Indian summer, baking soda magic, how to make sausage

Daily Newsletter for Monday, November 12, 2018

apple picking

My long two-pointed ladder’s sticking through a tree
Toward heaven still,
And there’s a barrel that I didn't fill
Beside it, and there may be two or three
Apples I didn’t pick upon some bough.
But I am done with apple-picking now
–Robert Frost (1874–1963)

Monday, November 12, 2018
316th day of the year

Nadia Comaneci (gymnast) was born on this day in 1961.
Ira Levin (author) died on this day in 2007.

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Indian Summer

Indian Summer: What, Why, and When
In the fall, it seems that almost any warm day is referred to by most people as “Indian summer.” And while their error is certainly not of the world-shaking variety, they are, for the most part, mistaken.


Sports Medicine Expert Debunks Anti-Aging Myths

Los Angeles doctor explains the at-home trick to feeling younger and improving the quality of life. Watch his shocking video!
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How to Preserve Herbs, Vegetables and Fruit in Vinegars
Preserving crops in vinegars is a great way to capture the aromas of herbs and other home-grown produce.
Wooden Wing Bookmarks

Made in Vermont from a very thin maple veneer that won’t damage book bindings. Choose from bald eagles, barred owls, great blue herons, ospreys, peregrine falcons, snowy owls, cardinals, eastern bluebirds, and hummingbirds.
Indian Summer Applesauce

Indian Summer Applesauce

Our Indian Summer Applesauce recipe is a reader favorite. Combine apples and purple plums for wonderful flavor and beautiful color!

Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

Retro design resembles a vintage advertising thermometer. Made in the USA.
Cranberry Dream Pie

Cranberry Dream Pie

This icy-cold Cranberry Dream Pie is sure to be a hit at any table. Made ahead of time and waiting in the freezer, it’s like having an ace up your sleeve.

Farmers' Market Cotton Tote Bag

Buy 2 or more and save $3 each! No promo code needed. This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. 
Baking Soda Magic

The Best Uses for Baking Soda
Baking soda is amazing! This versatile substance can be used to remove stains, keep your sneakers smelling fresh, and even get rid of your sweet tooth. Here are some of the best uses for baking soda.
Etched Porcelain Night Lights

Porcelain artwork that comes alive with detail and shadow when lit from behind!