Hummingbird nectar, Mexican soup, window box flowers

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

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

tacos-tortillas

May 5: Cinco de Mayo

Good Forey!
You drank wine of the maguey
until you lost your head:
ate pipián and tamalli,
tlemolito with xumiles,
and tired yourself of mextlapiles
in your tacos of tlaxcalli.

–Guillermo Prieto (1818–97)

ADVERTISEMENT

Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
How to Make Hummingbird Nectar
How to Make Hummingbird Nectar
Who doesn’t love hummingbirds? Hummingbird nectar is simple to make at home, but you do need to use the right ingredients. Learn how to make homemade hummingbird food and attract hummingbirds to your garden!
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Fill your garden with fragrance

Beautiful gardens are certainly lovely to look at, but sweetly scented gardens take our enjoyment to a whole new level. Here are some simple tips for creating a fragrance-filled outdoor space—from large landscapes to tiny decks.

  LEARN MORE  
 
Best Flowers for Window Boxes
Best Flowers for Window Boxes
If you’re adding some patio containers or window boxes to your home, be sure that you know which flowers are perfect for hot, sunny spots—and learn which flowers grow well in shade! See our lists for best flowers for sun versus shade so that you choose the right plants for your sun exposure! 
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

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. It’s a very simple test and only take a couple minutes to do. Click Here To Find Out Now >>

  LEARN MORE  
 
Mexican Chicken and Bean Soup
Mexican Chicken and Bean Soup

Mexican Chicken and Bean Soup is a hearty protein powerhouse loaded with chicken, pinto beans, and fresh veggies.

  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Ever get annoyed with zippers that catch?

Great for light jackets and backpacks (or just about anything with a zipper), pewter zipper pulls are fun and convenient! Helpful for people with arthritic hands, too!

  LEARN MORE  
 
Frijoles (Mexican Beans)
Frijoles (Mexican Beans)

This recipe for Frijoles is simple and tastes much better than your average Mexican beans.

  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Useful bookmarks made in Vermont!

These convenient bookmarks make wonderful keepsakes. Their thinness allows readers to use the markers without worrying about breaking the book’s binding. 

  LEARN MORE  
 
Hot Peppers for Health & Happiness
Hot Peppers for Health & Happiness
Not only are hot peppers delicious in cooking, but also they have healing powers—triggering a natural high and providing pain relief. Learn more about hot peppers for health and happiness!
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Get cooking in a Gardenia Apron!

Get cooking summer dishes! Enjoy your time in the kitchen this summer. This stunning kitchen apron evokes the fragrance of gardenias. Brighten up your kitchen with the Gardenia Apron!

  LEARN MORE