Best apples for baking and cooking, 2019 fall foliage map, braiding onions

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, September 15, 2019

Harvest Moon

When the air is white with the down o' the thistle,
And the sky is red with the Harvest Moon
.
–Richard Watson Gilder (1844–1909)

Sunday, September 15, 2019
258th day of the year


Dan Marino (football player) was born on this day in 1961.
Johnny Ramone (guitarist and co-founder of The Ramones) died on this day in 2004.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Fall Foliage Map

2019 Fall Foliage Map
Have the leaves start changing? When will they peak? Check out the latest on our interactive Fall Foliage Map 2019—and add your report!
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Braiding Onions for Storage

How to Braid Onions
I normally don’t go in for a lot of frou-frou but I love to make a braid of onions every fall. They are not only a pretty way to display your hard-won harvest but I find it is a practical way to store them as well. They get good air circulation to last longer—and it is easy to see the size onion you want and to clip or pull it from the braid.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

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Planting Cover Crops

How to Plant Cover Crops to Enrich Soil This Winter
Late summer is the perfect time to sow cover crops for winter. In this video, we will show you how it’s done.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!
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Your September Horoscope?

Monthly Horoscope for September 2019
Here’s your monthly horoscope for September 2019. What could be in store for this month? Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides an astrological prediction at a glance for all 12 zodiac signs.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

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Best Apples for Cooking

Best Apples for Baking and Cooking
Not all apples are ideal for cooking! Below is a chart with some of the best apples for baking and cooking—from apple pies and apple crisp to applesauce and cider.
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