies are so easy. The pies may be baked in the oven or cooked on a gas or charcoal grill. 

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2019 Almanac Desk and Wall Calendars
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Frozen Food Storage Guide: How Long Can You Freeze Foods For?
Tips for Freezing Food

Frozen Food Storage Guide: How Long Can You Freeze Foods For?
How long can you freeze food for before it’s no longer safe to eat? See this frozen food storage chart to find out whether or not you can freeze cheese, how long you can freeze chicken for, how long fruit lasts in the freezer, and much more. Plus, find tips for freezing foods ...

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