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Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas
Best Thanksgiving Recipes
Few feasts are so steeped in tradition as
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Food Trends of 2017
At the end of each year or early into the new year, famous chefs, food critics, food writers,...
Lavender Lemon Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Try cooking with herbs! This lavender lemon chocolate chip pancake recipe was a huge hit with my...
The More You Grow, The More You Know
As with life, years of gardening experience yield knowledge—so remember that there’ll be mistakes...
How To Clean, Trim, and Store Asparagus
Need to store your asparagus for a little while? Here are some easy tips for how to clean, trim,...
Top 3 Spices to Fight Colds and Flu
Did you know that three spices in your pantry fight colds or the flu? Yes, add some healing spices...
How to Eat in Seven Words
Looking for advice on a healthful eating plan? There are so many diets that it can set your head to...
How to Cook Grains Chart
Here’s how to cook whole grains—common and uncommon! Our handy chart lists grain-to-water ratio for...
Comfort Food Recipes from The Old Farmer's Almanac
Ready for some amazing comfort food recipes? We’ve got macaroni and cheese, meatballs, lasagna,...
How to Make Asparagus Hummus
Though seasonal in spring, you can usually find asparagus year-round. Grab some stalks and make...
Growing Leeks from Seed
Leeks are hardy and trouble-free vegetables. Sow them in late winter to mid-spring. In this short...
Companion Planting for Vegetables
The age-old practice of companion planting is based on the theory that certain plants can either...
Companion Planting Made Easy: See How To Do It
Companion Planting is easy with the new and improved Almanac Garden Planner! See how to select the...
What Is the Microbiome: You Are What Your Bacteria Eat!
Trillions of bacteria live inside our body. There’s an entire ecosystem—or, microbiome—that we host...
How to Make Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies
These Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies are super delicious morsels and very easy to make! Whip them...
Easy Turtle Candies Recipe
Our easy homemade turtle candy recipe is made with only four ingredients! The combination of...
Cooking With Flowers
Cook with edible flowers to add color and a hint of flavor to soups, chicken, and salad dishes. ...
How to Make Florentine Spinach Dip
Our recipe for Florentine Spinach Dip is a crowd-pleaser and very easy to make! Perfect for any...
The Most Nutritious Vegetables You Can Grow
What are the healthiest vegetables to grow? After all, if you’re going to plant vegetables, why not...
Winning Oatmeal Recipes: Chicken, Pancakes, Meatballs
These winning oatmeal recipes come from the Almanac 2005 Reader Recipe Contest. Find oatmeal...
Fruit Kvass With Turmeric: For Your Health!
Ready for a healthy new tradition? Try fruit kvass with turmeric! Just a splash of this fermented...
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
See how to make Gluten-Free Chocolate-Coconut-Cranberry Cookies from the Readers’ Best Recipes...
The Way the Cookie Crumbles
Ever heard the expression, “That’s the way the cookie crumbles?” What does this mean? How does the...
Ten Things Cookie Bakers Really Ought to Know
For better organization and enjoyment (and a delicious product!), follow these 10 tips for cookie...
Easy Sugar Cookie Recipes
These 10 basic sugar cookie recipes offer a delicious treat for any gathering of family or friends—...
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...
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
There’s pumpkin-spice everything in stores this time of year. Who invented pumpkin spice? Or, where...
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
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...
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)...
Pumpkin Mac and Cheese Recipe How-To Video
This delicious macaroni and cheese recipe adds pumpkin for a much loved seasonal taste! Great for...