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Delicious Rhubarb Chutney
Rhubarb Chutney Recipe
If you are looking for ways to use your rhubarb crop, we highly suggest that you try this Rhubarb Chutney.
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How to Peel a Chestnut
Here’s how to peel a chestnut—without cutting off your thumb! Chestnuts are harvested in the fall....
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...
How to Make Veggie and Lentil Chili - Video
This video shows you how to make this Not-Too-Spicy Veggie and Lentil Chili in a slow cooker. This...
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
Now that you have grown and harvested some beautiful winter-keeping vegetables, how are you going...
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!
Celebrate the seasons with this beautiful collection of seasonal photos shared by Almanac readers—...
Cinnamon Is the Star Spice of the Season
Every season has a star spice, and there’s no doubt that autumn ushers in the call for cinnamon to...
Vegetable Nutrition Facts
Here’s a quick list of the nutrients and minerals in your common vegetables. Fresh vegetables...
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...
Baked Apples Filled with Sausage recipe
It’s apple season! Make apples part of your dinner time with this hearty recipe! Get the printable...
Fermented Bread and Butter Pickles
I love bread and butter pickles. But the general kind of pickle, made with vinegar, lacks the...
10 Quick Tips to Preserve Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruit
What to do with the bounty from your garden? Pickle, freeze, or store it! Here are 10 quick fixes...
Breaded Fried Zucchini Rounds recipe
Try these Breaded Fried Zucchini Rounds from The Old Farmer’s Almanac Comfort Food cookbook. Never...
Heavenly Plum Kuchen recipe
See how to bake this Heavenly Plum Kuchen recipe from the new Readers’ Best Recipes cookbook! For...
Eats: Warm Brownie Pie
The Warm Brownie Pie from the Eats cookbook is the perfect dessert for a perfect day, or even for a...
Eats: Glazed Lemon Cream Scones
On a recent Saturday morning, I settled in to make these Glazed Lemon Cream Scones from the Eats...
Eats: Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole
Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole from the Eats cookbook is a new favorite in my household. I...
Eats: Super-Creamy Mac and Cheese
This Super-Creamy Mac and Cheese recipe from the Eats cookbook brings me right back to the happy,...
Eats: Roasted Autumn Vegetables
The vegetables in this Roasted Autumn Vegetables recipe are beyond delicious, and they star in our...
Eats Cookbook from The Old Farmer's Almanac
Sample three delicious recipes from our brand-new EATS Cookbook from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! What...
How to Chop an Onion in Four Easy Steps
Whether you’re making a sandwich or cooking dinner, there’s a good chance that you may be chopping...
History of Pickling and Pickling Spices
If you love pickles, you will be as intrigued as to learn about the history of pickling and...
Raspberry Honey Cake Recipe
Learn how to make this Raspberry Honey Cake With Raspberry Sauce recipe! For a printable version of...
How to Carve a Turkey
Get a quick refresher on how to carve the turkey before placing it on the table. This is the...
Tomato and Strawberry Salsa Recipe
Love this salsa! The sweetness of the strawberries and spice from the peppers combine for pure ...
Summer Salad Recipes
Here are three delicious salad recipes for this summer’s hot weather! Summer is a great season to...
Old-Fashioned Hair Care Tips and Treatments
To care for your hair, consider some old-fashioned or what we like to call “tried-and-true” ...
Sandwiches: Simply the Perfect Summer Meal
Sandwiches make for the simplest summer meal, so be sure to spice up your summer with these tasty...
Sourdough Starters and Recipes
The early pioneers used yeast batters to make their distinctive sourdough, and the “tang” of their...
Common Cooking Mistakes
Even the best chefs are guilty of something on this list of common cooking mistakes, and it’s time...
A Wintery Summer: Snow In July
You might not believe it, but it snowed in four states this July! While summer snow in Alaska is...
Recipes for Leftover Bread
Be sure not to throw out your leftover stale bread, as there are plenty of delicious recipes that...
In, then out, of a pickle
When an Almanac colleague and gardener greeted me one day with,”Good morning! I left a bag of...
A History of Switchel
Switchel, or haymaker’s punch, is an old-fashioned summer drink that carries great history. This...
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