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Strawberry Recipe Contest
Welcome to this year’s “Strawberry Recipe Contest,” sponsored by
The 2019 Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Guide
. Three winners will be published in the beautiful
FREE BEGINNER'S GARDEN GUIDE!
BONUS: You’ll also receive our
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: 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 ...
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...
The Easiest Pickles Ever
I thought it was about time I learned about canning and preserving after a coworker brought in her...
Apple Cider Vinegar Drink: It's Trending!
Apple cider vinegar might not sound appetizing on its own, but this super healthy food can be...
Best Applesauce Recipes
Here are the best homemade applesauce recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, along with many...
Summer Peach Crisp
A warm and delicious peach crisp is a quintessential summer dessert. If you’re looking for a tried-...
Uncommon Ingredient Substitutions
Here is a list of uncommon ingredient substitutes, for those recipes with hard-to-find ingredients...
Measurements and Conversions Chart
Here is a chart of household measurements and metric conversions. TABLE OF MEASURES...
Seasonal Crafts: Make a Glove Turkey (Thanksgiving Table Decoration)
Make a glove turkey, a cute decoration for a Thanksgiving table centerpiece. Here’s how. Use three...
Summer Drink Recipes: Cool Off!
Thirsting for a refreshing summer drink on a hot day? Here are some deliciously cool recipes from...
Summer Heat Wave of 1936
Eighty years ago as of July 2016, a blistering heat wave hit the eastern seaboard. We may complain...
Strawberry Lemonade: Light and sweet flavors for a summer evening!
This Strawberry Lemonade is sweet but would be a refreshing drink on a hot summer afternoon. It...
Common Ingredient Substitutions
The following is a list of substitutions for common cooking ingredients. ITEM AMOUNT SUBSTITUTION...
Lavender Scones Recipe
This Lavendar Scone recipe is simple to make for every day, but also elegant enough for a fancy...
Mexican Quiche Recipe: Turn Dinner Into A Spicy (not hot) Fiesta
Recently, I made the Mexican Quiche recipe for dinner. I admit, it was the first quiche I ever made...
Apple Rhubarb Crunch Recipe
This tasty fruit crunch is easy to make and full of delicious flavor! It was a hit in our kitchen!...
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...
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...
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...
Food occupies a unique position in our lives at the confluence of health, comfort, culture, social...