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Black Bean Soup Recipe
Black Bean Soup With...
This Black Bean Soup has a wonderful creamy texture and earthy flavor—plus, it’s filling and nutritious.
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Apple Rhubarb Crunch Recipe
This tasty fruit crunch is easy to make and full of delicious flavor! It was a hit in our kitchen!...
How to Successfully Harden Off Indoor-Sown Plants
Find out how to move your indoor-sown young plants outdoors without stalling their growth! How to...
The History of Ice Cream
The history of ice cream is a messy one. Many nations claim to have invented it, just as various...
Leek Soup to Help You Lose Weight
Soup can be an excellent food for dieters, as eating a soup course like leek soup before your...
Using Bone Broth in Soups and Stews
Incorporating bones into your cooking improves the flavor of soups and stews while also offering...
Mighty Good Meat Loaf and Meatball Recipes
One of our favorite comfort foods is meat loaf—and let’s not forget meatballs. Here are some...
Will Sacrifice Fresh Breath for Roasted Garlic Bulbs
The delicious smell of garlic, lightly dappled with olive oil and sprigs of thyme, roasting in the...
Happiness is all in the Soil
“I hate you, weeds!” I yelled, while furiously digging my pick into the ground. I have learned I...
Breakfast and Dinner Crepes!
This simple dish was perfect for a sweet dinner, then breakfast the following morning! I topped my...
Skillet Sea Scallops and Kitchen Habits From My Grandpa
I decided to enjoy my first dish from The Garden-Fresh Cookbook with a close friend. “You buy the...
Food occupies a unique position in our lives at the confluence of health, comfort, culture, social...
Best Rhubarb Recipes
Ready for rhubarb recipes? We love a good rhubarb pie, but we also love a rhubarb cake, rhubarb jam...
The Party Planner: Cooking for a Crowd
How much do you need when you’re cooking for a crowd? If you’re planning a big meal, these...
Overnight Cookies—for Real
When I found overnight cookies on Almanac.com, I had to try them. As a full-time working mother, I...
Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe
The Triple-Play Grilled Cheese Recipe by The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a home run! We’ll show you how...
Fermented Mayonnaise Recipe
Mayonnaise is something that can be made and fermented at home. It’s actually a very good idea to...
Ten Great Sandwich Recipes
You can make lunchtime a special occasion with these ten flavorful sandwich recipes. Featuring a...
Raspberries: Health Benefits
Raspberries are a delicious power food prized for the vitamins, fiber, and many health benefits...
Broccoli: Health Benefits
Broccoli has many health benefits that make it really good for you and your family, so even if you...
Leafy Greens: Health Benefits
Aside from supplying conventional nutrients, all leafy greens (especially the deeply colored ones)...
Vegetable Seedling Pictures and Identification
When plants are very young and just tiny seedlings, many people find that it’s hard to tell the...
Beets: Health Benefits
The humble beet, steamed, boiled, roasted, pickled, borscht’ed—but especially served raw—is...
Growing Vegetables in the Shade
Many readers ask how they can grow vegetables and fruit in the shade. A shady spot may not be the...
Dandelion Health Benefits
Gardeners curse the ubiquitous dandelion and its pervasive nature. They pop up everywhere in spring...
Fruit Kvass Recipe: Fermented Drink
See how to make fruit kvass, a fermented drink that’s probiotic-rich, refreshing, and hydrating!...
A Spring Tonic, using the early greens of spring, may be just the thing you need to get through...
Vegetable Garden Planner Review: Christine
We LOVE Christine’s review of the Almanac Vegetable Garden Planner! As well as creating her own...
Vegetable Garden Planner Reviews: Angela F.
You don’t have to be a pro to make great use of our tool! Angela used the Vegetable Garden Planner...
Vegetable Garden Planner Review: Allie W.
Allie used the Almanac Vegetable Garden Planner to plant her own kitchen garden, with veggies like...
More Good Reasons to Eat Your Vegetables
Think about plants. We can learn from the way they keep themselves healthy, and there are many ways...
Kale: Can’t get into it? Try a massage
I knew I hadn’t failed childrearing entirely the night my young daughter walked into the kitchen...
Pulses Recipes: Cooking With Beans, Peas, Lentils, Chickpeas
Here are 12 delicious recipes using pulses—lentils, peas, beans, and other dried legumes. What are ...
Five Best Pressure Cooker Recipes
Here are our five best pressure cooker recipes. Now you’re ready to cook delicious food, fast! No ...
How to Make Flatbread Recipes
Flat out of cheap, fast, and healthy menu ideas? I’ll tell you how to make flatbread recipes. They...
Spring Weather and Easter Babies
With spring’s start, why do we start seeing more baby animals, from lambs and bunnies to chicks? It...
Casserole Recipes: Main Dish, Chicken, & Vegetable
Looking for casserole recipes? When it comes to comfort food, nothing beats the satisfying flavors...
Carrots: Health Benefits
Carrots offer even more health benefits than the Vitamin A you might know about. Plus they’re...
Add a healthy option to your dip tray with this delicious recipe for Hummus! See printable hummus...
Eggplant Dip Recipe
How do you make eggplant dip? We’ll show you. Made with eggplant, yogurt, olives, and feta cheese...
Hot Buffalo Chicken & Cheese Dip Recipe
Our Hot Buffalo Chicken & Cheese Dip recipe is spicy, chunky, and oh, so cheesy! Perfect for...
Best Dip Recipes
Here are over 10 of our best dip recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac recipe archives—including...
Italian Vegetable Soup Recipe
It’s the perfect time to whip up a nice, big, hot pot of nutritious soup! To make this recipe even...
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