New! Making Jams Guide with recipes, ponytail palms, herbs

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

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, August 20, 2020

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How swiftly doth time pass away,
When happiness completes the day.

—Proverb

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How to Make Jam: Refrigerator Jam or Water-Bath Canning
How to Make Jam: Refrigerator Jam or Water-Bath Canning

Learn how to make jam—capturing the taste of fruit at the peak of season! In our Beginner’s Guide to Making Jam, we’ll show you how to make both quick refrigerator jam as well as try out boiling water-bath canning to store jars for up to 18 months. Plus, find 10 delicious jam...
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Heart Surgeon: Throw Out Your Olive Oil Now (Here’s Why)

Did you know that buying the wrong olive oil could be putting you and your family’s health at risk? Several brands  are made up of artificial ingredients that can lead to dry skin, achy muscles and joints, weight gain, and even heart problems.  Learn More….

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Roasted Red Pepper, Mozzarella, and Basil-Stuffed Chicken
Roasted Red Pepper, Mozzarella, and Basil-Stuffed Chicken

Roasted bell pepper, mozzarella, and fresh basil-stuffed chicken breast is one of those dishes that will become a regular feature at your dinner table.

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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook by The Old Farmer’s Almanac

Gardeners love it so much, we had to print more! Created for new gardeners, green thumbs, and old hands alike, The Old Farmer’s Almanac Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook is loaded with advice and inspiration to help plants—and growers—thrive.

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Ponytail Palms
Ponytail Palms

Ponytail palms are a unique-looking, long-lived indoor plant that thrives on benign neglect. They are very easy to grow, provided you don’t overwater them! Here’s how to grow and care for a ponytail palm in your home.
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The Almanac is the perfect stocking stuffer!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a delightful stocking surprise for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Enjoy a holiday season filled with wit and wisdom from your favorite Old Farmer. The Almanac is guaranteed to make people smile and to tickle your funny bones. Order today to get your Almanacs in time for the holidays!

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How to Freeze and Dry Herbs
How to Freeze and Dry Herbs

Don’t waste those fresh garden herbs! Freezing herbs is easy; there’s no need to blanch. Or, some herbs can simply be air-dried or dried in a dehydrator. Here’s how to freeze and dry herbs—as well as which herbs are best for freezing versus drying.
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2021 Calendars

SHIPPING NOW! Choose from our Gardening, Weather Watcher’s, Moon, Country, Everyday, and Engagement calendars.

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Pet Goat Facts and Tips
Pet Goat Facts and Tips

Are you thinking about getting a goat? Here are some interesting facts you might not know about our friends who were once known as “the poor man’s cow.”
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2021 Engagement Calendar

This popular week-at-a-glance planning calendar, now in its 26th year of production, provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Each day offers wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore. Each month’s opener features a month-at-a-glance planning calendar, full Moon name, fun facts and quotes, and more!

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