Sore throat relief, darkest time of year?, comfort food classic

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, December 7, 2020

holly

The holly! the holly! oh, twine it with bay—
Come give the holly a song;
For it helps to drive stern winter away,
With his garment so sombre and long.

–Eliza Cook (1818–89)

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5 Natural Sore Throat Remedies
5 Natural Sore Throat Remedies
Here are five simple natural sore throat remedies to help ease the discomfort! Let us know how they work for you!
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Feeling Old? Do This Once A Day And Watch What Happens

Researchers have found a new at home test that you can do right now in your seat that can help predict future health and longevity. Click Here To Find Out Now >>

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2021 Hurricane Season Forecast
2021 Hurricane Season Forecast
On the heels of last year’s record-breaking season, another “above-normal” hurricane season is expected for 2021. Will we reach 30 storms again? (We hope not!) Find out what exactly is predicted for this year’s hurricane season. Plus, see answers to common questions about Earth’s most violent ...
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What recipes are Almanac readers raving about?

Readers’ Best Recipes and the Stories Behind Them brings you all the favorites served at family gatherings and supper tables, the ones that keep folks coming back for more. These exclusive recipes include Momma’s Salted Caramel Shortbread Bars, Gra’s Barbecue Chicken, and so many more! You’ll love the heartwarming, humorous, and true stories that these cooks tell, too. Order today!

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The Darkest Time of the Year (is Not on the Solstice)
The Darkest Time of the Year (is Not on the Solstice)
When is the earliest sunset of the year? Many folks think it’s on the winter solstice. But the darkest days are actually now—in early December! Bob Berman explains this phenomenon.
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Where can I find the best comfort food?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Comfort Food is a collection of more than 200 recipes that will put a smile on your face. You’ll find everything from familiar favorites—kicked up a notch for today’s tastes—to classic dishes that warm the heart with every spoonful. Enjoy comfort food this winter!

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The Legend of the Poinsettia as a Christmas Plant
The Legend of the Poinsettia as a Christmas Plant
The poinsettia is America’s most popular flowering holiday plant! Native to Mexico, the plant is called Flor de la Noche Buena (Flower of the Holy Night), due to its resemblance to the Star of Bethlehem. But how did this tropical plant become the quintessential Christmas flower across...
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How can I learn to cook with fresh, all-natural foods?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Field to Fork Cookbook is a collection of more than 120 classic mouthwatering recipes for every season! Make the most of your harvest with easy-to-follow recipes using sustainable produce!

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Beef Stroganoff
Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is comfort food at its finest. This easy-to-prepare dish is filled with tender chunks of beef, soft mushrooms, and a savory cream sauce.

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The Almanac is the perfect quiet winter read!

Cuddle up with a mug of tea, a cozy blanket, and The Old Farmer’s Almanac for a winter afternoon! Enjoy a holiday season filled with wit and wisdom from your favorite Old Farmer. The Almanac is guaranteed to tickle your funny bones and fill you with the comfort of tradition!

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