How to make pie, bringing plants indoors, saving money on heating

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, October 24, 2019

red leaves
The maple wears a gayer scarf—
The field a scarlet gown—
Lest I sh'd be old-fashioned
I'll put a trinket on
.
–Emily Dickinson (1830–86)

Thursday, October 24, 2019
297th day of the year


Kevin Kline (actor) was born on this day in 1947.
Antoine "Fats" Domino (singer) died on this day in 2017.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
How to Make Pie

How to Make a Pie: Crusts, Fillings, and More
Pie, brought over with the earliest settlers from England, has become an American institution. Making a tender, flaky pie crust isn’t just about the crust recipe; it’s about the right techniques. Keep everything cold and work the dough sparingly. See our tips—plus, videos on how to jazz up your top crust with a lattice top or braided top! 
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Caramel Apples Recipe

Caramel-Covered Apples

All you need are three ingredients for easy caramel apples! These are a tried-and-true favorite treat in the fall, especially around Halloween.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.
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Bringing Plants Indoors

How to Bring Outdoor Plants Indoors
When frost threatens, it’s time to move many of your outside plants indoors. Many tender bulbs, annuals, herbs, and tropical plants will only survive the winter inside. Here’s advice on which plants to bring indoors this fall and how to winterize plants and pots.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

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Saving Money on Heating

10 Ways to Save Money on Heating
Everyone wants to save on their heating bill, so here are 10 ways to cut heating costs and keep your home warmer in the cold season!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

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Bird Food Recipes

Homemade Bird Food Recipes
Here are some great homemade bird food recipes that can be used at any time of the year, but especially in the cold winter months when natural resources are scarce.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac

Detailed weather forecasts for the entire U.S., gardening and growing, food and recipes, astronomy, tides, home remedies, trends, handy tips, history, plus lots of humor—what’s not to like?  
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