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Chicken and Dumplings
Shirley Wollard Woodlock of Texas learned to make chicken and dumplings while watching her mother, Jennie Wollard Nunn. “Hers were made to perfection,” recalls Shirley.
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Winning Oatmeal Recipes: Chicken, Pancakes, Meatballs
These winning oatmeal recipes come from the Almanac 2005 Reader Recipe Contest. Find oatmeal...
Vegetable Garden Layout Ideas
Get inspired with these free vegetable garden layout ideas! Choose the right design for backyard...
Fruit Kvass With Turmeric: For Your Health!
Ready for a healthy new tradition? Try fruit kvass with turmeric! Just a splash of this fermented...
Easy Chicken Recipes for Dinner
Find 12 easy chicken recipes to provide a solid rotation of “go-to” meals when you’re faced with...
Thai Chicken With Linguine Recipe
With this Thai Chicken With Linguine recipe from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the dinner “rush hour”...
How to Make Gluten-Free Chocolate-Coconut-Cranberry Cookies
For the printable recipe, click here! This recipe for Gluten-Free Chocolate-Coconut-Cranberry...
Ten Things Cookie Bakers Really Ought to Know
For better organization and enjoyment (and a delicious product!), follow these 10 tips for cookie...
The Way the Cookie Crumbles
Ever heard the expression, “That’s the way the cookie crumbles?” What does this mean? How does the...
Ethnic Bread Recipes for the Holidays
Certain holidays are accompanied by traditional, ethnic recipes, many of which are for baking bread...
Easy Sugar Cookie Recipes
These 10 basic sugar cookie recipes offer a delicious treat for any gathering of family or friends—...
Eight Great Salad Recipes
When you announce “We’re having salad,” do you hear a collective groan? You’ll turn their groans...
Cranberry Cardamom & Citrus Pinwheels
Guess what friends, cookie season is on! Here’s a seasonal take on the pinwheel cookie recipe,...
Holiday Kitchen Cleaning Checklist
Here are some holiday kitchen cleaning tips because, at this time of year more than any other, the...
How to Set Up a Buffet Table for the Holidays
When I’m setting up a buffet ofr the holidays, I borrow from the Swedish tradition of the Julbord...
How to Set a Table
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Christmas Table Decoration Ideas
As we gather together for holidays, the table we gather around becomes an important part of the...
How to Fold Napkins for the Holidays
Dress up a holiday table by including special napkins at each place. Follow these 4 easy steps to...
10 Best Pie Recipes
This year, we’ve gathered our ten best pie recipes, including apple pie, sweet potato pie, pumpkin...
What is Aquafaba? Aquafabulous!
You know the canned beans liquid that most people just dump down the drain? It turns out that the...
How to Make Warm Brownie Pie
Learn how to make Warm Brownie Pie from the EATS cookbook from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. This...
Easy Punch Recipes and Tips
Enjoy our simple punch recipes and tips, from easy fruit punch for kids’ birthday parties to more...
Christmas Cookie Baking Tips
These cookie baking tips will make your next baking session a cinch—at Christmastime or any time! ...
A Century-Long Passion for Pumpkin Spice
What is pumpkin spice made up of? Who came up with pumpkin spice? Where did this spice blend come...
Southern Comfort Caramel Corn Recipe
I love Southern food, and this SoCo caramel corn recipe is no exception. It’s a perfect adult-style...
How to Peel a Chestnut
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Garden Party Ideas
Let’s have a garden party! Set tables and chairs near the flowers or on the lawn and gather some...
How to Make Toffee Popcorn - Video Instructions
These helpful video instructions show you how to make Toffee Popcorn, a delicious snack from our...
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This video shows you how to make this Not-Too-Spicy Veggie and Lentil Chili in a slow cooker. This...
Best Recipes from Almanac Readers!
Sample three delicious recipes —a Low Country Chowder, Rocky Mountain Cuban Pork, and delicious...
How to Store Vegetables
Although most houses these days are not equipped with root cellars, you can probably modify some...
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)...
Storing the Harvest Without a Root Cellar
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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese Recipe How-To Video
This delicious macaroni and cheese recipe adds pumpkin for a much loved seasonal taste! Great for...
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!
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Cinnamon Is the Star Spice of the Season
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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
Nana’s Funny Cake is the perfect dessert for a family gathering or weekend party. The pie crust...
Double-Apple Walnut Bread Recipe
This delicious treat is a great alternative to banana or zucchini bread. It’s easy to make and a...
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