First snow contest, pie dough, super-yummy pie recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, November 15, 2018

Birch tree

Bending above the spicy woods which blaze,
Arch skies so blue they flash, and hold the sun
Immeasurably far; the waters run
Too slow, so freighted are the river-ways
With gold of elms and birches from the maze
Of forests

–Helen Hunt Jackson (1930–85)

Thursday, November 15, 2018
319th day of the year

Kevin Eubanks (musician & The Tonight Show bandleader) was born on this day in 1957.
Margaret Mead (author) died on this day in 1978.

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Super-Yummy Pie Recipes

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes: Pies and Puddings
When it comes to Thanksgiving, turkey may be the centerpiece of the table, but it’s dessert that can make the meal extraordinary. Here are eight scrumptious pie recipes using everything from classic ingredients like apples and cranberries to the slightly more adventurous combination of maple and bacon. (Yes, bacon for dessert!) Plus, we’ve included two delicious Thanksgiving puddings!


Millie's Pierogi

Millie’s Pierogi are handmade using the finest-quality ingredients. One dozen delicious pierogi are nestled in a tray, making a one-pound package of pure enjoyment! Order today!
All-Purpose Pie Dough

All-Purpose Butter Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

This is an excellent crust—tender, buttery, flaky. Use this all-purpose pie dough recipe with sweet or savory pies.



Diet Expert Tells All: "It's Like A Powerwash For Your Insides"

Dr. Gundry, who is a world renown heart surgeon, reveals how you can transform your gut with this one simple thing. Watch how!
Guess Our First Snow!

Guess Our First Snow Contest!
UPDATE: Well, that was quick!
Local Farmers' Market Tote

Save 30% while supplies last! Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.
Dealing With Mice

Mice can be quite frustrating when they munch on your plants and on your pantry snacks. Find out how to identify them and get rid of them.
Almanac Retro Advertising Thermometer

Vintage design! Made of metal in the USA. Mercury-free, too. 
Taller-Than-Tall Tales

Tall Tales and Fish Stories
Through the years, we’ve heard yarns that take the cake, but these tall tales took the prize—first, second, and third prizes—in our 1984 Essay Contest based on the theme “The Tallest Tale I Ever Heard.”
The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!