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10 Best Pie Recipes
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EATS: Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes
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Party Recipes for Christmas
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How to Make Warm Brownie Pie
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Easy Punch Recipes and Tips
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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes
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Christmas Cookie Baking Tips
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A Century-Long Passion for Pumpkin Spice
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Pumpkin Spice Mix Recipe
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Southern Comfort Caramel Corn Recipe
I love Southern food, and this SoCo caramel corn recipe is no exception. It’s a perfect adult-style...
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How to Peel a Chestnut
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Garden Party Ideas
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How to Make Toffee Popcorn - Video Instructions
These helpful video instructions show you how to make Toffee Popcorn, a delicious snack from our...
How to Make Veggie and Lentil Chili - Video
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Best Recipes from Almanac Readers!
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Best Pumpkin Recipes
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How to Store Vegetables
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Halloween Recipes, Treats, and Crafts
Enjoy our 10 best Halloween recipes and treats from The Old Farmer’s Almanac—plus, Halloween crafts...
Roasting Vegetables: Fall Is the Time
I have one word for your fall enjoyment: Roast! If you live frugally and aspire to a (so-called)...
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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese Recipe How-To Video
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Comfort Food: Creamed Brussels Sprouts
We know, you don’t like brussels sprouts—but this recipe for Creamed Brussels Sprouts will have you...
A Tomato Salad to Die For
There is nothing as delicious as a fully ripe, deep red, juicy, garden, heirloom tomato. Here’s a...
Canning and Preserving Your Harvest
If you are blessed with an overabundance of fresh fruit and vegetables, preserve your harvest for...
A Journey Through the Seasons: In Celebration of our 225th Anniversary!
Celebrate the seasons with this beautiful collection of seasonal photos shared by Almanac readers—...
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Tips for Baking Muffins
Here are some tips for baking muffins, including how to use muffin pans, making moist muffins, and...
Eating With the Seasons
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Vegetable Nutrition Facts
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Readers' Best Recipes: Free Samples!
We love this cookbook! Sample three reader recipes—and hear the stories behind the recipes! All...
Nana’s Funny Cake recipe
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Double-Apple Walnut Bread Recipe
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Baked Apples Filled with Sausage recipe
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Fermented Bread and Butter Pickles
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Top 10 Apple Recipes
Enjoy 10 of our favorite apple recipes, including the best apple pie recipe, apple butter, apples...
Breaded Fried Zucchini Rounds recipe
Try these Breaded Fried Zucchini Rounds from The Old Farmer’s Almanac Comfort Food cookbook. Never...
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