Hoppin' John, saving money in the garden, New Year bread

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, December 30, 2020

old-man

Yes, the Year is growing old,
And his eye is pale and bleared!
Death, with frosty hand and cold,
Plucks the old man by the beard,
Sorely, sorely
!
–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82) 

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Hoppin’ John: A Traditional Southern Dish for New Year's Day
Hoppin’ John: A Traditional Southern Dish for New Year's Day

Welcome in the New Year with Hoppin’ John, a traditional New Year’s Day dish, and luck will follow you all year long!
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Ethnic Bread Recipes for the Holidays
Ethnic Bread Recipes for the Holidays

Certain holidays are accompanied by traditional ethnic recipes, many of which are for baking bread. Here is a selection of festive breads based upon a cook’s jaunt around the calendar—from New Year’s Day Bread to Christmas Breads.
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Start 2021 off right with The Old Farmer's Almanac!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is your trusty companion for 2021! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac is sure to help you prepare for 2021 and make the most of this year!

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What does "Auld Lang Syne" mean?

Find out fun facts about every holiday with the 2021 Engagement Calendar. This popular daily planner provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Cheer up each day with wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore!

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How I Saved Money Each Year Using the Garden Planner
How I Saved Money Each Year Using the Garden Planner

This past year, gardener Susan Ashton saw incredible savings thanks to planning her garden! At our request, she kindly shared more details about her success using the Almanac’s online Garden Planner tool. We hope you find this inspiring and useful for the future …
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How can I start planning for next year's garden?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Planner is an easy-to-use online program that helps you plan your garden! Whether you want to create a garden for vegetables, a kitchen garden for herbs, or a beautiful flower garden, our Garden Planner will help you find the best layout for your space—plus provide all your planting and harvesting dates!

 

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