Worst modern hurricanes, curing pumpkins, apple pie

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, September 27, 2018

apple in hand

In every orchard Autumn stands,
With apples in his golden hands
–Alexander Smith (1830–67)

Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Worst Modern Hurricanes

Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part III)
Now that we are well into hurricane season, we’ll continue to look back at some of the most notable hurricanes that have hit the United States. Previously, we’ve looked at storms from the early 1900s through the early 1990s. Let’s now take a look at five more recent hurricanes.
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Curing and Storing Pumpkins

How to Grow, Cure and Store Pumpkins
Pumpkins are real stars in the fall vegetable garden.
Holiday Dish Towels

Festive and cheery! Nicely made, easy-care cotton.

Upside-Down Apple Pie

Upside-Down Apple Pie With Pecans

Want an apple pie to impress your friends and family? Make Upside-Down Apple Pie With Pecans!

Almanac Field to Fork Cookbook

A collection of more than 120 mouthwatering recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, plus kitchen tips and food facts and folklore. 


Squash and Sausage Pasta

Butternut Squash With Penne and Sausage

Ready for comfort food? Butternut squash and sausage are mouthwatering partners in this simple but satisfying pasta dish. 

The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Features original, full-color illustrations.

Eat Those Colorful Veggies!

Eat the Rainbow of Fruit and Vegetables for Health
Ever heard of “eating a rainbow” of vegetables and fruit? Nature’s pigments are amazing at protecting plants—and us! Each plant color offers a different health benefit, so you need variety. We have a handy chart so that you can eat from four different color groups to improve your body’s health. If you are a gardener, consider choosing plants from each color category, as each one offers unique benefits for your health.
Natural Pine Wind Spinner

Add some interest to your yard with this classic wind spinner! Watch the video to see it in action. Made in Vermont.