Dog Days, dog days iced tea, recipes galore!

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, July 3, 2019

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Cool in the very furnace of July
The water-meadows lie;
The green stalks of their grasses and their flowers
They still refresh at fountains never dry.

–John Drinkwater, British poet (1882–1937)

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The Dog Days of Summer
The Dog Days of Summer
The “Dog Days” of summer last from July 3 to August 11. What are the Dog Days of summer, exactly? What do they have to do with dogs? The ancient origins of this common phrase might surprise you. Enjoy this article about the meaning behind the Dog Days of summer!
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Dog Days Iced Tea
Dog Days Iced Tea

A hot summer day is the best time to whip up a refreshing pitcher of Dog Days Iced Tea.

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Fourth of July Recipes
Fourth of July Recipes
Celebrate Independence Day in style with some festive recipes, including Star-Spangled Chicken With Fireworks Salsa—and Star-Spangled Berry Pie for dessert. You’ll also find burgers, ribs, our prize-winning fried chicken and patriotic desserts to top off any great meal!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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Easy Grilling Recipes—And 10 Tips for Grilling Success
Easy Grilling Recipes—And 10 Tips for Grilling Success
If you’re going to grill, do it right! See if you know these top 10 tips for grilling, plus find our favorite recipes for the grill from classic burgers to BBQ ribs to easy kabobs.
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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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15 Picnic Recipes for Sunny Days!
15 Picnic Recipes for Sunny Days!
This year, pack a picnic and make some memories! We’ve got some delicious portable picnic food ideas—bean and potato salads, chicken salads, and fun sandwiches. Plus, we have summery drinks and yummy picnic desserts, including our best brownies.   
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Features dramatic photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, trivia, and more.

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